Grant H. Garcia, MD

Elbow, Knee & Shoulder Surgeon

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


Grant Garcia, MD, is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with advanced accredited fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Dr. Garcia’s primary focus for his practice is sports medicine, having a great interest in returning athletes safely to their sport after shoulder, knee and elbow injuries and surgeries.

During residency and fellowship, Dr. Garcia trained in numerous advanced sports procedures and techniques. These include cartilage regeneration, meniscus transplantation, multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction and complex limb realignment procedures. In addition, many minimally invasive shoulder procedures, including stemless arthroplasty, stabilization procedures, and rotator cuff revision surgery are part of his expertise. He has special elbow training in ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction and repair procedures. Dr. Garcia is also fellowship trained in orthobiologic treatments, including stem cell transplantation and PRP, to assist in these surgical procedures, as well as non-operative treatments.

Dr. Garcia has authored over 50 publications found in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has presented more than 60 academic sports papers worldwide, in addition to authoring book chapters on advanced techniques in sports medicine. He has also published over a dozen papers on sports medicine that have been featured in ESPN.com, Orthopedics Today and AAOS Now.

Dr. Garcia was an assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox. During residency, he cared for players on the New York Giants, New York Mets, US Tennis Team, New York Rangers, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, as well as many collegiate athletes.

Dr. Garcia’s outside interests include spending time with his family, wake-boarding, high intensity interval training and travel. He is excited to return to the Seattle area with his wife and their two daughters.

Meet Dr. Garcia

Meet Dr. Garcia


Program: MD
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: Hospital for Special Surgery Cornell Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Rush University Medical Center

Program: Board Eligible
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Arthroscopic release for stiff/arthritic elbow
  • BioCartilage
  • Cartilage regeneration procedure
  • Cartilage transplants
  • DeNovo NT (natural tissue graft)
  • Distal femoral osteotomies
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow procedures
  • High tibial osteotomies
  • Knee procedures
  • MACI
  • Medial and lateral epicondylitis debridemen
  • Medial patella femoral ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscal transplantation
  • Meniscus repair
  • Microfracture Plus
  • Multi-ligamentous reconstruction (including ACL, PCL, PLC, and MCL)
  • Osteochondral allografts
  • Osteochondral autografts
  • Primary and revision ligament reconstruction
  • Root repair
  • Tibial tubercle osteotomies
  • Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery)
  • Ulnar collateral ligament repair with internal brace


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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