Biography & Education

Dr. Crutcher is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has advanced training in surgery for arthritis of the hip and knee, including degenerative, traumatic, and congenital conditions. Dr. Crutcher has been in practice at Orthopedic Physician Associates since 1990. He performs more than 400 hip and knee replacement procedures per year. In his practice he uses up-to-date surgical techniques and biomaterials to restore the quality of life for patients who have arthritic conditions of the hip and knee.
  • Orthopedics
Education Background
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, 1984
Fellowship: Institute For Bone & Joint Disorders
  • 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
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Medicare



Board Certifications
  • Orthopedics
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