Seattle Children’s Neurosciences Center – which combines neurology and neurosurgery into a comprehensive program – consistently ranks among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. We were ranked #1 in the Northwest in 2017. 

For many children we treat, care includes inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation services. See statistics and outcomes for our CARF-certified Rehabilitation Medicine program.

Number of Neurosciences Patients, 2012 to 2016

Total number of patients

67,853
190
Chiari malformation
9,860
Epilepsy
577
Hydrocephalus
1,245
Neurovascular stroke
174
Tuberous sclerosis

Number of Procedures, 2012 to 2016

17,418
EEG (electroencephalogram)
3,400
Surgery
1,178
Hydrocephalus surgery
525
Brain tumor surgery
247
Spina bifida surgery
214
Epilepsy surgery
190
Chiari malformation surgery

Where does this data come from? 

Portions of this data reflect national metrics reported to U.S. News & World Report, the Hydrocephalus Research Network, the National Epilepsy Foundation, the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Program and other internal quality assurance and improvement programs.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Talk with your child’s doctor or contact the Neurosciences Center at 206-987-2016.

What Seattle Children’s Measures and Why

We gather this data to: 

  • Measure the health of our patients
  • Improve the quality of the care we provide
  • Help you make informed decisions about your child’s care 

Learn more about outcomes at Seattle Children’s.

Statistics and outcomes: What do they mean?

Statistics, outcomes, volumes, survival rates – these numbers may seem overwhelming at first, but they can help you choose the best place for your child’s care.

 

Updated March 2018.