Ross M. Hays M.D.

 Ross  M. Hays M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

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


Center for Women and Children, Neurosciences




Ross Mcgandy Hays, M.D., is medical director for the Palliative Care Consultation Service at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hays also provides consultation on pediatric palliative care to hospitals regionally and nationally.

Dr. Hays earned his M.D. from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle. He completed his internship in pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, his residency in pediatrics at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, and a fellowship in pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. He is board-certified in pediatrics, rehabilitation medicine, and hospice and palliative care. 

Dr. Hays' clinical interests include pediatric rehabilitation, chronic pain and palliative care. His research interests include pediatric disability, medical ethics, and palliative care.

Dr. Hays is a professor in the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.


Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1978


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabHospice and Palliative Medicine2012
American Board of PediatricsPediatrics1987
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1985
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