Peter Francis Morgenstern, MD

Peter Francis Morgenstern, MD

On staff since July 2018

  • Dr. Morgenstern is a neurosurgeon at Seattle Children's Hospital, and an instructor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

    Dr. Morgenstern grew up in New York, and attended Dartmouth College where he studied Music. He went on to Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, where he received his MD, and then completed a 7 year residency in neurosurgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medicine. His pediatric subspecialty training has been at Seattle Children's Hospital.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Christopher Gaposchkin '99 Research Award Weill Cornell Neurological Surgery June 2016
    Kenneth Schulman Abstract Award AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery Dec. 2015
  • Other Publications

    • Ivasyk I, Morgenstern PF, Wembacher-Schroeder E, Souweidane MM
      Influence of an intratumoral cyst on drug distribution by convection-enhanced delivery: case report.
      28686124 Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2017 Sept. : 20(3)256-260
    • Morgenstern PF, Connors S, Reiner AS, Greenfield JP
      Image Guidance for Placement of Ommaya Reservoirs: Comparison of Fluoroscopy and Frameless Stereotactic Navigation in 145 Patients.
      27292205 World neurosurgery, 2016 Sept. : 93154-8 PMCID:PMC5523660
    • Morgenstern PF, Hoffman CE, Kocharian G, Singh R, Stieg PE, Souweidane MM
      Postoperative imaging for detection of recurrent arteriovenous malformations in children.
      26517058 Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2015 Oct. 30 : 1-7
    • Morgenstern PF, Souweidane MM
      Pineal region tumors: simultaneous endoscopic third ventriculostomy and tumor biopsy.
      22381843 World neurosurgery, 2013 Feb. : 79(2 Suppl)S18.e9-13
    • Morgenstern PF, Osbun N, Schwartz TH, Greenfield JP, Tsiouris AJ, Souweidane MM
      Pineal region tumors: an optimal approach for simultaneous endoscopic third ventriculostomy and biopsy.
      21456930 Neurosurgical focus, 2011 April : 30(4)E3
    • Souweidane MM, Morgenstern PF, Kang S, Tsiouris AJ, Roth J
      Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with a diminished prepontine interval.
      20192641 Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2010 March : 5(3)250-4
    • Souweidane MM, Morgenstern PF, Christos PJ, Edgar MA, Khakoo Y, Rutka JT, Dunkel IJ
      Intraoperative arachnoid and cerebrospinal fluid sampling in children with posterior fossa brain tumors.
      19574827 Neurosurgery, 2009 July : 65(1)72-8; discussion 78