Dr. Peter Nora, MD

Dr. Peter Nora, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(17)
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Dr. Peter Nora, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12039 NE 128th St # 500

Kirkland, WA 98034

Contact Information

(425) 899-5590

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nora "My philosophy of care is to listen and understand the concerns and symptoms of each patient. We will first explore nonsurgical treatments to alleviate the pain. If those are not effective, then we will look at surgical options to improve the patient's quality of life. I would like each and every patient and their family members to leave my office with the comfort of understanding the next phase of their care with all questions answered. "
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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

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nora's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nora to family and friends
4.2
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Nora's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Mt Vernon, Wa. |
I had sought care previous to Dr. Nora with another neurosurgical team (multiple scans, steroid injections, etc ) with negative results and their last recommendation - major multilevel cervical and lumbar surgeries. I sought out a 'second opinion' from Dr. Nora after excellent reviews from two of...more
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Seattle, WA |
Dr Nora put a lot of effort into figuring out the cause of my pain, but he and his team left me in limbo several times waiting for findings/next steps, sometimes for many weeks, in spite of calling them multiple times, which left me increasingly anxious and in ongoing pain. Dr Nora was 30 min or...more
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Seattle, WA |
I had an excellent outcome with a very complicated surgery following five fractures in my neck. My case was studied in advance by a team of 16 Neurosurgeons. The outcome far surpassed the anticipated results. Dr. Nora is highly skilled and also extremely compassionate.
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in Indio, CA |
the single best experience with a doctor and staff in 67 years of life....5 stars in ever respect...plus super results of a complicated surgery
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Hospitals where Dr. Nora has admitting privileges

EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland
12040 NE 128th St
Kirkland, WA 98034
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