Samuel R Browd, MD, PhD

Samuel R Browd, MD, PhD


  • Biography

    Samuel R. Browd, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FAANS, FAAP is the Director of Seattle Children’s Hydrocephalus Program, Surgical Director of the Tone Management Program, Medical Director of Seattle Children’s Sports Concussion Program and the Director of the Sports Institute at UW Medicine. 

    Dr. Browd’s work in concussion has focused on materials, science and engineering solutions. His innovations and collaborative efforts with UW Mechanical Engineering have led to a new force reducing football helmet named VICIS. Dr. Browd currently serves as an unaffiliated neurologic consultant to the NFL and an independent neurologic consultant to the Seattle Seahawks.

    Dr. Browd has been on staff at Seattle Children’s since 2007. In addition to his work with hydrocephalus and concussion care, he has served as the surgical director of the spasticity management program.

    Board Certification(s)

    Neurological Surgery


    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT


    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

    Research Description

    Dr. Browd's research is focused on bringing innovation to patients through engineering and technology development.

    Research Focus Area

    Neuroscience / Neurodevelopment

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