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William Callahan, MD
Sports Medicine
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Profile
Special Interests

Sports medicine and non-operative orthopedics including care of acute and overuse injuries as well as osteoarthritis, tendinopathy and other degenerative musculoskeletal conditions. He has experience with musculoskeletal ultrasound including selected ultrasound guided injections and procedures including Platelet Rich Plasma {PRP), corticosteroid injection and dry needling.

Personal Information

Outside of medicine he enjoys running, skiing, mountain biking, camping, barbecuing, gardening and spend­ing time with his wife Evelyn and their two great kids.

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Sports Medicine, Orthopedics
Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine; Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, 2004
Residency
Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2007
Fellowships
Primary Care Sports Medicine, UC Davis/UC Berkeley, Sacramento, Calif., 2008
Professional Activities and Awards

Dr. Callahan is a T am Physician with Seattle Sounders FC and the Medical Director for Tacoma Defiance USL soccer team. He previously served as at am physician with the Seattle Storm and Seattle Reign professional women’s sports teams. He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. During medical school he was appointed by his peers to the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society.

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Dr. Callahan was great. Went through a full diagnosis and explanation of my MRI results, my options and next steps. I would highly recommend Dr. Callahan to anyone looking for a first or second opinion, especially when looking for and considering non-surgical options.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Worked w/me to resolve all issues.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2021
Dr. Callahan was friendly and informative. Throughout the procedure both he and Bebe asked how I was doing and let me know each step along the way. I am very appreciative of Dr. Callahan and his expertise!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2021
Dr. Callahan is awesome!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2021
Gave my teenager lots of background & explanation of what likely causing pain. Not rushed spent lots time with us. Good at talking to BOTH teen and parent!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Dr. Callahan does the best to help me make treatment decisions about a condition for which there is no perfect solution.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
the education received was excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
I appreciated the pros and cons discussion with Dr Callahan. I felt better about my injury and prognosis after our discussion of the options and my physical exam. I left with a plan "A" and a plan "B" if things didn't go as planned. I appreciated
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
I love my doctor. Easy to talk to - answers every question & explains procedures in detail.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Doc very friendly.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Callahan is truly excellent - So knowledgeable in his practice area and provides excellent information - Very thorough - It's a little hard to be able to write down all of the superb advice, but know he has very busy practice.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Felt I was thoroughly evaluated and *Dr. Callahan explained treatment options and basis for recommended treatment plan. He is excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Excellent, professional care no complaints.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
*Dr. Callahan listened carefully to my concerns, helped me understand several options, and clearly answered all of my questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Best experience I've had, extremely helpful and informative. I appreciated how quickly the issue was resolved.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
He was very efficient and calming....
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Callahan and I have a good rapport, I appreciate his care
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Very helpful and straight forward. Helped calm my nervousness in the room
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Would have appreciated more detail as to my condition - dislocated shoulder - and recommendations regarding rehabilitation