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Tyler J. Nathe, MD

Orthopedics

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days

Overview

Tyler J. Nathe, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon treating both sports medicine and general orthopedic patients. His practice has a special focus on arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries as well cartilage transplant procedures and the treatment of complex fractures. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe received his BS in chemistry and medical degree from the University of Washington. He completed his residency at UC Davis, one of the top orthopedic training programs in the country. He then completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopy at UC Davis. He is a published author on the topic of sports medicine with articles appearing in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He was honored with an award for his research on injuries in collegiate baseball players. Dr. Nathe has lectured on topics that include complex ligament reconstruction of the knee and shoulder problems in overhead athletes.

Dr. Nathe was a collegiate student-athlete competing in soccer for one season with Bellevue College and a spring season with the University of Washington. That summer he sustained a knee injury wakeboarding and focused his efforts on cycling. He competed in road, mountain, and cyclocross racing and in the collegiate road cycling national championships with the University of Washington cycling team. He is still a sports enthusiast and enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, and crossfit workouts.

Dr. Nathe serves as a team physician for the Bellevue High School Football team, Mt. Si High School Football team, and the US Ski and Snowboard Association. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe is a proud, born-and-raised Washingtonian, growing up in Yakima. He met his wife Sharon at UW School of Medicine and together they have three children. Tyler and his family are thrilled to be back in Washington State near family and friends.

Education

Program: MD
Institution: University of Washington School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: UC Davis Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: UC Davis Medical Center

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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

Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Team physician for Bellevue High School Football

Team physician for Mount Si High School Wildcat Football

US Ski and Snowboard Association Physician Pool

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • ACL surgery
  • Knee
  • MAKO kinematic knee replacement
  • Shoulder
  • Sports medicine and arthroscopy

Locations

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Getting Ready for Your Visit

In order for us to provide you the best care, it is important that you bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • A list of your current medications
  • Any and all x-ray, MRI’s and or reports if available
  • Insurance information and card
  • Some insurance carriers require you have a referral or primary care authorization before treatment is given. Please check with your carrier.
  • Information about what treatments and medications have been tried in the past
  • Medical records from prior visits that you think may be helpful
  • New Patients: please download a patient registration form below and bring a completed copy with you for your visit.

In order to complete any outstanding paperwork and/or process any required changes to your patient information, we ask that you come to our office at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time.