K. Elizabeth Garr, MD For an appointment call: 206.386.2600

Specialty:

  • Orthopedic
  • Pain Management

Subspecialties:

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Spine

Care Center:

Orthopedic Physician Associates

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill - 601 Broadway
Biography

K. Elizabeth Garr, MD, is an anesthesiologist who is fellowship-trained in pain management. She specializes in diagnostic and therapeutic injections for patients with lumbar spine problems and related pain. She helps patients with pain originating from facet arthritis, stenosis, disc disease, dysfunction of the sacroiliac joints, trochanteric and hip joint inflammation, as well as neuropathic pain from a variety of causes.

Dr. Garr’s practice is focused on managing pain with diagnostic and therapeutic injections coupled with rehabilitation training and lifestyle modification. Her goal is to help patients achieve a level of posture, function, and mobility that allows them to enjoy life again.

She enjoys tennis, snowboarding, camping, and family activities with her husband and three children. She promotes science education at the elementary school level and participates in Girl Scouts as an outdoor specialist.

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Education & Fellowship

Education
BA, Pomona College
MD, Tulane University

Residency
Anesthesiology and general surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine
Anesthesiology, Stanford University

Fellowship
Pain management, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle

Board certification
American Board of Anesthesiology
Subspecialty Certificate in Pain Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Member, American Society of Interventional Pain Specialists
Member, International Spinal Injection Society
Member, King County Medical Society
Member, Washington Society of Interventional Pain Specialists


Awards

Seattle Met Magazine — Top Doctor

Surgical Facilities

Seattle Surgery Center
Swedish Medical Center