Dr. David Primrose, MD

Dr. David Primrose, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Primrose, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

(206) 223-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Primrose performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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.'"
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Dr. Primrose has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Primrose's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Primrose to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Primrose's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Primrose accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Primrose has admitting privileges

Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
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Virginia Mason Medical Center
925 Seneca Street
Seattle, WA 98101
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