Department of Neurology


May 9, 2024

Strike Out Stroke May 31st, 2024

May is Stroke Month. And Strike out Stroke is a fun educational event with the Mariners coming up 5.31 at T Mobile Park  with 12 area hospitals and the United Stroke Alliance. Buy tickets at the link below $5 will go to support the United Stroke Alliance. We need to sell 600 tickets by…

February 6, 2024

Epilepsy Care: Collaborating to Prevent Seizures

Whether a patient receives a new diagnosis of epilepsy or they have struggled for years to manage their seizures, they need high-quality care from the partnership of their primary care provider and specialist. UW Medicine neurological surgeons and neurologists are trained to deliver the most advanced epilepsy therapies and treatments, offering relief for a condition…

December 7, 2023

UW Medicine’s Memory and Brain Wellness Center treated its first patient with the new Alzheimer’s drug, Lecanemab

UW Medicine’s Memory and Brain Wellness Center treated its first patient with the new Alzheimer’s drug, lecanemab, on Dec. 1. The drug has been shown to reduce cognitive decline in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease.

ALS Clinic receives UW Medicine Cares Award 

Congratulations to the ALS Clinic on receiving a Fall 2023 UW Medicine Cares Award. Nassim Rad, MD, Assistant Professor, is co-director of the clinic along with Michael D. Weiss, MD, FAAN, Professor, UW Department of Neurology. The UW Medicine Cares Awards were established in 2013 to formally recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals and…

September 5, 2023

Child Neurologists Named Top Doctor 2023 | Seattle Magazine

Seattle magazine has published its list of “Top Docs” for Child Neurology. Hannah Tully, MD: Pediatric neurology; Seattle Children’s Hospital   Catherine Amlie-Lefond, MD, Pediatric neurology; Seattle Children’s Hospital   James Owens, MD, PhD: Neurosciences Center, Neurology, Environmental Medicine, Epilepsy Program; Seattle Children’s Hospital Kyle Steinman, MD: Pediatric neurology, Autism; Seattle Children’s Hospital Russell Saneto, DO,…

Neurologists Named Top Doctor 2023 | Seattle Magazine

Ali Samii, MD: Movement disorders, Neurology; Neurology Clinic at UW Medical Center Gary A. Stobbe, MD: Neurology, Autism; Adult Autism Clinic  Gloria von Geldern, MD: Multiple sclerosis, Neurology, Telehealth services; Multiple Sclerosis Center at UW Medical Center Annette Wundes, MD: Neurology, Multiple sclerosis, Telehealth services; Multiple Sclerosis Center at UW Medical Center  Michael Weiss, MD:…

May 19, 2023

An Innovative Approach to Dementia and Memory Care

Alzheimer’s disease can be a devastating diagnosis. This progressive neurodegenerative condition affects a person’s cognitive abilities, memories and independence in the later stages. In the United States, approximately 6.7 million people are currently affected, and the Alzheimer’s Association expects that number to nearly double to 12.7 million by 2050. But patients who receive an Alzheimer’s…

February 27, 2023

UW Medicine Neurology on Pace to Transform Rural Health

For Thabele (Bay) Leslie-Mazwi, MD, the UW Medicine Department of Neurology is more than the only group of academic medicine specialists providing neurological services to Washington state and the Pacific Northwest. It’s a team of providers uniquely positioned to transform care for the thousands of people living in the area’s most remote locations. “For rural…

February 9, 2023

UW Medicine MS Walk – Sunday, April 23, 2023

October 10, 2022

Innovations In Epilepsy Conference

After 2 years of going virtual, we are thrilled to bring you the Innovations in Epilepsy Conference in-person! Join us on Saturday, November 12 at Seattle Children’s Hospital for this annual conference. We have great presenters and topics planned that you don’t want to miss! Featuring UW Medicine’s Dr. Holmes and Dr. Kim! Can’t join us in-person?…

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