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Movement disorders/spasticity, Neuromuscular diseases, Pain management, Pediatric rehabilitation medicine, Rehabilitation medicine




Ross Hays, M.D., is a board certified physician and medical director for the Palliative Care Consultation Service at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW professor of Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine and an adjunct professor of Bioethics and Humanities and Pediatrics. He also provides consultation on pediatric palliative care to hospitals regionally and nationally.

Dr. Hays strives to provide the same type of compassionate care he would want for a member of his own family.

Dr. Hays earned his M.D. from the UW. He is board certified in Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care. His clinical interests include pediatric rehabilitation, chronic pain and palliative care. His research interests include pediatric disability, medical ethics and palliative care.
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1978

Tufts University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Pediatrics

Boston University - School of Medicine

Internship, Pediatrics

Rhode Island Hospital

Residency, Pediatrics


Board Certifications
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Pediatrics, 1987, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1985, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab