Established in 1990 as Lakewood Orthopaedic Surgeons, Puget Sound Orthopaedics serves the Puget Sound region with comprehensive orthopaedic care in musculoskeletal disorders. Our team comprises of 18 physicians with specialties ranging from joint replacement, shoulder care, spinal care, hand and upper extremity treatment, to sports medicine and podiatric care. They work with our certified physician’s assistants and a 100-member support staff to ensure a high level of contact and ongoing patient education. We work together with the centralized goal of delivering expert, individualized and compassionate care to every patient.
The surgical tech assists the surgeon by providing and controlling the sterile instruments, supplies, and equipment required during surgical intervention. The position is responsible for assuring that instruments and supplies are cleaned, sterilized, and available when needed by physicians.