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.
Dr. Nora also specializes in complex spinal disorders and has a special interest in cervical spine disease and cervical disc replacement surgery.
George Washington University
American Board of Neurological Surgery
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.
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...