E. Edward Khalfayan, MD


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E. Edward Khalfayan is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He also performs platelet-rich plasma therapy. His extensive experience with football and baseball injuries provides him with unique skills and knowledge that he uses in his private practice. He takes care of more professional athletes than any other orthopedist in the Northwest and provides the same level of care to all patients.

He is an editorial reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has been an orthopedic team physician for the Seattle Seahawks since 1996 and for the Seattle Mariners since 2006. He is also one of a few orthopedic surgeons in the US who are head team physicians for both an NFL and an MLB team.


Program: MD
Institution: St. Louis University School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: Naval Regional Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Graduate Hospital University of Pennsylvania

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Program: Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Fellow-American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

King County Medical Society

MLB Team Physician Association

NFL Team Physicians Society

Medical director and orthopedic Surgeon for Seattle Mariners

Head team physician and orthopedic surgeon for Seattle Seahawks

Washington State Medical Association

Washington State Orthopaedic Association

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repair of the shoulder
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle
  • Hamstring and Achilles tendon repair
  • Orthobiologic injections including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow (Tommy John surgery)


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