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Grant Garcia, MD For an appointment call: 206.633.8100
- Hand, Wrist & Elbow
- Sports Medicine
Care Center:Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle
Services & Programs
- Sports medicine
- Shoulder, knee & elbow surgery
- Biological therapies
- IRG Health Talk: Patellar Tendon Rupture
- Future of Orthopedics
- Return to Sports
- Biologic Treatments
- Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair
- Shoulder Arthritis, Shoulder Replacement Explained
- Cartilage and Meniscus Transplant
- ACL Tear and Reconstruction
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- BA, Brown University
- MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Orthopedic surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
- Sports medicine and shoulder fellowship, Rush University, Chicago, IL
Seattle Orthopedic Center – Surgery
Swedish Medical Center
Grant Garcia, MD, is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with advanced accredited fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Dr. Garcia’s primary focus for his practice is sports medicine, having a great interest in returning athletes safely to their sport after shoulder, knee and elbow injuries and surgeries.
During residency and fellowship, Dr. Garcia trained in numerous advanced sports procedures and techniques. These include cartilage regeneration, meniscus transplantation, multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction and complex limb realignment procedures. In addition, many minimally invasive shoulder procedures, including stemless arthroplasty, stabilization procedures, and rotator cuff revision surgery are part of his expertise. He has special elbow training in ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction and repair procedures. Dr. Garcia is also fellowship trained in orthobiologic treatments, including stem cell transplantation and PRP, to assist in these surgical procedures, as well as non-operative treatments.
Dr. Garcia has authored over 50 publications found in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has presented more than 60 academic sports papers worldwide, in addition to authoring book chapters on advanced techniques in sports medicine. He has also published over a dozen papers on sports medicine that have been featured in ESPN.com, Orthopedics Today and AAOS Now.
Dr. Garcia was an assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox. During residency, he cared for players on the New York Giants, New York Mets, US Tennis Team, New York Rangers, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, as well as many collegiate athletes.
Dr. Garcia’s outside interests include spending time with his family, wake-boarding, high intensity interval training and travel. He is excited to return to the Seattle area with his wife and their two daughters.