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Orthopedic Health & Sports Medicine

Physical therapy, surgical treatments and rehabilitation services to heal the way you move

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Expert care to keep you in motion.

Orthopedic Surgery

We offer a full range of the latest minimally invasive and surgical treatments for common and complex musculoskeletal conditions.

Sports Medicine

As athletes themselves, our specialists know how to help you return to play quickly and safely — whether you're an elite athlete or just starting out.

A National Leader in Orthopedics

UW Medical Center’s orthopedics program is the only nationally ranked program in the Pacific Northwest.

Featured Providers

Meet Dr. David  Fitz


David W. Fitz, MD

Dr. Fitz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee joint replacements.

Meet Dr. Viral Patel


Viral Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is an expert in spine arthritis and deformities and specializes in minimally invasive spine surgeries.

Meet Dr. Kenneth Chin


Kenneth Chin, MD

Dr. Chin focuses on minimally invasive and traditional surgeries for ankle, foot and knee injuries.

Warren Buck Feature Video
Warren Buck's Patient Story

Two New Hips, One New Life.

You can’t keep up with Warren Buck. Thanks to two hip replacement surgeries, he continues to be an active gardener, skier, sailor and hiker.

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