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Brian L. Dial, MD

Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery

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Conditions Treated

pars fractures, sacroiliac joint pain, sciatica, annular tear, cervicogenic headaches, congenital spine abnormalities, curvature of the spine, degenerative discs, discogenic back pain, facet joint pain, kyphosis, neck fracture, pinched nerve, piriformis syndrome, radicular pain, sacroiliac joint arthritis, spinal cord compression, spinal tumors, spine arthritis, synovial cysts, thoracic myelopathy, whiplash, compression fractures of the spines, facet arthropathy, spinal cord disfunction, spinal cord injuries, spinal deformity, spinal infections, spine pain, spondylolysis, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, back pain, failed back surgery, herniated disc, lower back pain, myelopathy, neck pain, radiculopathy, scoliosis, post laminectomy syndrome pain, spinal instability, back fracture, back injury, and spine disorders

Procedures Performed

anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), cervical corpectomy, cervical disc replacement, cervical foraminotomy, cervical laminectomy, cervical laminectomy and fusion, extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF), laminoplasty, lumbar laminotomy, lumbar microdiscectomy, lumbar spinal fusion, neck surgery, pars interarticularis repair, posterior cervical decompression and fusion, posterior cervical laminectomy, revision spinal surgery, sacroiliac joint fusion, spinal deformity correction, spine tumor resection, thoracic discectomy and fusion, thoracic laminectomy, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF), transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), cervical microdiscectomy, minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal fusion, laminectomy, nonsurgical treatment of spine conditions, spine surgery, thoracic fusion, and back surgery

Contact Information

  • Office: 425-899-4930
  • Fax: 425-899-4811

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Gender:

Male

Languages:

English

Interpretation Services Available

Board Certification

Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Dial has passed all certification exams and completed the first phase of board eligibility. He is on track to finalize his board certification in 2023.

Experience

Dr. Brian Dial is a fellowship trained and well published spine surgeon who specializes in complex spine surgery. He treats all spine-related conditions utilizing the most current and minimally invasive approaches to successfully manage the patient's condition.
Dr. Dial received his bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering and prior to medical school worked as a research and development engineer. His engineering foundation sharpened his problem-solving skills and prepared him to better understand new spine technology in order to provide the best patient care.
Following his orthopedic surgical training at Duke University, he attended the pediatric and adult spinal deformity fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. This prestigious fellowship provided mentorship from world-renowned spinal deformity surgeons and prepared him to address the most complex spinal pathologies. 

Philosophy of Care

My philosophy as a spine surgeon is to provide you with a detailed understanding of both what is causing your neck and/or back symptoms and the different treatment options available to best alleviate your symptoms. Once you have a detailed understanding of your problem, we can decide on the best course of treatment together.  Ideally, the least invasive intervention that will successfully allow you to regain and maintain your desired lifestyle will be selected. Undergoing spine surgery can be a stressful process, but through shared decision making and my patient-centered care I am confident that you will feel comfortable before, during and after surgery.

Experience

Year began practicing: 2020

Medical School

Loyola University - Stritch School of Medicine | Maywood, IL

Residency

Duke University Hospital (orthopedic surgery) | Durham, NC

Fellowship

Washington University (spine surgery) | St. Louis, MO

Personal Information

My wife, Julie, and I are very excited to be calling the Pacific Northwest home. As a Chicago native who grew up surrounded by multiple professional teams, I am looking forward to diving into the Seattle sports culture. Julie and I enjoy a number of outdoor activities including taking our dog, Frankie, on hikes, kayaking, beach volleyball and skiing. Julie, a pediatrician, and I also have a mutual passion for global health and we enjoy participating in medical mission work.