Scott E. Hormel, MD For an appointment call: 206.386.2600


  • Orthopedic


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

Care Center:

Orthopedic Physician Associates

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill - 601 Broadway

Scott E. Hormel, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in knee and shoulder surgery. His practice is focused on the surgical treatment of injuries and sports-related conditions of the knee and shoulder. His goal is to return professional and recreational athletes back to full athletic participation using both surgical and rehabilitative methods.

Dr. Hormel stays very active and involved in baseball and fast-pitch softball, coaching and helping to prevent and repair athletic injuries. He has also been a team orthopedist or consulting physician for local sports teams and institutions, including: Chaffey Baseball Club, Seattle Majestics Football, Lewis-Clark State College Baseball, Seattle University, and Sammamish High School.

He is a native of Bellevue, Washington and has practiced for over 15 years with Orthopedic Physician Associates. He and his wife Shari have four children. He enjoys skiing, golf, woodworking and architecture.

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Education & Fellowship

BS, University of Washington
MD, University of Washington, with honors

Orthopedics and sports medicine, University of Washington

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Stedman-Hawkins Clinic and Sports Medicine Research Foundation, Vail, CO

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Team orthopedist, Chaffey Baseball Club
Orthopedic consultant, Lewis-Clark State College Baseball
Orthopedic consultant, Seattle Majestics Football
Orthopedic consultant and team orthopedic surgeon, Seattle University
Team orthopedist, Sammamish High School
Preceptor, Swedish Medical Center Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Preceptor, University of Washington Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Third year medical students)


Seattle Met Magazine — Top Doctor
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Puget Sound Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine — Puget Sound’s Top Doctors' List

Surgical Facilities

Seattle Surgery Center
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Swedish Medical Center