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Zachary N. Litvack, M.D.


Professional Statement

Dr. Litvack values a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to caring for patients suffering from benign or malignant brain tumors, head and neck cancers involving the brain and spine, chronic pain and degenerative spinal disorders. Dr. Litvack applies his unique expertise in skull base surgery, neuroendoscopy, minimally invasive cranial, and minimally invasive spinal surgery to restore patients to health while minimizing the physical and emotional impact of surgery. His patients benefit from being fully informed of their disease and their treatment options. Dr. Litvack and his patients also benefit from 24/7 access to a team of fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons with extensive experience in Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Neuroanesthesia, Neuro-endocrinology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Neuro-Oncology and Radiation Oncology.

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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
  • 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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Brown University - School of Medicine
medical school, 2003
Oregon Health & Science University
residency, General/Neurological Surgery, 2010
Brigham and Women's Hospital
fellowship, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Surgery, 2011

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Interests

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Brain
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brain Laceration
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebellar Tumor
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Encephalocele Repair
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidermoid Cysts
  • Facial Pain
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lumboperitoneal Shunt Placement
  • Malignant Brain Neoplasm
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Meningocele
  • Metastatic Brain Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Olfactory Neuroblastoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Petrous Apex Tumor
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Rathke's Cleft Cysts
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Tumor
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Professional Associations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, Pituitary Network Association, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association
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  • English

Practice Locations

Zachary N. Litvack practices at three locations

Swedish Brain & Spine Specialists
550 17th Avenue
James Tower
Suite 540

Seattle, WA 98122
Swedish Pituitary Surgery
550 17th Avenue
Suite 540

Seattle, WA 98122
Swedish Center for Hearing and Skull Base Surgery
550 17th Avenue
Suite 520

Seattle, WA 98122
Medical Groups
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