Practice contact
(206) 520-5000
(206) 598-5876
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle Washington 98105
US
Rick Matsen MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Shoulder & Elbow Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hospital
Primary Practice: University of Washington, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Primary Hospital: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER

Practice Contact

Office Address
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle Washington 98105
US
Phone
(206) 520-5000
Fax
(206) 598-5876
Email
matsen@uw.edu

Biography

I am a tenured full professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and the holder of the Douglas T. Harryman II Endowed Chair in Shoulder and Elbow Research. I specialize in shoulder reconstructive surgery, including the ream and run procedure, total shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total elbow replacement, and complex revision shoulder surgery. Patient Care Philosophy I am dedicated to providing patients with the best knowledge regarding their shoulder condition along with the most current evidence-based information regarding the options available for their care. My patients have full access to my personal email so that all questions can be answered expeditiously. My goal is a full patient-surgeon partnership. Clinical Interests Optimizing safety and effectiveness for patients needing shoulder reconstruction. I perform over 200 shoulder joint replacements per year for individuals with shoulder arthritis or complications of previous surgery. Personal Interests Family, hiking, backpacking, fly fishing, cycling, and health.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
University of Washington, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

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PRIMARY HOSPITAL
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
(206) 548-6486

Education & Training

FELLOWSHIP
Shoulder reconstruction with Dr Charles S. Neer
RESIDENCY
University of Washington Medical Center
INTERNSHIP
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
Baylor College of Medicine