Douglas P. Hanel M.D.

 Douglas  P. Hanel M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Hand and Wrist Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery


Hand, Elbow, & Shoulder Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Primary Location

Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Douglas P. Hanel, M.D. is a UW professor of orthopaedics and sports medicine. He is recognized as a leading expert in surgery for hand, wrist and elbow disorders, from birth defects to trauma. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and hand surgery and works with both children and adults.

Dr. Hanel's clinical interests include hand and wrist problems including congenital hand problems; carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome; arthritis involving hands, wrists and elbows; fractures and dislocations of hands and forearms; artery and tendon problems; and complications resulting from earlier treatments.  


Saint Louis UniversityMedical education1977
St. Louis University HospitalInternship
St. Louis University HospitalResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery
Univ. of Louisville School of MedicineFellowshipOrthopaedic Surgery


Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryHand Surgery1989
American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery1986
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