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Christopher Smythies, MD

Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Accepting New Patients

Provider Details

Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical Association Memberships: Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Member of the Washington State Medical Association

Practice Philosophy: I put patients first and treat them the way I would want to be treated myself. I completed a rigorous training program thirty years ago, and since then I have gathered extensive experience treating a wide variety of neurological diseases. I take a conservative approach to problems whenever possible and resort to the surgical option only when there is no better alternative.

Professional School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Internship: Baptist Health System, Birmingham

Special Interests: Creative writing

Other Areas of Interest: Head Trauma, Intracranial Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Spinal Disease, Spine Surgery, Spine Trauma

More Information

Christopher Smythies, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon. Having spent his career serving patients in Auburn, Covington, Renton and Tacoma. Dr. Smythies is well-known and respected in the community. He is well connected to the resources of the MultiCare Neuroscience Center, including neuro-oncology services, CyberKnife and targeted radiation therapy for brain and spinal cord tumors, neurological rehabilitation services and a comprehensive referral network for all pediatric and adult neurologic specialties.

The services Dr. Smythies provides include:

  • Brain surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
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