Rajiv Saigal M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. Accepting new patients

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Minimally invasive surgery, Neurological surgery, Neurotrauma, Scoliosis, Spinal cord injury (SCI), Spinal deformity, Spine surgery, Spine tumors


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Rajiv Saigal, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., is a physician at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Neurological Surgery and an adjunct assistant professor of Bioengineering.

Dr. Saigal specializes in spinal deformity, spinal tumors, minimally invasive techniques, spinal cord injury, and neurotrauma. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Saigal earned his M.D. at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts and his Ph.D. and M.Sc. at Harvard-MIT. He is the recipient of numerous awards for research, teaching and leadership, including the Boldrey Young Investigator Award, UCSF Neurosurgery Research and Rosegay awards, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Whitaker Graduate Research Fellowship and the Washington Spinal Cord Injury Consortium grant.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Saigal enjoys martial arts, football, snowboarding and travel
Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Brain tumors, Cerebrovascular, Epilepsy, General neurology

University of Miami

Fellowship, 2016, Spine Surgery

San Diego Spine Foundation, Scripps

Fellowship, 2016, Spine Surgery

UCSF - Dept. of Neurological Surgery

Residency, 2015, Neurosurgery

UCSF - Dept. of Neurological Surgery

Internship, 2010, Neurosurgery

Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical Education, 2009

Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Ph.D, 2009