Sara Jurek, MD For an appointment call: 206.386.2600


  • Orthopedic


  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine

Care Center:

Orthopedic Physician Associates

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill - 515 Minor Avenue
  • Poulsbo


Sara Jurek, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgeries of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. She has advanced fellowship training in the treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders as well as sports medicine. She specializes in: sports medicine, shoulder surgery, rotator cuff-repair, knee surgery, elbow surgery, shoulder instability/dislocation surgery, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, cartilage preservation and restoration, injury/fracture care, and arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures.

The highest quality of care and an honest, informed relationship and dialogue are among the numerous and tremendously important things that she offers to her patients. As a physician and orthopedic surgeon, Her goal is to return her patients to their activities as safely and efficiently as possible.

In addition to her duties as a staff team physician at Seattle University, Dr. Jurek is an avid CrossFitter and runner who enjoys painting, reading good fiction, cooking, improving her Spanish and spending time with family, friends and her dogs.

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Education & Fellowship

Bachelor's degree, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Orthopedic surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Advanced shoulder and elbow open and arthroscopic surgery, The Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
Sports medicine, Santa Monica Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group, Santa Monica, CA

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Member, King County Medical Society
Staff team physician, Seattle University


Surgical Facilities

Seattle Surgery Center
Swedish Medical Center