Biography & Education

Dr. Tyler Nathe is an orthopaedic surgeon treating both sports medicine and general orthopaedic patients. His practice has a special focus on arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries as well as hip replacements using the innovative and less invasive direct anterior approach, total and partial knee replacements, and the treatment of complex fractures. Dr. Nathe received his Bachelor Science in chemistry and medical degree from the University of Washington. Dr. Nathe completed his residency at UC Davis, one of the top orthopaedic training programs in the country. He then completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine and arthrosocopy at UC Davis. He is a recently published author on the topic of sports medicine with articles appearing in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopaedics and Releated Research. He was recently honored with an award for his research on injuries in collegiate baseball players. Dr. Nathe has lectured on topics that include complex ligament reconstruction of the knee and shoulder problems in overhead athletes. Dr. Nathe was a collegiate student-athlete competing in soccer that involved one season with Bellevue College and a spring season with the University of Washington. That summer he sustained a knee injury wakeboarding and focused his efforts on cycling. He competed in road, mountain, and cyclocross racing and competed in the collegiate road cycling national championships with the University of Washington cycling team. He is still a sports enthusiast and enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, and crossfit workouts. Dr. Nathe serves as a team physician for the Bellevue High School Football team, Mt. Si High School Football team, and the US Ski and Snowborad Association. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action. Dr. Nathe is a proud born and raised Washingtonian, growing up in Yakima. He met his wife Sharon at UW School of Medicine and together they have two children. Tyler and his family are thrilled to be back in Washington State near family and friends. Website:
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
Education Background
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, 2006
  • English

Care Locations

Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
18100 NE Union Hill Road
Suite 330
Redmond, WA 98059
Fax 425-455-3920
Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Bellevue
1231 116th Ave NE
Suite 750
Bellevue 98004
Fax (425) 455-3920
Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Issaquah
510 8th Ave. NE
Suite 200
Issaquah 98029
Fax (425) 392-2564
Affiliated Facilities
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Children



Giza, E., Nathe, R., Nathe, T., et al. Strength of Bone Tunnel Versus Suture Anchor and Push-Lock Construct in Brostrom Repair. Am J Sports Medicine. 2012 Jun; 40(6):1419-23.

The Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete. Presentation at ATC Course. Tracy, CA. May 2012

The PCL and Posterolateral Corner. Grand Rounds at UC Davis. Feb 2012

Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures. Grand Rounds at UC Davis. Oct 2010.

Nathe, T., et al., The Anatomy of the Supraclavicular Nerve During Surgical Approach to the Clavicular Shaft. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2011 Mar;469(3):890-4.

Nathe, T.J., et al., Interleukin-1beta inhibits expression of p21(WAF1/CIP1) and p27(KIP1) and enhances proliferation in response to platelet-derived growth factor-BB in smooth muscle cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2002. 22(8): p. 1293-8. 

Dr. Nathe was recently honored with an award for his research on injuries in collegiate baseball players.

New NCAA Bat Standard Is Associated with Increased Incidence of Hamate Fractures. Graduation Research Symposium June 2012.

(Voted Most Outstanding Fellow Research Project for UC Davis 2012.)


Clinical Interests
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine