Howard A. Chansky M.D.

 Howard  A. Chansky M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Cancer Care (Orthopaedic Oncology), Orthopaedics , Orthopaedics (Hip), Orthopaedics (Knee), Orthopedic Surgery


Cancer Care, Hip & Knee Center, Orthopedic Oncology Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Orthopedic Oncology Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Hip & Knee Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Howard A. Chansky, M.D. is a UW Professor and the Chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In addition to general orthopedic surgery, he specializes in total joint replacement and is the holder of the Hansjörg Wyss Endowed Chair for Advanced Hip and Pelvis Surgery. 

Dr. Chansky earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Cornell University and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Research Society and the American Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Chansky's clinical interests include biology of bone and soft tissue tumors and using molecular biology to refine the surgical treatment of orthopedic conditions. He believes that regardless of a patient's problem, the key to good patient care is to always be a good listener.

Personal Interests

Dr. Chansky enjoys spending time with his family and their Vizslas, reading, music, Boston sports teams, hiking and camping.


Univ. of Pennsylvania School of MedicineMedical education1987
Hospital of the Univ. of PennsylvaniaInternshipGeneral Surgery
Hospital of the Univ. of PennsylvaniaResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery1995
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