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Orthopedic trauma




William Lack, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at Northwest Hospital and the Puget Sound VA Health System and a UW assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Lack specializes in trauma (broken bones) and joint arthroplasty. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages and taking on challenging problems. His goal is to engage patients in order to select the treatment that is best for them and their injury, whether that be with surgery or through non-surgical methods.

Dr. Lack earned his M.D. at Harvard. He has earned multiple teaching awards (one while in residency and two since completing fellowship). His clinical interests include minimizing postoperative complications and he is actively involved in research to improve patient care.

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Lack enjoys family time, reading (both fiction and nonfiction), running and cycling, and college football (he is a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes).
hip and knee center at northwest primary and specialty care north seattle

Hip & Knee Center at Northwest Primary and Specialty Care North Seattle

11011 Meridian Ave N., Suite 201 Seattle, WA 98133


Hip and knee joint replacement, Hip and knee tumors and sarcoma, Hip care, Knee care

Harvard Medical School

Medical Education, 2007

Loyola University Medical Center

Teaching Appointment, Orthopaedic Oncology

Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery