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Specialty
Neurosurgery, Surgery - Cranial, Surgery - Vascular, Surgery - Spine
Practice Name
EvergreenHealth Neurosurgery
Primary Address
12039 NE 128th Street, Suite 500
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Primary Phone
(425) 899-5590
Primary Fax
(425) 899-5588
Practice Website
https://www.evergreenhealth.com/neurosurgery
Accepted Insurances
Podcast
Detecting and Treating Aneurysms
Clinical Expertise
Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery
I treat all of the following disorders with both open and minimally invasive endovascular techniques:
-Cerebral Aneurysms
-Arteriovenous malformations
-Dural arteriovenous fistulas
-Subarachnoid hemorrhage
-Stroke
-Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm
-Cerebral hemorrhages
-Carotid artery stenosis
-Vertebral artery stenosis
-Intracranial artery stenosis
-Subclavian artery stenosis
-Stereotactic radiosurgery planning

Spine surgery
-Minimally invasive spine surgery
-Spinal stenosis
-Spinal disc disease
-Radiculopathy and neurogenic claudication
-Spinal cord compression
-Spinal deformity
-Spinal instability
-Spondylolisthesis
-Spinal fusion
-Spinal decompression

Neurosurgical oncology
-Minimally-invasive, endoscopic brain tumor resections
-Minimally invasive brain tumor embolization
-Spinal tumor resection
-Skull base tumor resection
-Pituitary tumor resection
-Meningioma management
-Glioma management
-Stereotactic radiosurgery
-Peripheral nerve sheath tumors resection

General Neurosurgery
-Hydrocephalus (ventriculoperitoneal shunts and third ventriculostomies)
-Traumatic brain injury
-Subdural hematomas
-Epidural hematomas
-Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes
Credentials
Board Certified in Neurosurgery
Experience
Dr. Dustin Hayward is an expert in cerebrovascular, endovascular, and brain tumor surgery. He's been practicing since 2016 and treats several disorders with open and minimally invasive techniques, including cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas, subarachnoid hemorrhages, stroke; neurosurgical oncology including all varieties of brain tumors; spinal disorders such as spinal stenosis and spinal instability; and general neurosurgical conditions. He is post-residency fellowship trained in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery.

Philosophy
My philosophy of care is straightforward: my patient and I are a team. We make all decisions together because we want the same things. Surgery is not the answer for everyone, but when surgery is the right decision, I consider it my duty to perform a technically excellent service for my patient.
Personal Information
When I am not with patients, I enjoy time with my wife and son. We are fortunate to live in the Pacific Northwest, and love exploring the area.
Medical School
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine | San Francisco, CA
Internship
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University | Chicago, IL
Residency
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University | Chicago, IL
Fellowship
Swedish Neuroscience Institute | Seattle, WA
 
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

Criteria

30 patients rated this physician.

The Provider Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
4.8
Provider Listened Carefully
4.7
Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
4.6
Provider Knew Medical History
4.6
Provider Showed Respect
4.9

Patient Comments (5 comments)

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Reviewed on October 22, 2019

Amazing.
Reviewed on September 9, 2019

Very caring & provided good information with follow up.
Reviewed on July 23, 2019

Dr. Hayward is very approachable w/all questions and down to earth & friendly! Also love Laura, his associate-!
Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Very easy to talk to.
Reviewed on June 15, 2018

A year ago he find my brain aneurysm - he did a great job.
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