Biography & Education

Dr. Jost is a neurosurgeon specializing inthe diagnosis and treatment of patients withbrain tumors as well as other cranial and spinal neuro-surgical diseases. Her primary clinical practice is located at Swedish/Cherry Hill, and she also sees patients at clinics in the Edmonds area as well as Eastside King County. This facilitates accessibility of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute team so that patients throughout the region can receive the very best care without necessarily having to travel downtown for clinic appointments.
Additional Information

Dr. Jost Fouke has been named among the nation’s “30 Women in Spine and Neurosurgery to Know” by Becker’s Spine Review. More info here.

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Recorded CME Conferences

"Medical and Surgical Treatment of Elevated Intracranial Pressure" and "Patients Post-Craniotomy: What is Important To Watch For?"
June 11, 2012

Peri-Operative Patient Management
June 17, 2011

Women and Their Unique Experiences with Spinal Disease
February 12, 2010

CONDR: A Prospective Multi-Site Study Focused on the Integration of Advanced Imaging Data into Neuro-oncology Clinical Research
October 7, 2010

Medical and Surgical Treatment of Elevated Intracranial Pressure
May 15, 2009

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
Education Background
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine
Residency Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Ireland
  • English
Personal Interests
Dr. Jost is a graduate of Princeton University and received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She completed a surgery internship and a residency in neurological surgery at Washington University. In addition, she completed a research fellowship focusing on the applications of advanced imaging to neuro-oncology and a clinical fellowship at the Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to coming to Swedish, Dr. Jost was on the faculty in the department of neurological surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Care Locations

751 N.E. Blakely Dr.
Issaquah, WA 98209
751 N.E. Blakely Dr.
4th Floor
Issaquah, WA 98029
Fax 425-313-7180
550 17th Ave.
Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98122
Accepted Insurances
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
  • Cigna� Community Health Plan of Washington
  • DSHS Medicaid Provider One
  • Essence PCP� Evercare
  • Federal Employees Blue Cross / Blue Shield Plan
  • First Choice
  • Great West Health Plan
  • Group Health
  • HMA using Regence Network
  • ILWU-PMA (Longshoremen)
  • L&I Self Insured
  • Lifewise
  • Medicare
  • Molina Health Care
  • One Health Plan
  • PacificCare of Washington
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Puget Sound Health Partners
  • Regence Glue Shield
  • Secure Horizons of Washington
  • Sound Health and Wellness
  • Staywell
  • Sterling Life Medicare Replacement Plan
  • Truteed Plans
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United HealthCare
Accepted Payment Methods
Medicare, Medicaid/DSHS, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express, Billing Service, Discover Card, Money Order
Accepting Medicaid



  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Auto Accidents-Back/Neck pain
  • Back Injuries
  • Back/Spine Injuries
  • Brain Surgeons
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • CyberKnife
  • Disc Problems
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Head Injury
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Trauma/Disease
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Neurosurgeons at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute
  • Neurosurgery
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Radiosurgery (CyberKnife & Gamma Knife) Physicians
  • Skull-Base Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spine Center
  • Spine Surgeons
  • Spine Surgery
  • The Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment


Patient Ratings and Comments
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The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (73 Ratings, 11 Comments)


She is an excellent communicator which is not always the case with surgeons.
Swedish Patient

Always called to remind me of appointment a day ahead.
Swedish Patient

I really appreciated the time she spent explaining everything, and discussing all of the options.
Swedish Patient

she was amazing. took a great deal of time explaining things to Us and took the time to answer all of our questions.
Swedish Patient

she explain things in detail in such an easy way for me to understand. It really helped me understand the condition the results of x-rays and what not. It was great to be able to see and understand what I was looking at
Swedish Patient

Very prompt service! Location was too far from my home.
Swedish Patient

Swedish Patient

They all were very calm and thorough.
Swedish Patient

Excellent care provided!
Swedish Patient

*Dr. Fouke is the best! And so is her staff.
Swedish Patient

She had great bedside manner and was good at explaining things.
Swedish Patient