Alexis Falicov, MD For an appointment call: 206.623.0922


  • Orthopedic


  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Spine
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Seattle Neuro and Spine Surgery

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah Highlands


Alexis Falicov, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in spine surgery. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery, spine tumors, and complex spine deformity. He has extensive experience in general orthopedics, trauma and fracture care, and total joint replacement of the hip, knee, and shoulder. He combines extensive education, distinguished awards and honors and research in science and mathematics, specifically chemistry and physics, in his orthopedic practice.

Dr. Falicov believes in a comprehensive, analytical approach to spine and orthopedic problems. He uses both non-operative and operative techniques to achieve the optimal outcome for patients with an emphasis on the least invasive method to achieve an excellent outcome. He is a strong advocate for patient education and autonomy.

He enjoys living in the greater Seattle area with his wife and their two children. He is fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language. He also speaks French and Mandarin Chinese.

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Education & Fellowship

BA, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MD, Harvard Medical School

Orthopedics and sports medicine, University of Washington

Postdoctoral fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Spine Program, Vancouver General Hospital

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, King County Medical Society
Member, North American Spine Society


Seattle Met Magazine — Top Doctor

Surgical Facilities

Seattle Surgery Center
Seattle Orthopedic Center – Surgery
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center