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Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Oskouian is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex spinal disorders. As the Chief of the Complex Spine Department, his clinical practice located on the Swedish/Cherry Hill campus in Seattle focuses on scoliosis, spinal deformities, spine trauma, spine fractures, spinal surgery revisions, osteoporosis, spinal cord injury, degenerative disc disease, spine tumors, stereotactic spinal radiosurgery, spine infections, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Oskouian received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Virginia under the late Dr. John Jane, Sr. Dr. Oskouian completed his neurosurgery fellowship at the New Zealand National Hospital in Auckland. Dr. Oskouian has published in numerous medical journals and textbooks, including Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Clinics of North America, the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus and Spine. His philosophy of care is to provide comprehensive, individualized medical care for his patients based on the most recent scientific advances. Dr. Oskouian also believes prevention, communication and education are a vital component of a patient’s long-term health and well-being.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

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  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
medical school
University of Virginia
residency
New Zealand National Hospital
fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Surgery, Neurological

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Neuroimaging
  • Abnormal Vertebrae
  • Accessory Nerve Disease
  • Accessory Nerve Injury
  • Acoustic Neurofibromatosis
  • Acromegaly
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arnold Chiari Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Back Fracture
  • Back Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Back Surgery
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Brain
  • Biopsy Of Brain
  • Biopsy Of Skull
  • Bone Growth Stimulator
  • Bone Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brain Laceration
  • Bulging Disc
  • Burr Hole
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
  • Cerebellar Anomaly
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Cyst
  • Cerebral Decompression
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Cerebral Hernia
  • Cervical Arthritis
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spinal Fracture
  • Cervical Spinal Fusion
  • Cervical Spinal Injury
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Chordoma
  • Clipping Of Brain Aneurysm
  • Cns Lymphoma
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Complex Spinal Deformities
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Cerebral Hernia
  • Cordotomy
  • Cortical Mapping
  • Cranial Nerve Diseases
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cranial Nerve Injuries
  • Cranial Nerve Palsy
  • Cranial Nerve Repair
  • Cranial Puncture
  • Cranial Vault Malformations
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniocele
  • Craniotomy
  • Cranium Bifidum
  • Csf Shunt Removal
  • Cyberknife
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Decompression Median Nerve At Elbow
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Asleep
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Awake
  • Deep Brain Stimulation For Dystonia
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Diplomyelia
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Surgery
  • Diskectomy
  • Dorsal Column Stimulator
  • Dural Sinus Thrombosis
  • Electrical Sacral Stimulation
  • Encephalocele
  • Encephalocele Repair
  • Encephalomegaly
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Coiling Of Aneurysm
  • Epidermoid Cysts
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Extradural Abscess
  • Facet Injection
  • Facet Pain
  • Facial Pain
  • Flow Diversion For Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Perfexion
  • Ganglioglioma
  • Ganglioneuroblastoma
  • Generalized Hyperhidrosis
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Head Reconstruction
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniation Syndrome
  • Hydrorhachis
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Injury Of Optic Chiasm
  • Intracranial Abscess
  • Intracranial Arterial Bypass
  • Intracranial Arterial Occlusion
  • Intracranial Hemangioma
  • Intracranial Hemorrhages
  • Intracranial Mass
  • Intraspinal Abscess
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lesion Of Median Nerve
  • Lesion Of Popliteal Nerve
  • Lesion Of Posterior Tibial Nerve
  • Lesion Of Sciatic Nerve
  • Lipomyelomeningocele
  • Lobectomy Of Brain
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Drain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • Lumboperitoneal Shunt Placement
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesion
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Malignant Neoplasm Spinal Cord
  • Median Nerve Entrapment At Elbow
  • Meningocele
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Migraine Surgery
  • Migraine Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Myelopathy
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
  • Neck Pain
  • Needle Biopsy Of Brain
  • Needle Biopsy Of Cerebral Meninges
  • Neuroablation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Neurofibrosarcoma
  • Neurogenic Claudication
  • Nonruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Open Biopsy Of Brain
  • Optic Nerve Decompression
  • Optic Nerve Surgery
  • Orbital Nerve Decompression
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Parkinsons Surgery
  • Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Tumors
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Schwannoma
  • Periventricular Mass
  • Petrous Apex Tumor
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Post-Laminectomy Kyphosis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Prolactinoma
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rathke's Cleft Cysts
  • Removal Acoustic Neuroma
  • Repair Of Brain
  • Resection Of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Brain Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sarcoma
  • Scheurmanns Disease
  • Schwannomatosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shevel Procedure
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Abscess
  • Spinal Cord Anomaly
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Spinal Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Spinal Dural Graft
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Meningioma
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Schwannoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Spine Arthritis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Injuries
  • Spine Stapling
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spondylectomy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Spondylosyndesis
  • Spongioblastoma
  • Standard Transphenoidal Approach
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiotherapy
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subcaudate Tractotomy
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Surgery For Spasticity
  • Surgical Treatment Of Myelopathy
  • Syringobulbia
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov Cysts
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Thoracic Disc Herniation
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Transpetrosal Approaches
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression
  • Ulnar Nerve Surgery
  • Ultrasound Steroid Injection Of The Spine
  • Us Lower Lumbar Drainage
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulator
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Brain
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Spine
  • Ventricular Shunt
  • Ventriculo Peritoneal Shunt
  • Ventriculocisternostomy
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Vertebral Epiphysitis
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Vertebral Transposition
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Visual Cortex Injury
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Publications

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Professional Associations

Member: Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Foundation, Neurofibromatosis Foundation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Medical Association, North American Spine Association, Seattle Science Foundation Advisory Board, AOSpine; Board Member: One Spine, Puget Sound Spine Interest Group; Chairman: One Spine Annual Fellows Meeting
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Languages

  • English
  • Persian

Practice Locations

Rod J. Oskouian practices at one location

Spine Specialists at SNI
550 17th Avenue
James Tower
Suite 500

Seattle, WA 98122
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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