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Sean K. Keem, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery

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.

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University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
medical school, 1994
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Craig Hospital, Denver, Colorado.
Lakewood Orthopedic Clinic
The Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery, Orthopedic

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 Spine 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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Personal Interests

Enjoys salmon fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, scuba diving and sport shooting. Practices martial arts and meditation.
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Professional Associations

Cancer institute, Spine Program, Orthopedic Institute, Orthopedic-Musculoskeletal Cancer, Spine Surgery
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  • Korean
  • English

Practice Locations

Sean K. Keem practices at one location

The Polyclinic Madison Center
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill