Aric A. Christal, MD, is a board-certified joint preservation and joint replacement surgeon. His areas of expertise include hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, computer-assisted surgery, partial joint replacement, arthroscopy, and revision of failed or painful prior joint replacements. He strives to provide the highest level of care to all patients equally in an effort to get them back on their feet and enjoying life.
Dr. Christal frequently leads educational seminars on joint replacement for community physicians and the public in North Seattle, Edmonds, and the Mill Creek area. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Outside of work, he enjoys skiing, cycling, mountaineering and spending time with his wife and children.
BA, Harvard University, cum laude
MD, University of Washington
Orthopedic surgery, University of Washington
Complex adult reconstruction and joint replacement, OrthoCarolina
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Member, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Member, Washington State Orthopedic Association
Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery
Swedish Medical Center – Edmonds