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Specialties

Dr. James Gordon has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors®

    (2012, 2013)

  • Regional Top Doctors

    ()

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Gordon is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Swedish Medical Center First Hill
  • Overlake Hospital Medical Center

    1035 116th Ave NE
    Bellevue, WA 98004

  • Northwest Hospital, Seattle, Wa
  • Swedish Hospital
  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

    1550 N 115th St
    Seattle, WA 98133

  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish Edmonds Hospital

    21601 76th Ave W
    Edmonds, WA 98026

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Mc Gill University Fac Med Hospital

    Residency

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