Michelle A. Cardenas P.A.-C. Accepting new patients

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Orthopedic trauma


English, Spanish


Michelle Cardenas, P.A.-C., is a board certified physician assistant at the Orthopedic Trauma Surgery and Virology Research clinics at Harborview.

Cardenas believes it is important to understand that a patient who finds himself or herself injured has different needs than other types of patients. It is her goal to assist patients in every aspect of their recovery.

Cardenas received her medical education at the UW. Her clinical and research interests include care of the polytraumatized patient, patient access to care and trauma orthopaedics, and working with MEDEX Northwest students and mentoring of minority students.

Personal Interests

In her free time Cardenas enjoys hiking, classical literature, movies, skiing and photography.
orthopedic trauma surgery clinic at Harborview

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Minimally invasive surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic trauma

Arizona State University

Other Education, 2012

MEDEX Northwest, University of Washington SOM

Medical education, 1997

Gonzaga University

Other Education


Board Certifications
  • Physician Assistant, 1998, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant