Michael K. McAdam, MD


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(206) 622-1644


Michael K. McAdam, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. He also perform platelet-rich plasma therapy. He treats a broad range of patients, from professional and recreational athletes to people simply looking for less invasive treatments of their problems. From his work with the Seattle Seahawks and the US Rugby team, he has developed an understanding of a wide range of athletic injuries. In his work with both athletes and non-athletes in his practice, he has developed an understanding of the importance of personalized care for each person.

Dr. McAdam is a team orthopedic surgeon or consultant for the USA Rugby Men’s National Team, the Seattle Rugby Football Club, and the Old Puget Sound Beach Rugby Football Club. He moved to Seattle in 1999 from Texas, and he, his wife, and their two daughters have made it their home. He enjoys spending time with his family, snowboarding, yoga, reading, and listening to music.


Program: MD
Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

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

King County Medical Society

NFL Physician’s Society

Head team physician for Seattle Rugby Football Club and Old Puget Sound Beach RFC

Consulting orthopedic surgeon for USA Rugby Men’s National Team

Washington State Medical Association

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Ankle: arthroscopy, cartilage defects, Achilles tears
  • Elbow: UCL and ligament reconstructions, arthroscopy, cartilage defects/OCD’s, biceps tears, epicondylitis
  • Knee: ACL, PCL, other ligament constructions, meniscus tears, cartilage defects, microfractures, OATS, meniscus transplants, patella dislocations, ostectomies
  • Shoulder: rotator cuff injuries, labrum and dislocation repairs, shoulder replacements
  • Tendon repairs: biceps, proximal hamstring, quadriceps, patellar tendon, Achilles


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