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Anthony Yi, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon - Foot & Ankle Surgeon

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days
(206) 633-6107

Overview

Anthony Yi, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with additional advanced training in foot and ankle surgery. He provides compassionate, thorough, and effective care for all problems involving the foot & ankle. He is committed to providing you with treatment that leads to a complete recovery and life without pain or restrictions through the most effective, safe, high quality, innovative, and state-of-art methods including minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Yi provides both nonoperative and operative treatment strategies for the whole gamut of foot & ankle problems. He also offers numerous less invasive and minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques that can lead to faster recovery, lower infection risk, and much smaller scars while still having the same (or better) results compared to more traditional, more invasive techniques.

Dr. Yi grew up in Tacoma, WA, where he attended high school at Bellarmine Preparatory School. He graduated as valedictorian and received the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California (USC) where he earned degrees in Biological Sciences and Business Administration and achieved summa cum laude. He then earned his medical degree at USC Keck School of Medicine where he was awarded a year of research funding through the Dean’s Research Scholar program and made significant contributions towards the advancement of orthopedic surgery by authoring numerous research publications.

Dr. Yi completed his general orthopedic surgery training at the prestigious University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center where he served as the administrative chief resident in addition to honing his surgical skills and clinical acumen under world-renowned leaders in orthopedic surgery. He then selected for additional training at Harvard Brigham & Women’s Hospital, where he honed a diverse set of Foot & Ankle surgical skills under the mentorship of leaders in the field. He is well-trained in procedures ranging from novel minimally invasive techniques to major reconstructive procedures such as total ankle arthroplasty and deformity correction.

As Pacific Northwest natives, Dr. Yi and his wife are excited to return to the community in which they cherished their most formative years. Outside of work, he enjoys skiing, cooking, and cycling.

Education

Program: BS, BA, summa cum laude
Institution: University of Southern California

Program: MD
Institution: The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery
Institution: Harvard Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Program: Board Eligible
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Achilles tendon rupture repair
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusions
  • Arthroscopic ligament reconstruction and repair (e.g. Brostrom procedure, deltoid repair)
  • Big toe arthritis (hallux rigidus) procedures
  • Biologic therapies
  • Bone marrow aspirate stem cell concentrate (BMAC)
  • Cartiva®️ (joint replacement)
  • Cavovarus foot deformity reconstruction
  • Cheilectomy (removal of bone spurs)
  • Exertional compartment syndrome release
  • Flatfoot deformity reconstruction
  • Foot fusions
  • Fusion
  • Hallux valgus (bunion) correction
  • Hammertoe and other toe deformity corrections
  • Ligament reconstruction and repair (e.g. ankle instability)
  • MIS bunion (hallux valgus) correction
  • MIS foot fusions
  • MIS removal of bone spurs
  • MIS toe deformity correction
  • Morton’s neuroma decompression/excision
  • Percutaneous (mini-open) Achilles tendon repair
  • Peroneal tendoscopy
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Tarsal tunnel release
  • Tendon repair/reconstruction/transfers
  • Total ankle arthroplasty
  • Trauma – fixation of foot & ankle fractures
  • Treatment of osteochondral lesions (cartilage/bone injury)

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Your First Appointment

For your first appointment, please:

  • Bring your current valid insurance card
  • Bring a referral authorization from your primary care provider, if your insurance requires
  • Bring a medical history to include all current medications and dosage
  • Bring all previous x-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans, or other test results relating to your medical problem
  • Bring previous medical records relating to current medical problem