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Ilene Sue Ruhoy, MD, PhD

Ilene Sue Ruhoy, MD, PhD


On staff since January 2014


My husband and I appreciated Dr. Ruhoy's attention to detail, careful listening to our concerns and holistic approach to treatment for our daughter.
TrishaLake Stevens, WA02.01.14
My 7 year old daughter, who has been suffering from migraines for years, saw Dr. Ruhoy today and I am so glad we did. I brought her in after trying everything else I could think of because I was afraid of my daughter being on a medication with potentially dangerous side effects. It was time to come in though, and although we are ultimately trying one of the medications I was fearful of, Dr. Ruhoy talked to us at length about different options, with or without this medication and was absolutely brilliant with my daughter. She has a great deal of knowledge and advice about more natural approaches that will be easy to incorporate into our schedules. I am looking forward to working with her in the future to help improve my child's quality of life. Thank you very much!
Recommend Dr. Ilene Ruhoy


Medical/Professional School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Child Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle
Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Mitochondrial disease, neuromuscular disease

Research Description

To assess complex I disorders as a distinct entity from other types of mitochondrial disease by evaluating white matter tracts of complex I patients using quantitative MRI

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.7.420 - Neurology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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