Winston Warme M.D., is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at the Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Centers at the UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center and UWMC-Roosevelt, chief of UW Medicine's Shoulder and Elbow Service and a UW professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Dr. Warme takes pleasure in developing relationships with patients and helping them improve their quality of life. He also enjoys teaching the next generation of subspecialists how to treat patients with compassion, attention and dignity.
Dr. Warme earned his M.D. at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He joined the UW faculty after retiring from the U.S. Army, where he began as a Special Forces medic and finished as a Medical Corps colonel. His clinical focus is returning patients to top physical condition. His research interests include pushing the frontiers of arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Warme enjoys exploring his faith, spending time with family, playing guitar and getting outdoors rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, cycling and diving.
Education and Training
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Medical education, 1989
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
J.A. Feagin West Point Sports Medicine Fellowship
Fellowship, Sports Medicine
Brooke Army Medical Center
Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery