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Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Comeback StoriesGet Back to Being You

Injuries and aging joints are a part of life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. Virginia Mason Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are here to help you get out of pain and back into your active, everyday lifestyle. If you have an injury or are having other problems with your limbs or joints, we invite you to make your comeback to the life you want to live.

From orthopedic emergency care to reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation services, our orthopedics and sports medicine specialists offer a full range of diagnostic and treatment options.

More Experience Means Better Outcomes

With more than 85,000 patient visits a year and more than 1,000 joint surgeries, you’ll be in good hands with some of the most experienced orthopedic and sports medicine specialists in the region.

Our specialists have received the most advanced training available in their fields. You can rest assured knowing that more than 90 percent of surgeons at Virginia Mason have completed clinical fellowships, compared to a national average of only 42 percent.

Joint Replacements Offer Less Pain, More Gain

Our innovative pain control methods help you have a rapid recovery from joint replacement. Even better, our patients’ average time in the hospital is lower than the national average. Our readmission rate for complications are also lower than the national average. We even offer patients the helping hand of our Patient Peers — former patients who can guide and support you through your inpatient stay after surgery.

U.S. News & World Report recently recognized Virginia Mason for its high performance in hip and knee replacements – putting our total joint replacement program among the top 10 percent of hospitals across the nation.

Eight Locations Serving Adolescents to Adults to Seniors

Our services for both adolescents and adults include knee, hip and shoulder replacements, plus arm, ankle, foot and hand surgery, along with other specialized surgical services. You can begin your comeback at eight convenient locations, including: Virginia Mason in Seattle, Bellevue, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kirkland, Lynnwood, University Village, and on Bainbridge Island.

Ready to make your comeback?

View our appointment information and locations now.

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Services 
Nobody makes a comeback alone — and we’ll put our “A” team at your disposal. Our patients receive care from a multidisciplinary team that includes orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, physician assistants, registered nurses, hand therapists, orthotists, and X-ray and cast technicians. Here are just some of the areas in which we provide specialized care:
  • Bone Tumors and Limb Reconstruction
    We have highly-trained orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of bone tumors, as well as post-operative reconstruction. Learn about bone tumors and limb reconstruction >>
  • Treatment of Hand-related Conditions
    The Center for Hand Surgery offers centralized, comprehensive care by fellowship-trained specialists in the treatment of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. Learn about hand surgery >>
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    Virginia Mason’s foot and ankle surgeons offer comprehensive treatment of all foot and ankle conditions. Learn about foot and ankle surgery >>
  • Hip Preservation Surgery
    The Hip Preservation Program is the first in the Pacific Northwest to offer a multidisciplinary approach to hip care, preservation and treatment for patients at every stage of life. Learn about hip preservation >>
  • Physical Therapy
    Sports medicine physical therapists offer post-operative rehabilitation for the shoulder, knee, ankle and foot. They also provide gait analysis and bicycle-fitting services. Learn about physical therapy >>
  • Podiatry
    Our podiatrists focus on the prevention and treatment of disorders affecting the foot, ankle and leg. Learn about podiatry >>
  • Sports Medicine 
    The sports medicine team provides complete evaluation and treatment of sports-related injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions, from diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation. Learn about sports medicine >>
  • Total Joint Replacement
    We have orthopedic surgeons that specialize in partial and total knee replacement and hip and shoulder replacement. Learn about total joint replacement >>
Forms for Your Appointment 

Jump out of the gate fast. For your convenience and to expedite your check-in, please print, complete and bring the following forms to your appointment:

Download and print information to help you plan for your surgery.

Patient Education 

Rehabilitation and Prevention Services
Get back to being you – comfortably. Virginia Mason is a leader in providing comprehensive rehabilitation services for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. In a recent survey of patients treated at Virginia Mason, 97 percent expressed the highest level of overall satisfaction with their rehabilitation program. In other good news, 98 percent of Virginia Mason patients with orthopedic conditions returned to a home environment compared to a national average of 83 percent.

Research and Education
Experience is the greatest teammate. For more than 25 years, Virginia Mason's orthopedic surgeons have maintained an implant registry to monitor, for research purposes, the implants patients receive. Our surgeons also publish regularly in major medical journals.