Andrew Nemecek, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in treating disorders of the spine. He has extensive experience in the surgical treatment of complex spinal disorders such as scoliosis, tumors, and trauma as well as common problems such as herniated discs, sciatica, and lumbar stenosis. Dr. Nemecek believes in a collaborative approach to the care of patients with neck or back pain and tailors specific treatment plans utilizing exercise, therapy, injections, and surgery when appropriate to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient.
Dr. Nemecek received training in spinal surgery at the University of Washington from both the orthopedic surgery department as well as the neurological surgery department. He spent seven years in a university hospital setting after residency, performed research funded by the National Institutes of Health, published numerous scientific articles and chapters, and has given many lectures and talks at national meetings.
Dr. Nemecek is an avid cyclist and enjoys spending time with his family.