Eric G. Puttler, MD For an appointment call: 253.845.9585


  • Orthopedic


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

Care Center:

Rainier Orthopedic Institute

Clinic Locations:

  • Bonney Lake
  • Puyallup

Eric Puttler, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who performs arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstruction, hip and knee arthroplasty , and provides fracture care of all varieties. He also treats fracture non-unions and mal-unions and manages the long term consequences of severe fractures. After completing his residency in orthopedic surgery, he had several duty assignments in the US Army, to include a year in Iraq in command of a Forward Surgical Team.

Dr. Puttler has three beautiful daughters who keep him and his wife busy. He enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, golf, and all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

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Education & Fellowship

BA, University of California, Santa Barbara
MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Orthopedic surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center

Orthopedic traumatology, Harborview Medical Center

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Member, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Surgical Facilities

The Surgery Center at Rainier
MultiCare Health System