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School of Public Health

Jeffrey G. Jarvik

Professor, Health Services
Professor, Radiology (primary appt.)
Professor, Neurosurgery
Adjunct Professor, Orthopedics
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy


MPH   University of Washington, 1995
MD   University of California (San Diego), 1987
BA   University of California (San Diego), 1981

Contact Info


325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

campus box:   359728
voice:   206-744-3561
fax:   206-744-8560

Technology assessment; diagnostic testing

Gellhorn AC, Suri P, Rundell S, Olafsen N, Carlson MJ, Johnson S, Fry A, Anaswammy T, Gilligan C, Comstock B, Heagerty P, Friedly J, Jarvik JG. Lumbar muscle cross-sectional areas do not predict clinical outcomes in adults with spinal stenosis: a longitudinal study. PM R. 2016 Oct 6. pii: S1934-1482(16)30972-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.09.014.  PMID: 27721002

Rundell SD, Sherman KJ, Heagerty PJ, Mock CN, Dettori NJ, Comstock BA, Avins AL, Nedeljkovic SS, Nerenz DR, Jarvik JG. Predictors of Persistent Disability and Back Pain in Older Adults with a New Episode of Care for Back Pain. Pain Med. 2016 Sep 28. pii: pnw236. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27688311

Friedly JL, Edwards T, Lavallee D, Bauer Z, Makris U, Nedeljkovic S, Suri P, Jarvik JJ. Poster 456 Does Provision of Individualized Reports Showing Changes in Pain and Function after Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) Alter Decision-Making About Future ESI Use? PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S309. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.378. Epub 2016 Sep 24.  PMID: 27673204

Friedly JL, Comstock BA, Standaert CJ, Nedeljkovic S, Kennedy DJ, Sibell DM, Suri P, Akuthota V, Annaswamy TM, Bauer Z, Jarvik JJ. Patient and Procedural Risk Factors for Cortisol Suppression Following Epidural Steroid Injections for Spinal Stenosis. PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S159-S160. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.042. Epub 2016 Sep 24.  PMID: 27672767

Larson EB, Tachibana C, Thompson E, Coronado GD, DeBar L, Dember LM, Honda S, Huang SS, Jarvik JG, Nelson C, Septimus E, Simon G, Johnson KE. Trials without tribulations: Minimizing the burden of pragmatic research on healthcare systems. Healthc (Amst). 2016 Sep;4(3):138-41. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.07.005. Epub 2015 Jul 29.  PMID: 27637816    PMCID: PMC5027068