John D. Loeser, MD - Neurological Surgery


John D. Loeser, MD - Neurological Surgery

Dr. John D. Loeser reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Loeser's clinical interests include pain management and the mechanism underlying neuropathic pain. Dr. Loeser is Professor Emeritus in Neurological Surgery and in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington.

Education and Training

MD: New York University Medical School, New York, NY, 1961

Internship in Surgery: University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1961-1962

Residency in Neurological Surgery: University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA, 1962-1967


American Board of Neurological Surgery

Academic Appointments

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA:

  • Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, 2008-present
  • Professor Emeritus, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, 2008-present

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: May 29, 2014

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