Michael Kim-Orden, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in Hip and Knee Replacements. His practice focuses on primary and revision total hip and knee replacement, but he also specializes in advanced fracture care. He utilizes the most modern muscle and soft tissue preserving techniques and implements computer navigation to achieve precise results.

Dr. Kim-Orden grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts. After a childhood of hiking, skiing, and playing tennis, he attended Boston University, where he competed on the Varsity Men’s Tennis Team. He went on to attend medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans before completing an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Harbor-UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Harbor-UCLA is known nationwide as one of the busiest Level I Trauma Centers. As a chief resident, he led the orthopedic trauma team, providing care for some of the most severely injured patients. He finished his fellowship training at UCLA in Santa Monica, specializing in hip and knee replacements, where he was fortunate to train with some of the world’s leading experts in complex primary and revision total joint replacements.

Dr. Kim-Orden, along with his wife and two children, moved to the Pacific Northwest to enjoy all the outdoor activities so abundant around Seattle. He takes great satisfaction in being able to return patients with degenerative joint conditions back to the activities they love. He hopes to see many of his patients out on the trails or slopes enjoying their new hips and knees.


Program: BA
Institution: Boston University

Program: MD
Institution: Tulane University School of Medicine

Program: Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Institution: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Program: Joint Reconstruction Fellowship
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles

Program: Board Eligible
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Avascular necrosis of hip
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement – partial and full replacement
  • Osteoarthritis of hip & knee
  • Revision of total hip replacement
  • Revision of total knee replacement
  • Trauma & fracture surgery


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