E. Edward Khalfayan, MD For an appointment call: 206.386.2600


  • Orthopedic


  • Knee
  • Pediatrics
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine

Care Center:

Orthopedic Physician Associates

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill - 601 Broadway


E. Edward Khalfayan is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He also performs platelet-rich plasma therapy. His extensive experience with football and baseball injuries provides him with unique skills and knowledge that he uses in his private practice. He takes care of more professional athletes than any other orthopedist in the Northwest and provides the same level of care to all patients.

He is a clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and is an editorial reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has been an orthopedic team physician for the Seattle Seahawks since 1996 and for the Seattle Mariners since 2006. He is also one of two orthopedic surgeons in the US who are head team physicians for both an NFL and an MLB team.

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Education & Fellowship

BS, Boston College, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine

Orthopedic surgery, Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, CA

Sports medicine, Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, King County Medical Society
Member, MLB Team Physician Association
Member, NFL Team Physicians Society
Medical director and orthopedic Surgeon, Seattle Mariners
Head team physician and orthopedic Surgeon, Seattle Seahawks
Member, Washington State Medical Association
Member, Washington State Orthopaedic Association

Surgical Facilities

Seattle Surgery Center
Swedish Medical Center