Zachary N. Litvack, M.D.

Zachary N. Litvack, M.D.



4.6 out of 5.0
Rating 4.5
(53 Reviews)
Accepting New Patients
Swedish Neurosurgery
550 17th Avenue
Suite 540
Seattle, WA 98122
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About Zachary N. Litvack, M.D.

Dr. Litvack values a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to caring for patients suffering from benign or malignant brain tumors, head and neck cancers involving the brain and spine, chronic pain and degenerative spinal disorders. Dr. Litvack applies his unique expertise in skull base surgery, neuroendoscopy, minimally invasive cranial, and minimally invasive spinal surgery to restore patients to health while minimizing the physical and emotional impact of surgery. His patients benefit from being fully informed of their disease and their treatment options. Dr. Litvack and his patients also benefit from 24/7 access to a team of fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons with extensive experience in Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Neuroanesthesia, Neuro-endocrinology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Neuro-Oncology and Radiation Oncology.


  • Brown University - School of Medicine
    Medical School, 2003
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship, 2011
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency, 2010

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • Pituitary Network Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association



Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (WA Apple Health)
  • Coordinated care (WA Apple Health)
  • First Health/Coventry PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • International Community Health Services Pace Program
  • Kaiser Foundation
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare (WA Apple Health/Healthy Options)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicare Advantage
  • Regence BlueShield of Washington
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • WellCare

Clinical Interests

  • acoustic neuroma
  • arachnoid cyst
  • astrocytoma tumors
  • benign neoplasm of brain
  • brachial plexus injury
  • brain cancer
  • brain laceration
  • brain neoplasms
  • brain surgery
  • cerebellar tumor
  • cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • chiari decompression
  • chordoma
  • craniopharyngioma
  • encephalocele repair
  • endoscopic neurosurgery
  • ependymoma
  • epidermoid cysts
  • facial pain
  • gamma knife radiosurgery
  • glioma
  • glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • hydrocephalus
  • lumboperitoneal shunt placement
  • medulloblastoma
  • meningioma
  • meningocele
  • metastatic brain cancer
  • nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
  • neuroendocrine tumors
  • neuroendoscopy
  • normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • olfactory neuroblastoma
  • oligodendroglioma
  • orbital tumors
  • peripheral nerve surgery
  • petrous apex tumor
  • pineal tumor
  • pituitary surgery
  • rathke cleft cysts
  • sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma
  • skull base tumor
  • spinal tumor
  • virtual care

Other Locations

Patient Reviews
4.6 out of 5.0(53 Reviews)

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