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My approach to treating patients

My patient care philosophy is simple. I treat each patient as if I were caring for my wife and children. Family is exceedingly important to me so you can be assured you will be well cared for. This means surgery will not be recommended unless all non-operative solutions have been explored and exhausted. It also means, if surgery is required, you will receive the most cutting edge/up-to-date technology available to ensure the most optimal outcome.

Empathy is also a trait I value highly. Surgeons are not known for being empathetic and I feel this is quite unfortunate, because we are in the ideal position to support patients as they recover from difficult procedures. In my practice, your questions will be heard and answered promptly. By working together, focused on your goals, we can optimize the patient experience and maximize your health and well being.

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Specialties

Anatomical

Shoulder

Treatment

Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Disability, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures

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Orthopedics International

ProOrtho 12911-120th Avenue NE Suite H 210 Kirkland, WA USA 98034 View map Phone 425-823-4000

Swedish Issaquah 751 NE Blakely Dr. Issaquah, WA USA 98029 Phone 425-823-4000

Swedish Satellite Clinic: Factoria 12917 SE 38th St. #100 Bellevue, WA USA 98006 Phone 425-823-4000

Other staff in my practice

My staff is committed to getting you back to your active lifestyle. Your questions will be heard and answered promptly.

Here is a list of my staff along with their titles:

Physician Assistant: Claudia Kalotay PA-C

Medical Assistants: Aaron and Jennefer

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