Biography & Education

Dr. Garr�s practice includes treatment of all surgical conditions of the neck and spine, including fractures, deformities, tumors, degenerative arthritic conditions, disk herniations, stenosis and infection. Dr. Garr and his spine care team are dedicated to diagnosing and treating back pain, surgically or non-surgically, in order to help his very large spectrum of patients feel better, work better, and enjoy life more.
Additional Information

Internship:University of Washington, WA - Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Garr 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.


Special Surgical Interests and Extensive Training

All spine procedures as above, multiple methods of interbody fixation: PLIF, ALIF, 

XLIF, TLIF, microscopic techniques, X-stop, and disk replacement surgery. 

  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Spine Surgery
Education Background
Medical School Vanderbilt University, TN
Residency University of Washington, WA - Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship Spine Care Medical Group, Daly City, CA
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society
Personal Interests
Dr Jeff Garr enjoys basketball, snow sports and water sports. He values time spent with his wife Beth and their three children in family activities. He is a volunteer leader for the YMCA youth program and coaches basketball at the Boys and Girls Club. He has served as the Assistant Chief of Orthopedics at Swedish Medical Center and is a member of the Surgical Quality Review Committee at Swedish. His dream list includes learning to surf, fly fish, and having Seattle back in the NBA.

Care Locations

(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute building)
Seattle 98122
Fax (206) 622-1644
Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
214 W. First St.
Cle Elum 9892-1108
Fax 206-622-1644
Every third Friday, beginning March 2014. Scheduled through Orthopedic Physician Associates. 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
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
American Express, bill insurance, cash, check, Discover, Mastercard, VISA
Accepting Medicaid


  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Spine Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedics-Adult
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Pain
  • Spine
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Spine Trauma/Disease
  • Thoracic Surgery