Aric A. Christal, MD For an appointment call: 425.673.3900


  • Orthopedic


  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Edmonds Orthopedic Center

Clinic Locations:

  • Edmonds
  • Mill Creek Family Practice


Aric A. Christal, MD, is a board-certified joint preservation and joint replacement surgeon. His areas of expertise include hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, computer-assisted surgery, partial joint replacement, arthroscopy, and revision of failed or painful prior joint replacements. He strives to provide the highest level of care to all patients equally in an effort to get them back on their feet and enjoying life.

Dr. Christal frequently leads educational seminars on joint replacement for community physicians and the public in North Seattle, Edmonds, and the Mill Creek area. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Outside of work, he enjoys skiing, cycling, mountaineering and spending time with his wife and children.

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Education & Fellowship

BA, Harvard University, cum laude
MD, University of Washington

Orthopedic surgery, University of Washington

Complex adult reconstruction and joint replacement, OrthoCarolina

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Member, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Member, Washington State Orthopedic Association

Surgical Facilities

Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery
Swedish Medical Center – Edmonds