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Tyler J. Nathe, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

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:

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University of Washington School of Medicine
medical school, 2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery, Orthopedic

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Abnormalities Of The Hips
  • Abnormalities Of The Legs
  • Above The Knee Amputation
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acl Injuries
  • Acl Repair
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Amputation Of Finger
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Revision
  • Anterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Apophysitis
  • Arm Arthritis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Mass
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Arthroscopy Of Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy Of Wrist
  • Back Fracture
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bone Density
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Mass
  • Broken Coccyx
  • Buckle Fracture
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cervical Arthritis
  • Chondroma
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clavicle
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clicking Elbow
  • Clicking Shoulder
  • Coccyx Injury
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Concussion Testing
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Critical Limb Ischemia
  • Crush Injury Leg
  • Delayed Union
  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Discoid Meniscus
  • Distal Clavicular Osteolysis
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Fibulectomy
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Of Fibula
  • Fracture Of Finger
  • Fracture Of Forearm
  • Fracture Of Humerus
  • Fracture Of Ilium
  • Fracture Of Scapula
  • Fracture Of Shoulder
  • Fracture Of Wrist
  • Fractures
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Frozen Joint
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Fusion Of Joint
  • Galeazzi Fracture
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heat Illness
  • Hemarthrosis
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Iliotibial Band
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Injury To Hand
  • Injury To The Hip
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Joint Disorder
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kneecap Dislocation
  • Knock Knee Deformity
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Limb Length Difference
  • Locking Knee
  • Makoplasty
  • Malunion Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Median Nerve Entrapment At Elbow
  • Meniscus
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Non-Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Operative Management Of Arthritis
  • Non-Union Fracture
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Defect
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteolysis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Overuse Injury
  • Painful Hardware
  • Partial Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Stabilization
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellectomy
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pathological Fracture
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pelvis Injury
  • Periprosthetic Humerus Fracture
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Popliteal Cyst
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Head Subluxation
  • Rickets
  • Robotic Hip Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Running Injury
  • Rupture Of Achilles Tendon
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sequestrectomy
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labrum Repair
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Physical
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sprain
  • Sternal Clavicular Joint Dislocation
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenodesis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Thumb Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Tibial Torsion
  • Toe Amputation
  • Torn Ligament
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Torn Meniscus Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Revision
  • Tricep Injury
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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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. 
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Practice Locations

Tyler J. Nathe practices at three locations

Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
1231 116th Avenue Northeast
Suite 750
Bellevue, WA 98004
Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
510 8th Avenue Northeast
Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98029
Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Redmond
18100 Northeast Union Hill Road
Suite 330
Redmond, WA 98052
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Issaquah