Tyler J. Nathe, MD For an appointment call: 425.392.3030


  • Orthopedic


  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Proliance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Clinic Locations:

  • Bellevue Overlake Medical Pavilion
  • Issaquah


Tyler J. Nathe, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon treating both sports medicine and general orthopedic patients. His practice has a special focus on arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries as well cartilage transplant procedures and the treatment of complex fractures. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe received his BS in chemistry and medical degree from the University of Washington. He completed his residency at UC Davis, one of the top orthopedic training programs in the country. He then completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopy at UC Davis. He is a published author on the topic of sports medicine with articles appearing in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He was honored with an award for his research on injuries in collegiate baseball players. Dr. Nathe has lectured on topics that include complex ligament reconstruction of the knee and shoulder problems in overhead athletes.

Dr. Nathe was a collegiate student-athlete competing in soccer for one season with Bellevue College and a spring season with the University of Washington. That summer he sustained a knee injury wakeboarding and focused his efforts on cycling. He competed in road, mountain, and cyclocross racing and in the collegiate road cycling national championships with the University of Washington cycling team. He is still a sports enthusiast and enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, and crossfit workouts. 

Dr. Nathe serves as a team physician for the Bellevue High School Football team, Mt. Si High School Football team, and the US Ski and Snowboard Association. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe is a proud, born-and-raised Washingtonian, growing up in Yakima. He met his wife Sharon at UW School of Medicine and together they have three children. Tyler and his family are thrilled to be back in Washington State near family and friends.

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Education & Fellowship

BS, University of Washington, cum laude
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine

Orthopedic surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center

Orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopy, University of California, Davis Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Team physician, Bellevue High School Football
Team physician, Mount Si High School Wildcat Football
Member, US Ski and Snowboard Association Physician Pool
Team physician (former), UC Davis sports teams
Team physician (former), Boise State Football

Surgical Facilities

Proliance Highlands Surgery Center
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center