Dr. Laligam Sekhar, MD

Dr. Laligam Sekhar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Laligam Sekhar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Chennai Medical College in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

908 Jefferson St Fl 5

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

(206) 744-9300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Dr. Sekhar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhar performs Brain Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Sekhar performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhar treats Brain Aneurysm more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sekhar treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhar treats Hydrocephalus more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Sekhar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Sekhar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laligam Sekhar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Chennai Medical College in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Hospital Inc-Flexible or Transitional Year
Residency Hospital
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Neurological Surgery
Residency Hospital
1983
Krankenhaus Nordstadt
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Cook Co Hosp
Internship Hospital
1974
Chennai Medical College
Medical School
1983
1976
1974

Languages

  • German
  • Tamil
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sekhar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sekhar

4.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
80.76923076923077%
(21)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
11.538461538461538%
(3)

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Dr Sekhar was my second opinion and my final choice when it came to an acoustic neuroma. I saw two more opinions after him that had different approaches and procedures, but he was patient to answer my further questions both via email and phone call. There came a time that I nervously put off the...Read More
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Dr. Sekhar saved my life by putting 2 clips in for my 1.1 cm, very large brain anuerysm . I will be forever grateful to this very skilled surgeon. The nurse (Pamela, not Pam as she corrected me) was another story. Berating me until I was in tears for smoking, I quit the day before surgery 4 years...Read More
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Dr. Ask her saved my life when I had a ruptured brain aneurysm, he then found more before they ruptured. He is very skilled in what he does, his staff for the most part is awesome!
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I had a large vestibular schwanoma excised in Jan 2015. Thanks to Dr Sekhar and Harborbview rehab I am walking, talking, swallowing and smiling (a little crooked, but who cares!). Dr Sekhar and his efficient team (except for 1 Nurse practitioner) were skilled, compassionate and approachable. As...Read More
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The best neurosurgeon. I saw him 15 years ago (oh my!) and he saved my life. I lived in Boston, but was visiting Virginia when I had my annie. I was sad to see him move cross country but Seattle is very lucky to have this man.
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