Kirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth is pleased to welcome neurosurgeon Dr. Dustin Hayward to its Spine & Neurosurgical Care practice. Dr. Hayward brings clinical expertise in cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery to treat structural, biochemical and electrical conditions in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves.
Dr. Hayward has performed thousands of minimally invasive endovascular surgeries to treat complications resulting from brain aneurysms, tangled cerebral blood vessels and stroke, as well as complex spine surgeries.
“The team of providers at EvergreenHealth Spine & Neurosurgical Care is guided by a collective vision to create life-changing care by combining hope and compassion with powerful medicine,” said EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte. “We are proud to welcome Dr. Hayward, whose lifelong commitment to patient-centered neurosurgical care complements this approach.”
Dr. Hayward brings a wide breadth of knowledge and experience treating a range of neurological disorders. He began his career pursuing the most intense educational and clinical training programs possible to best benefit his future patients. As a result, Dr. Hayward is now among a select group of nationally recognized neurosurgeons who are dual capable of treating cerebral aneurysms and strokes with both open and minimally invasive endovascular techniques.
Dr. Hayward received his medical degree from University of California, San Diego, and pursued his neurological surgery residency at Loyola University. There, he also completed an intra-residency senior fellowship program in minimally invasive endoscopic brain tumor and skull base surgery. Following his residency, Dr. Hayward received fellowship training at Seattle’s Swedish Neuroscience Institute.
EvergreenHealth Spine & Neurosurgical Care specializes in diagnosing and treating simple to complex neurological disorders. Its state-of-the-art facility provides all diagnostic testing, as well as leading-edge therapies in one convenient location. To learn more about Dr. Dustin Hayward and EvergreenHealth Spine & Neurosurgical Care, visit www.evergreenhealth.com/neurosurgery-spine-care.
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.
In 2016, EvergreenHealth achieved its eighth designation in the last nine years (2009-2012, and 2014-2017) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and in 2017 it was named one of Healthgrades 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.
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