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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Top Care Areas

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 88% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Primrose "'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.'"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Primrose's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Primrose

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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