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David W. Newell
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David W. Newell, M.D., is co-executive director of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute and is a practicing neurosurgeon with specialties in cerebrovascular neurosurgery, brain aneurysms, spine surgery, stroke, and arteriovenous malformations. Dr. Newell is board certified in neurological surgery and is also certified in Gamma Knife and CyberKnife.

Dr. Newell received his undergraduate degree at Boston University in Biology then worked as a medical research assistant at Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Dr George H.A. Clowes, Jr. He obtained his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and his residency in neurosurgery at the University. He was the Van Wagenen fellow the University of Bern, in Bern Switzerland.

Dr Newell’s research interests have included mechanisms of regulation of cerebral blood flow and the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. He was the first neurosurgeon in the United States to perform research and publish results on the use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound in neurosurgical patients and helped introduce this technology in the United States as part of the care and treatment of patients with cerebral aneurysms.

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