John R. Jefferson, MD

Dr. Jefferson is board-certified in both neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed his residency in neurology at the University of Washington, in Seattle. During his last year of residency, Dr. Jefferson served as chief neurology resident and was awarded the Harborview Medical Center Annual Housestaff Award for outstanding humanitarianism, understanding of patients, and excellence in clinical care. Dr. Jefferson completed a clinical neurophysiology fellowship at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Jefferson returned to the Northwest and joined the PeaceHealth team.

Practice Location

Neurology (located in Cascade Brain & Spine Center) 
710 Birchwood 
Bellingham, WA 98225

Scope of Practice

Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology


  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston - Medical Degree 
  • University of Washington - Internal Medicine Internship 
  • University of Washington - Neurology Residency 
  • University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Clinical Neurophysiology


  • Washing​ton State