David W. Newell, M.D.

David W. Newell, M.D.

Co-Executive Director, Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Location: Cherry Hill


Dr. David Newell is one of the executive directors of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, and he is a practicing neurosurgeon where his sub-specialty is cerebrovascular neurosurgery. Swedish Neurosurgery has the two most sophisticated types of radio surgery equipment, the GammaKnife and the CyberKnife. Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Dr. Newell provide the most comprehensive care possible for all of their patients.

Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Stroke

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed
Adult Complex Mimimally Invasive Spinal Disorders, Aneurysmal Arterial Disease, Aneurysms, Aneurysms (Brain/Cerebral), Arteriovenous Bypass, Arteriovenous Malformations, Auto Accidents-Back/Neck pain, Back Injuries, Back/Spine Injuries, Back/Spine Surgery, Carotid End Arterectomy, Carotid Endarterectomy, Carotid Surgery, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cervical Spine Problems/Proc., Cervical/Lumbar Degen. Disorders, Clinical Research & Educ., Clinical Trials, Craniocervical Junction Disorders, Craniocervical Junction Surgery, CyberKnife, Disc Problems, Disc Replacement, Gamma Knife, Lumbar Fusion, Lumbar Spine Trauma/Disease, Microvascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Disorders, Neck Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Disorders, Spine Tumor/AVM Embolization, Stroke Thrombolysis, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Tumors (Spine and Cranial)

Medical School
Case Western Reserve University

University of Washington - Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Bern, Switzerland

Board Certifications
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Additional Information
Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Former Chief of Neurosurgery, Harborview Medical Center

Dr. Newell has been named in many prestigious lists of best doctors, including: Best Doctors in America®, Super doctors, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Washington Magazine, Consumer’s Guide to Top Doctors, Health Network Service Excellence Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., and Av vo, one of the nation's leading companies involved in quality metrics in health care.

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Contact Information

Comprehensive Spine Program at Swedish Neuroscience Institute
550 17th Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: New Patients - 206-320-BACK (2225) | Main Clinic - 206-320-2800
Fax: 206-320-5250
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Conditions Treated

Acute Spine Pain
Degenerative Spinal Disorders
Spinal Deformity
Spine Tumors
Spinal Deformity
Spine Tumors

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