Erek W. Latzka M.D. Accepting new patients

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Specialties

Concussion, Electrodiagnostic medicine, Musculoskeletal ultrasound, Spine Care, Sports medicine

Languages

English

Biography

Erek Latzka, MD, is a physician at the Sports Medicine Centers at Husky Stadium and at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Latzka specializes in treating patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, with a non-operative, patient-centered approach that focuses on maximizing function and quality of life. He has provided medical care for UW athletics, Seattle University Athletics, the Seattle Reign, the Seattle Storm, the Seattle Marathon, the Seattle Slam Quad Rugby Club, and many wheelchair basketball tournaments hosted by Seattle Adaptive Sports. As a former varsity track & field athlete at UNC-Chapel Hill, Dr. Latzka brings a unique perspective to the clinic.

Dr. Latzka earned his M.D. at Tufts University in Boston. His clinical interests include sports and musculoskeletal medicine, diagnostic ultrasound, minimally invasive ultrasound-guided treatments, regenerative medicine and adaptive sports medicine.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Dr. Latzka enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, his son, Leor, and his two dogs. He enjoys exploring the NW, tasting Seattle’s wonderful food, beer, and coffee, and staying active with a combination of hot yoga, racquetball, snowboarding and weightlifting.
Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

3800 Montlake Blvd. NE Seattle, WA 98195

206.520.5000

Elbow care, Foot and ankle care, Hip care, Interventional spine procedures

spine center at harborview medical center

Spine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Interventional spine procedures, Minimally invasive surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Spinal cord injury (SCI)

Sports Medicine Center at Harborview

Sports Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Elbow care, Foot and ankle care, Hip care, Interventional spine procedures

Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical Education, 2013

Swedish Medical Center

Fellowship, Sports Medicine

Carney Hospital

Internship, Internal Medicine

UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation