Biography & Education

In my practice we use up-to-date surgical techniques and biomaterials in order to improve the quality of life of our patients.
Additional Information

Internship: University of California, San Diego


Dr. Crutcher was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Nearly 4,000 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

  • Orthopedic surgery
Education Background
Medical School University of Washington
Residency University of Washington
Fellowship Institute For Bone & Joint Disorders, AZ
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Personal Interests
Dr. Crutcher enjoys outdoor recreation in the Northwest, especially cycling, skiing, and hiking. He also enjoys music, travel, sports, and sharing all of thes activities with his family.

Care Locations

(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute Building)
Seattle 98122
Fax (206) 622-1644
Monday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Accepted Insurances
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Aetna Insurance
  • United Healthcare
  • Pacificare of WA
  • Secure Horizons (please call OPA at 206-386-2600)
  • Great West Healthcare
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • Self-Insured Workers Compensation (Please call OPA office:206-386-2600)
  • Labor & Industry of Alaska
  • Labor & Industries WA State (Please call OPA office: 206-386-2600)
  • Medicare (please call OPA office: 206-386-2600)
  • many out-of-state plans with proper patient authorizations
Accepted Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Check, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid



  • Orthopedic surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Reconstruction
  • Hip Replacement-Minimally Invasive
  • Hip Surgery/Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement/Reconstruction
  • Joint Revisions
  • Joints
  • Knee Arthritis/Joint Replcmnt
  • Knee Injuries/Surgery
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery/Joint Replacement
  • Makoplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedics-Adult
  • Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty