Biography & Education

Biography
My approach to patient care is to focus on the best of available options for the patient on an individual basis. My goal is to provide thorough, compassionate and quality care to my patients. When appropriate, I recommend nonoperative over operative treatment. When operative treatment is needed, I believe it should be performed with technical expertise and followed with a tailored rehabilitation program. I have completed subspecialty fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. My focus is on athletic injuries and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. As an Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Mariners, I treat professional and other athletes as well as nonathletes. I strive to treat each person with the same level of care.
Position Summary M.D.
Additional Information

Seattle Seahawks Orthopedic Team Physician since 1996.Seattle Mariners Medical Director and Orthopedic Team Physician since 2006. One of two physicians in the United States who is the Head Team Physician for both an NFL and MLB team.

Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports medicine
Education Background
Medical School St. Louis School of Medicine, MO
Residency Naval Regional Medical Center, CA
Fellowship Sports Medicine - Graduate Hospital/University of Pennsylvania, PA
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Care Locations

ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES
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.
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
Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express, Discover Card, Money Order
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid

Publications

Specialties

Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports medicine
Clinical Interests
  • ACL Reconstruction/Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Trauma
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Injuries/Surgery
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Team Physician: Mariners