David K. Kuechle, MD, is a dual board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine/arthroscopy, specializing in: complex problems of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee; arthroscopic/minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle; sports medicine disorders of the shoulder, elbow and knee; and total joint replacement of the knee. He believes that clear communication and patient participation are essential elements to providing outstanding orthopedic care.
Dr. Kuechle is a clinical faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopedics. He has also served as an instructor for masters courses in arthroscopy for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has a masters degree in Biomechanics from the Mayo Clinic.
He is a native of Portland, Oregon. He enjoys traveling, playing guitar, cooking and spending time with his family. He has been a member of four national champion men’s senior baseball league teams and was recently elected to the PSSBL Hall of Fame.