Peters T. Otlans, MD, MPH For an appointment call: (206) 243-1100


  • Orthopedic


  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Proliance Southwest Seattle Orthopedics

Clinic Locations:

  • Burien


Peters T. Otlans, MD, MPH, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine injuries, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder and knee replacement surgery and fracture care. He performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow, addressing cartilage, ligament, and tendon injuries in a minimally invasive fashion.

Dr. Otlans believes in the importance of building relationships and earning trust with his patients. He focuses on developing individualized care plans after listening carefully to his patient's needs and goals and clearly communicating all treatment options.

Dr. Otlans grew up in Washington State and has a passion for international medical work and orthopaedic research. Prior to returning to the community, he served as an assistant team physician with Portland State athletics and then with Philadelphia's professional and college sports teams.

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Education & Fellowship

BA, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Orthopedic surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Orthopedic sports medicine, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Board certification
Board eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Surgical Facilities

Southwest Seattle Ambulatory Surgery Center
CHI Franciscan St Anne (Highline Medical Center)