Neurosurgeon in Seattle, Washington (WA)

Rod J. Oskouian MD



  • Swedish Neuroscience Specialists
    1600 E Jefferson St, #101
    Seattle, Washington, 98122 - United States
    Phone: 206-320-2800

About Our Practice

Philosophy of Care: My philosophy of care is to provide comprehensive individualized medical care for my patients based on the most recent scientific advances. I also believe prevention, communication and education are a vital component of a patient's long term health and well-being.

Personal Interests: Dr. Oskouian is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex spinal disorders. As a key member of the Spine Center at SNI, his clinical practice includes the Swedish/Cherry Hill campus in Seattle and various locations in Eastside King County.

Dr. Oskouian received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed residencies in surgery and neurosurgery at the University of Virginia and a neurosurgery fellowship at the New Zealand National Hospital in Auckland.

Prior to coming to Swedish, Dr. Oskouian was at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Oskouian's research and clinical focus is scoliosis, spinal deformities and anomalies, osteoporosis, spinal cord injury, degenerative disc disease, spinal oncology, stereotactic spinal radiosurgery, and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Dr. Oskouian has published in numerous medical journals and textbooks, including Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Clinics of North America, the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus and Spine.

Clinical Interests/Special Procedures Performed: Back/Spine Surgery, Cervical Injury/Problems, Cervical Spine Problems/Proc., Cervical/Lumbar Degen. Disorders, Chordoma, Congenital Deform. Extr/Spine, Cyberknife, Disc Problems, Disc Replacement, Gamma Knife, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Disorders, Neck Injuries, Neck Pain, Osteoporosis, Peripheral Nerve Disorder, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Peripheral Neuropathy, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Scoliosis - Adult/Pediatric, Scoliosis Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Pain, Spine, Spine Surgery, Spine Trauma & Disease, Sports Injuries, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Thoracic Spine Trauma/Disease, Vertebroplasty

Education and Certification:

  • Medical School: UCLA School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Virginia
  • Fellowship: New Zealand National Hospital
  • Board Certification: Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Additional Qualifications: Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Neurosurgeon
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumor / Infection
  • AANS-CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
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