James Babington, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
21616 76th Avenue West, Suite 212
Edmonds, WA 98026
2298.2 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: English

Swedish Edmonds Specialty Clinic

21616 76th Avenue West, Suite 212, Edmonds, WA 98026

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About James Babington

Almost all of us experience pain at some time in our lives and many suffer from persistent pain which can disrupt life. Dr. Babington is passionate about providing the highest quality of patient focused care. His collaborative approach relies on a thorough assessment of what is causing the pain and then developing a multidimensional treatment plan with a focus on improving function. Treatments he often recommends include therapies, injections, medications, and as a last resort surgery. Dr. Babington's research interests center around improving delivery of health services as well as patient reported outcomes and their integration into clinical care. Dr. Babington was selected by Seattle Magazine as a Top Doctor in 2019 and 2022.

Medical School

University of Washington


Virginia Mason Medical Center


University of Washington


Virginia Mason Anesthesiology Pain Management Fellowship

Professional Associations

Seattle Magazine Top Doctor, Seattle Met Top Doctor, Benaroya Neuroscience Research Chair, AOA Medical Honor Society

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Swedish Edmonds Specialty Clinic
21616 76th Avenue West, Suite 212
Edmonds, WA 98026

Medical Groups & Affiliations

Outside the office, Dr. Babington keeps busy with his children, hiking, gardening, and has recently developed an interest in woodworking.

Clinical Interests

  • Acute Back Pain
  • Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (Amps)
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Baclofen Therapy
  • Brachial Plexopathy
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Caudal Injection
  • Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Evaluation
  • Cervical Spine Injection
  • Cervical Spine Injection Evaluation
  • Cervical Spine Injury
  • Cervical Spine Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Tendinosis Of The Ankle
  • Chronic Tendinosis Of The Foot
  • Complex Spine Deformities
  • Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Deconditioned Knee
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Cervical Spine
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Lumbar Spine
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Spine
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Thoracic Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Pain
  • Epidural Blood Patch
  • Epidural Injection
  • Erythromelalgia
  • Facet Injection
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Functional Pain Disorders
  • Gait Analysis
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Headache
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Hip Preservation
  • Hip Sprain
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intractable Abdominal Pain
  • Intractable Pain
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery
  • Intrathecal Pump
  • Joint Injection
  • Kyphosis
  • Lesions Of Sciatic Nerve
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Spine Evaluation
  • Lumbar Spine Injection
  • Lumbar Spine Injection Evaluation
  • Lumbar Spine Injury
  • Lumbar Spondylosis
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Medial Branch Blocks
  • Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Arthritis
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nerve Block
  • Nerve Compression Syndrome
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuritis
  • Neuromodulation
  • Neuropathic Arthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Non Surgical Treatment For Disc Herniation
  • Non Surgical Treatment Of Back Pain
  • Opioid Issues
  • Orthotics
  • Pain Clinic
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain Management
  • Paresthesia
  • Patella Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (Pns)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Neuropathy
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Phantom Limb
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post Radiation Pain
  • Post Thoracotomy Chest Pain
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Primary Spine Care
  • Radial Nerve Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rib Pain
  • Sacroiliac (Si) Joint Injection
  • Sacroiliac Joint Block
  • Sciatica
  • Severe Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Arthritis
  • Spine Injection
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Sympathetic Nerve Block
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tens Therapy
  • Thoracic Spinal Stenosis
  • Thoracic Spine Evaluation
  • Thoracic Spine Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Injection Evaluation
  • Thoracic Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Virtual Care
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders