Dr. David Primrose, MD

Dr. David Primrose, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. David Primrose, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Primrose's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primrose treats Cranial Trauma more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Primrose treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primrose treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Primrose treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Primrose treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Primrose treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Primrose's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

'I enjoy taking patient histories and conducting examinations, and formulating a plan. No matter how much technology enhances my practice, I love the basics of medicine.'

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Montreal Neur Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1989
    Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1983
    Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School
    1982

Awards

Dr. Primrose's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Primrose

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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