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Sean K. Keem, MD

Languages: Korean, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Keem believes that thorough examination of the patient and communication with the patient and sometimes his/her family is essential. Each patient has different expectations and risk-tolerance levels for available treatment options. The doctor sees his role as empowering the patient with information, facilitating the decision making process and executing the decision that the patient ultimately makes, for optimal surgical outcome.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Medical School
1994
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Residency
Craig Hospital, Denver, Colorado.
Fellowship
Lakewood Orthopedic Clinic
Fellowship
The Children's Hospital
Fellowship
Professional Associations
Cancer institute, Spine Program, Orthopedic Institute, Orthopedic-Musculoskeletal Cancer, Spine Surgery
Personal Interests
Enjoys salmon fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, scuba diving and sport shooting. Practices martial arts and meditation.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • back fracture
  • back pain
  • back surgery
  • broken coccyx
  • bulging disc
  • cervical arthritis
  • cervical disc disease
  • cervical disc herniation
  • cervical laminoplasty
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal fusion
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • coccyx injury
  • compression fracture
  • cordotomy
  • decompression laminectomy
  • degenerative spine conditions
  • disc surgery
  • diskectomy
  • herniated disc
  • hydrorhachis
  • intraspinal abscess
  • kyphoplasty
  • kyphosis
  • laminectomy
  • laminoplasty
  • lordosis
  • low back surgery
  • lower back injuries
  • lower back pain
  • lumbar spine fusion
  • lumbosacral plexus lesion
  • lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • muscle spasticity
  • myelopathy surgery
  • neck fracture
  • neck injury
  • neck pain
  • post-laminectomy kyphosis
  • post-laminectomy syndrome
  • ruptured intervertebral disc
  • sacroiliitis
  • scheurmanns disease
  • sciatica
  • scoliosis
  • scoliosis surgery
  • spasticity
  • spina bifida
  • spinal abscess
  • spinal cord compression
  • spinal fracture
  • spinal fusion
  • spinal instrumentation
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal tumor
  • spine deformities
  • spine fracture
  • spine injuries
  • spine stapling
  • spondylectomy
  • spondyloarthropathy
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • spondylosyndesis
  • tarlov cysts
  • tethered spinal cord
  • thoracic disc herniation
  • vascular malformations of the spine
  • vertebral epiphysitis
  • vertebral fracture
  • vertebroplasty
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The Polyclinic Madison Center
904 7th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
206-329-1760
206-325-6910
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill