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Dr. Katherine Bonsell Joins EvergreenHealth Neurological Care
Date
10/10/2017
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Image of Dr. Katherine Bonsell, neurologist and epilepsy expert at EvergreenHealth General Neurology in Kirkland WAKirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth recently welcomed Dr. Katherine Bonsell to its Neurological Care team. Dr. Bonsell is board-certified in neurology and comes to EvergreenHealth from Tucson, Arizona, where she completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Arizona’s Banner University Medical Center.

Dr. Bonsell specializes in diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders. She is passionate about treating each patient as a whole person in order to maximize their functioning and lead them on a path to better health. When not treating patients, she enjoys volunteering with local nonprofit organization, the Forgotten Children’s Fund.

“Dr. Bonsell is an extremely valuable asset to our system as the newest member of our Neurological Care team, delivering exceptional care to patients with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and other neurological disorders,” said Bob Malte, CEO of EvergreenHealth. “Our neurosciences program offers leading-edge treatment, access to clinical trials, and rehabilitative services to meet the needs of our ever-growing community. We warmly welcome Dr. Bonsell into the EvergreenHealth family of providers, whose collective dedication and compassion help us to enrich the health and well-being of every life we touch.”

EvergreenHealth Neurological Care provides diagnosis, treatment, therapies and rehabilitative services for neurological and cerebrovascular conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s, movement disorders and multiple sclerosis, as well as neuropsychology and neurosurgery services. The practice is located within the Neuroscience, Spine & Orthopedic Institute in the DeYoung Pavilion on EvergreenHealth’s Kirkland campus.

For more information about EvergreenHealth Neurological Care, please visit www.evergreenhealth.com/neurologist, or call the EvergreenHealth 24/7 Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000.

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About EvergreenHealth
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

In 2016, EvergreenHealth achieved its eighth designation in the last nine years (2009-2012, and 2014-2017) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and in 2017 it was named one of Healthgrades 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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