Biography & Education

Dr. Sean Toomey is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He performs over 300 hip and knee replacement procedures each year in addition to many knee arthroscopies. He is actively involved in clinical research on alternative bearings for hip replacement surgery, and newer more innovative designs of knee replacement, including performing the first Robotic Assisted knee replacement in Seattle. Dr. Toomey has performed over 130 MAKOplasties, the most in the greater Seattle region. Dr. Toomey has published research in peer-reviewed journals and has given lectures on joint replacement topics both nationally and internationally. Dr. Toomey is committed to using the best techniques available for patients today, while actively working to improve surgical options for patients in the future.
  • Orthopedics
Education Background
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 1994
Residency: Curtis Hand Center
Residency: Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Residency: R.A. Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Residency: The Union Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Anderson Engh Orthopedic Institute and Clinic, Hip and Knee Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Personal Interests
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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 Children
Accepting Medicare


Board Certifications
  • Orthopedics
Clinical Interests
  • Joints
  • Makoplasty