Biography & Education

Dr. Hormel is an orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in knee and shoulder surgery. His practice is focused on the surgical treatment of injuries and sports related conditions of the knee and shoulder. His goal is to return athletes and recreational athletics back to full athletic participation using both surgical and rehabilitative methods.
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
Education Background
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, 1990
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail Colorado, Sports Medicine
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine "Top Doctor" in both 2011 and 2012
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate)
Personal Interests
Dr. Hormel enjoys skiing, golf, woodworking and architecture. He stays very active and involved in baseball and fast-pitch softball, coaching and helping to prevent and repair athletic injuries.

Care Locations

601 Broadway
(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute building)
Seattle 98122
Fax (206) 622-1644
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Medicare


Board Certifications
  • Orthopedics
Clinical Interests
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement/Reconstruction
  • Joints
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Injuries/Surgery
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery/Joint Replacement
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Orthopedics
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Surgery (Joint Replacement)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty