Richard G. Ellenbogen M.D., F.A.C.S. Accepting new patients

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Specialties

Gamma knife, Neurological surgery, Neuro-oncology (brain cancer), Pituitary disorders, Primary care - pediatrics

Languages

English

Biography

Richard G. Ellenbogen, M.D., F.A.C.S., is an attending surgeon at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s and UW Medical Center. Dr. Ellenbogen is also a professor and chair of the UW Department of Neurological Surgery. 

Dr. Ellenbogen strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Ellenbogen served in the U.S. Army as chief of Neurosurgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He was deployed with the 18th Airborne Corps during Desert Storm and was awarded a Bronze Star for his service to soldiers with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Dr. Ellenbogen’s clinical interests include pediatric and adult brain tumors, craniofacial developmental abnormalities and trauma, Chiari malformations, minimally invasive brain surgery, neuro-trauma surgery and concussion. His research interests include studying the long-term cognitive and health effects of TBI, molecular imaging/nanotechnology and cerebrospinal fluid physiology.

Personal Interests

In addition to caring for his patients, Dr. Ellenbogen enjoys sports, gardening, fishing and cooking.
Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

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

206.520.5000

Brain tumors, Cerebrovascular, Epilepsy, General neurology

Gamma Knife Center at Harborview

Gamma Knife Center at Harborview

325 9th Ave., Center Tower, Ground Floor, GCT 44 Seattle, WA 98104

206.744.8067

Acoustic neuromas, Brain tumors, Meningiomas, Movement disorders/spasticity

Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.5637

Back/spine injury treatment, Brain tumors, Chronic pain, Head & neck surgery

sports concussion at harborview

Sports Concussion Program at Harborview

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

206.744.8000

Concussion

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109

855.557.0555

Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

Brown Medical School

Medical education, 1983

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Internship, General Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Residency, Neurological Surgery

 

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery, 1998, The American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery, 1992, American Board of Neurological Surgery