Tyler J. Nathe, MD

Knee Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Knee, Shoulder, Sports, ACL, Robotic
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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.

Special Recognition & Training

  • Makoplasty Robotic Knee Replacement

I am proud to be a Seattle Met Top Doctor for 2022, voted in by my colleagues in the greater Seattle area.

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Specializing in:

  • Knee Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Orthopedic Surgery


Care Center

3101 Northup Way Suite 201
Bellevue, WA 98004-1449

(425) 455-3920


Care Center

510 8th Ave NE Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98029-5436

(425) 392-2564



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


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

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