Dr. Barbara Lazio

Dr. Barbara Lazio

Neurosurgeon at Providence Medical Group - Southwest Washington Neurosurgery

Meet Dr. Barbara Lazio

Dr. Lazio is a board certified neurosurgeon in Olympia, Washington. Dr. Lazio has primary expertise in degenerative and traumatic spinal diseases including herniated disc surgery, cervical disc replacement, spinal stenosis, spinal fusion, spine and spinal cord tumor. In addition, Dr. Lazio has special interest in brain and pituitary tumors, and stereotactic radiosurgery for brain and spine.

Dr. Lazio completed her internship and neurosurgical training at the University of Maryland and Maryland Shock Trauma Center, in 2001, with special emphasis on Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. She has published multiple peer reviewed publications covering topics including spinal fractures, brain tumor genetics, and Gamma Knife treatment of brain tumors. Prior to joining the Providence team, Dr. Lazio was Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at East Carolina Brody School of Medicine and has lectured on a wide range of neurosurgical topics, including cranial and spinal trauma, cervical spondylotic myelopathy, concussion and multiple brain tumor and Gamma Knife lectures.

Dr. Lazio and her colleagues collaborate with fellow spine and brain surgeons across the wide reaching Providence and Swedish health systems to provide prompt, high-quality care for the patients of Western Washington.

Dr. Lazio is a part of the team that makes up Providence Medical Group - Southwest Washington Neurosurgery.

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Doctor Quote

The most satisfying thing is to have my patient tell me they don’t have pain anymore.

Directions to our primary location in

Olympia, WA

How Dr. Barbara Lazio Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Head Injury
  • Malignant Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Trauma
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries


  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Craniotomy
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Accolades for Dr. Barbara Lazio

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Alpha Omega Alpha

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Barbara Lazio

Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.