Frequently Asked Questions
Yes: our surgeons specialize in all areas. Follow the link to find a physician who specializes in your medical condition:
By clicking on the link below, you can see a full list of contact information for our outpatient clinic locations:
We accept most commercial and government health insurance plans and will bill them directly. It is the patient's responsibility to contact their insurance plan representative to see if a referral is required. You will receive two bills for medical services: one from the facility where you were seen, and one from the University of Washington Physicians.
Your first visit to the clinic will include a medical history and a physical evaluation. It may be necessary to obtain laboratory tests, x-rays, or consultations with other specialists. These will be scheduled before you leave the clinic, but may require you to return to the clinic location at a later date.
We are a teaching medical center so you may be seen and examined by a resident neurosurgeon in addition to one of our faculty neurosurgeons.
In addition to your medical insurance information, please bring:
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