Dr. David Newell, MD

Dr. David Newell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. David Newell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

550 17th Ave Ste 240

Seattle, WA 98122

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Newell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Newell treats Chiari's Deformity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Newell treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Newell performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Newell performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Newell treats Brain Aneurysm more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Newell treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide the best patient experience to all my patients and work with them to achieve the best outcome possible for their condition

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    University Of Bern / Medical Faculty
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1983
    University Washington Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Harvard University
    Undergraduate School
    1978
  • 1976
    Boston University
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Awards

Dr. Newell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Newell

4.0

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
70.27027027027027%
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4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.405405405405405%
(2)
1 Star
18.91891891891892%
(7)

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I had major issues with my back. I had had surgery in 2008 and had developed new problems. Dr. Newel correctly diagnosed the issues involved and performed corrective surgery. He and his staff were very professional, answering question and showing true concern for my issues. His explanations of...Read More
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Dr Newell is an outstanding physician. He saved our daughter life. She has a very complex brain disease and he performed an amazing surgery. He very kind and very compassionate. His outlook on the future is what really kept our family together during this very troubling time. I cannot Thank him...Read More
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Dr. Newell performed a MVD on me for TN 8 weeks ago and from the moment i woke up i have been pain free. He is the kindess Dr. I have ever met. I highly recommend him if you need brain surgery. His office is very helpful and quik to respond to questions or concens. Thank you Dr. Newell for...Read More
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Dr. Newell is an amazing surgeon. He has a great bedside manner and makes you feel at ease even while delivering a tough diagnosis. You know you are in good hands when Dr. Newell is your neurosurgeon. He treated a family member for an AVM by performing a radio-surgery and was able to predict every...Read More
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Dr Newell performed an MVD on me in December 2015. I was in constant pain and the last year was unbearable. Although I am suffering from double vision now the surgery was a total success. No more pain. Dr Newell explained the procedure and his staff is incredible. Highly recommend to anyone...Read More
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