AboutDr. James Gordon, MD, FRCPC is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Gordon is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center First Hill, Overlake Hospital Medical Center and Northwest Hospital, Seattle, Wa. He speaks English.
Dr. James Gordon has the following 2 specialties
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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- Migraine Disorder
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
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
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
1550 N 115th St
Seattle, WA 98133
Swedish Edmonds Hospital
21601 76th Ave W
Edmonds, WA 98026
35 Years Experience
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979
Mc Gill University Fac Med Hospital
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