Top Doctors 2021: Sports Medicine

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

By CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

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May 13, 2021

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Christopher Y. Maeda, M.D.: primary care sports medicine; Pacific Medical Centers Specialty Care – Canyon Park, 1909 214th Street S.E., Suite 300, Bothell, 206-505-1300; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

Kimberly G. Harmon, M.D.: primary care sports medicine, PRP (platelet rich plasma), musculoskeletal Injuries; Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Boulevard N.E., Seattle, 206-598-3294; University of Washington Medical Center

Mark A. Harrast, M.D.: adolescent sports medicine, primary care sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries, running injuries; Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Boulevard N.E., Seattle, 206-520-5000; University of Washington Medical Center; Harborview Medical Center

John W. O’Kane, M.D.: primary care sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries: Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Boulevard N.E., Seattle, 206-598-3294; University of Washington Medical Center

David Belfie M.D.: knee injuries/ACL/meniscus tears, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder and knee surgery, rotator cuff surgery; Virginia Mason Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206-341-3000

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