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 44 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

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Dr. Sekhar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhar treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sekhar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekhar performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sekhar performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Meningiomas
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laligam Sekhar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Chennai Medical College in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • German
  • Tamil
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sekhar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sekhar

4.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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