Overview

Andrew L. Merritt, MD, is dedicated to getting injured athletes back to the activities they love. His practice is focused on sports medicine and surgical treatment of the knee and hip. He has specialized training in ligament, cartilage, and tendon injuries of the knee. He also specializes in hip and knee replacement, including minimally-invasive partial knee replacement.

Dr. Merritt brings advanced training to his practice, using the same surgical techniques and individualized care that helps professional athletes get back in the game. He has published many papers and chapters on orthopedics and complex knee surgery. He served as an assistant team physician for the New York Giants professional football team.

He spends most of his free time outdoors and enjoys traveling. He has provided medical services to natives and fellow travelers in Peru and Nepal during two treks to Mt. Everest base camp. He and his wife reside in the Seattle area with their two children. He is honored to be involved in your care and will work with you toward regaining your active lifestyle.

Education

Program: MD
Institution: University of Southern California

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: The Hospital for Special Surgery

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Services + Specialties

Locations

Patient Resources

Your First Appointment

To ensure that your first appointment runs smoothly here are a few things you can do:

  • Bring insurance card and photo ID
  • Arrive 15 minutes early so that you can fill out any paper work that you were unable to download from the website.
  • Bring all medical records, such as MRIs, x-rays or any information that are important to your injury or condition.