Douglas M. Hassan, MD

Specialty:

  • Orthopedic

Subspecialties:

  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Biography

Douglas Hassan, MD, is fellowship trained in orthopedic hand, shoulder and elbow surgery. He diagnoses and treats a wide range of upper extremity conditions, caused from disease, trauma or sports injuries. He believes in fostering a therapeutic partnership with each patient, promoting clear communication regarding the recommended treatment plan and required rehabilitation. 

Dr. Hassan actively volunteers with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association as a youth sports coach and is a volunteer physician for state basketball and football tournaments. He enjoys outside activities, such as skiing, golf and tennis, and also takes pleasure in putting pen to paper as a novel writer.

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Education & Fellowship

Education
MD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Residency
Orthopedic surgery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Fellowship
Orthopedic, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Shoulder and elbow, Alan McGavin Sports Medicine Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Hand surgery, University of Arizona, Poenix, AZ

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
​Member, Canadian Medical Association
Member, Pierce County Medical Society
Member, Washington State Medical Society