Brian C. Liem M.D., F.A.A.P.M.R.

 Brian  C. Liem M.D., F.A.A.P.M.R.

Specialties and Expertise

Musculoskeletal, Rehabilitation medicine, Sports medicine


Rehabilitation Medicine, Spine Center, Sports Medicine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Primary Location

Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

3800 Montlake Blvd. NE
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Brian Liem, M.D., F.A.A.P.M.R., is a board certified physician at the Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium and a UW assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports & Spine Medicine.

To foster active, functional patients, Dr. Liem educates them about their injuries and works with them to develop sound treatment plans.

Dr. Liem earned his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He is board certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. His clinical interests include non-operative treatment of injuries, bursitis, tendinitis, rotator cuff impingement, knee pain, ankle sprain, tennis elbow, labral tear, sciatica, radiculopathy, herniated disc, platelet rich plasma, joint and bursa steroid injections, viscosupplementation and lumbar epidural steroids. His research interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, regenerative medicine and tendinopathy.

Personal Interests

Dr. Liem spends his free time eclectically, partaking in street food, Texas BBQ, traveling, home improvement, automotive repair, running and biking.


UW - Dept. of Orthopaedics & Sports MedicineFellowshipSports Medicine2013
McGaw Medical Center/Northwestern University/Rehab Institute of ChicagoResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2012
Virginia Mason Medical CenterInternshipInternal Medicine2009
New York University SOM-Ofc. of Registration & Students RecordsMedical education2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2013
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2013
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