Peter Nora
Peter C. Nora, M.D.

Peter C. Nora, M.D.

Peter C. Nora, M.D.
Specialty

Movement Disorders, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Deep Brain Stimulation, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Spinal Disorders

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Medicare, Medicaid/DSHS, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Payment Plan, American Express, Discover Card

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

Dr. Nora was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine (2013)

Physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

News Release

Dr. Nora was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2013)

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

 


Patient Education

Visit our Health Library and discover a variety of fun and easy to use interactive tools to help you learn more about your spine condition. For more information, visit www.swedish.org/spineeducation.


Featured Videos

What are the treatment options for cervical spine disease?

 

 

Join Dr. Peter C. Nora as he explains some of the options available for treating degenerative spine conditions.

How hard is it to accurately diagnose cervical spine disease?

Join Dr. Peter C. Nora as he explains how to accurately diagnose cervical spine disease.
 

 


Appointments

Chief of Neurosurgery

Medical Director, Swedish Neuroscience Institute Spine Program

Fellow, American College of Surgeons


On Demand Spine CME

The On Demand Spine CME Module provides an ongoing forum for physicians and allied health professionals to enhance their diagnostic, clinical, and treatment skills of patients with Spine Disorders. Participants who review the modules may take a brief online quiz, and upon passing the test, may immediately print their CME certificate.

   Featured Presentation
   Demystifying Spine Surgery – Cervical and Occipito-Cervical
   Peter C. Nora, M.D., FACS

   Recorded Friday, June 3, 2011 
   64 Minutes | 45 Seconds

 


Recorded CME Conferences

Keynote Address: Spine Care 2010 – Back to the Future
June 25, 2010

Safety Considerations for Neurostimulation
August 27, 2010

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment: Taking Charge of Your Destiny
September 29, 2009

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
May 15, 2008

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Nora was formerly director of movement disorders surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center. He is now director of the comprehensive movement disorders program at Swedish, as well as an active DBS research program for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.

Personal Interests

Dr. Nora also specializes in complex spinal disorders and has a special interest in cervical spine disease and cervical disc replacement surgery.

Medical School

Tulane University

Residency

George Washington University

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery

Additional Information:

Dr. Nora was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine (2013)

Physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

News Release

Dr. Nora was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2013)

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

 


Patient Education

Visit our Health Library and discover a variety of fun and easy to use interactive tools to help you learn more about your spine condition. For more information, visit www.swedish.org/spineeducation.


Featured Videos

What are the treatment options for cervical spine disease?

 

 

Join Dr. Peter C. Nora as he explains some of the options available for treating degenerative spine conditions.

How hard is it to accurately diagnose cervical spine disease?

Join Dr. Peter C. Nora as he explains how to accurately diagnose cervical spine disease.
 

 


Appointments

Chief of Neurosurgery

Medical Director, Swedish Neuroscience Institute Spine Program

Fellow, American College of Surgeons


On Demand Spine CME

The On Demand Spine CME Module provides an ongoing forum for physicians and allied health professionals to enhance their diagnostic, clinical, and treatment skills of patients with Spine Disorders. Participants who review the modules may take a brief online quiz, and upon passing the test, may immediately print their CME certificate.

   Featured Presentation
   Demystifying Spine Surgery – Cervical and Occipito-Cervical
   Peter C. Nora, M.D., FACS

   Recorded Friday, June 3, 2011 
   64 Minutes | 45 Seconds

 


Recorded CME Conferences

Keynote Address: Spine Care 2010 – Back to the Future
June 25, 2010

Safety Considerations for Neurostimulation
August 27, 2010

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment: Taking Charge of Your Destiny
September 29, 2009

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
May 15, 2008

Click here for research information. 

The Goal of DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) Surgery

I met with several patients this week to discuss their personal journey to making the decision to pursue DBS surgery. Not surprisingly, they were well educated about their disease and treatment options.

Each patient reminded me that there is a lot of information and misinformation about surgery for movement disorders.

The most important advice I can give any patient or family is...

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Offices

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.

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