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Orthopedics, Sports medicine




John W. O'Kane, M.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and UW head team physician. He also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

Dr. O'Kane earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Dartmouth College and his M.D. from the University of Vermont in Burlington, and then came to the UW for his residency in family medicine. He also completed a primary care sports fellowship in the UW Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

Dr. O'Kane's clinical interests include sports medicine, primary care, athletic team care, musculoskeletal injuries in athletes and active people, and medical issues related to sports performance.

He seeks to partner with his patients to help them stay healthy and active and achieve their competitive goals — from a run around Green Lake to competing in the Olympics.

Personal Interests

Dr. O'Kane enjoys skiing, golf, music and keeping up with his kids.
Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

3800 Montlake Blvd. NE Seattle, WA 98195


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

Univ. of Vermont

Medical education, 1993

UW - Dept. of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Fellowship, Sports Medicine

UW - Dept. of Family Medicine

Internship, Family Medicine

UW - Dept. of Family Medicine

Residency, Family Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Sports Medicine, 2003, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine, 1996, American Board of Family Medicine