Seattle Pituitary Center
The Swedish Neuroscience Institute
550 17th Ave., Ste 500, Seattle, WA 98122
Maps and driving directions
- Cushing's disease
- Cystic lesions (e.g., arachnoid cysts, colloid cysts, Rathke's cleft cysts)
- Empty sella syndrome
- Functioning adenomas
- Non-functioning adenomas
- Pituitary hormone deficiency
- Pituitary tumors
- Rare pituitary tumors (e.g., chordomas, epidermoid cysts, germ cell tumors, gliomas, hamartomas, metastatic lesions)
- Dynamic pituitary evaluation
- Petrosal sinus sampling
- 3-Tesla MRI
- Intraoperative MRI and CT
- Radiosurgery – CyberKnife and Gamma Knife
The research focus of the Seattle Pituitary Center is the development of novel diagnostic and treatment options for pituitary tumor patients. Clinical trials include new medical treatments for Cushing’s disease.
In the news
- Read Sharon Zuvula's story about how she was treated for her hormonal disorder caused by a benign tumor on the pituitary gland at the Bellevue Reporter.
- Dr. William Ludlam, director of the Seattle Pituitary Center, talks about care for patients with pituitary disorders.