Craig M. McAllister, MD For an appointment call: 425.823.4000


  • Orthopedic


  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Pediatrics
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Pro Ortho

Clinic Locations:

  • Kirkland

Craig M. McAllister, MD, is a fellowship-trained, sub-specialist in hip and knee surgery and a respected authority in complex adult joint reconstruction, total joint replacement, and arthroscopy of the knee. He is committed to delivering the finest patient care possible, community service, research and education. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He has served as a consultant and design surgeon for Stryker Orthopedics and as head of orthopedics at Evergreen Hospital. He is the director of hip and knee replacement at Evergreen HealthCare. He is also the founder and chief medical officer of Operativ, a small medical device company dedicated to refining advanced techniques in joint replacement. He is on the editorial board of The Journal of Arthroplasty.

Dr. McAllister’s research and publications demonstrate his extensive involvement in academic medicine and his commitment to lifelong education. He has 14 peer-reviewed publications, three book chapters, and over 25 regional, national, and international academic presentations to his credit. He routinely lectures at local, regional, national, and international events.

He brings to the Pacific Northwest what 425 Magazine’s editors identified as “ten medical professionals who were going above and beyond the call of duty and were leaders in their field.” He is listed among the Washington’s top doctors by, Washington Magazine, and Seattle Magazine.

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Education & Fellowship

BA and BS, Seattle University, magna cum laude
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, with honors

Orthopedic surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Special fellow in adult reconstructive and arthritis surgery, shoulder, hip, and knee reconstruction, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Director of hip and knee replacement, Evergreen HealthCare
Editorial board member, The Journal of Arthroplasty
Founder and chief medical officer, Operativ
Member, Washington State Medical Association
Member, Western Orthopedic Association
Head of orthopedics (former), Evergreen Hospital
Consultant and design surgeon (former), Stryker Orthopedics


Seattle Magazine — Top Doctor
Seattle Met Magazine — Top Doctor — Top Doctor
Washington Magazine — Top Doctor

Surgical Facilities

Proliance Eastside Surgery Center
Swedish Medical Center

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