If you suffer from chronic pain, a sports-related injury or any other orthopedic ailment, our Western Washington Medical Group Specialty Practice for Orthopedic Sports, Spine & Hand can help. From common issues with feet and hands to neck pain to spinal injuries, our expert staff is equipped to diagnose and treat you with the goal of returning you to optimal health.
With state-of-the-art surgical suites, Open MRI and Digital X-ray equipment, our group provides exceptional care for orthopedic needs, all in one convenient clinic. Our medical professionals can assist with all of the following:
- Joint replacement and reconstruction
- Fracture care
- Hip ailments
- Spinal issues
- Hand, wrist and elbow ailments
- Sports medicine
- Foot and ankle issues
- Knee replacement
- Shoulder conditions and injuries
Many of the injuries that athletes sustain, like fractures, as well as repetitive stress injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, can be repaired or have significant pain reductions for the patient with a surgical procedure. At our Gateway Surgery Center, we specialize in ambulatory surgeries provided by experts who will take the necessary time to tend to each patient. If you have a surgery at this facility, you can rest assured you’re being taken care of by a team of experts using the most modern processes and equipment available in medicine today.
Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy
In addition to diagnosis, treatment and surgical procedures, our clinic now also offers Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy to those in the process of rehabilitation. Our Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) will work in tandem with the patient’s doctor to develop a plan of care as soon after the injury or procedure as possible, then care for them for the duration of their healing. These services are provided for patients who have sustained a trauma such as a burn, wound, nerve damage or other issue, or those suffering from a disorder such as tennis elbow or a chronic condition like arthritis. If you think you could benefit from the services of Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy, please call 425-317-9119 to learn more.
Meet the Team
Ali Annisipour, DO specializes in spinal surgery. Practicing in our Everett clinic since 2015, Ali is Board Certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, the North American Spine Society and the Washington Osteopathic Medical Association. He was honored with the 2011 Midwestern University Orthopedic Resident of the Year Award received a research award from the AO Spine Fellows Forum. He is currently accepting new patients.
Tyler Kent, MD specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. On staff with us since 2018, Tyler is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is currently accepting new patients.
Shane Leavitt, MD specializes in orthopedic surgery. Named one of 2014’s ‘Top Doctors’ by Seattle Met, he is Board Certified with the American Association of Orthopedic Surgery and affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is currently accepting new patients.
Mithun Neral, MD specializes in joint replacements, sports medicine, shoulder surgery and arthroscopic, minimally invasive surgery. He is Board Eligible with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is currently accepting new patients.
Ronald Quam, DO specializes in orthopedics and is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Total Joint Surgeon and has a special interest in the comprehensive care of hips and knees. He is currently accepting new patients.
Catherine Yee, MD specializes in interventional pain and physiatry. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is affiliated with the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is currently accepting new patients.
Victor Gajewski, OTR/L, CHT is a Certified Hand Therapist. He is licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the Washington State Department of Health, certified as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and certified as a Hand Therapist by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC). He is affiliated with the American Society of Hand Therapists, the Washington State Hand Therapy Study Group and the Washington Occupational Therapy Association. He is currently accepting new patients.
Michael Oliver, PA-C is a Physician’s Assistant who is Board Certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Lindsay Portz, PA-C is a Physician’s Assistant who specializes in orthopedic surgery. She is board certified with the NCCPA PANCE and affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Brandon Wilson, PA-C is a Board Certified Physician’s Assistant who specializes in orthopedic surgery.
Schedule an Appointment
If you need the services of the Western Washington Medical Group Orthopedic Sports, Spine & Hand Clinic, visit this page to request an appointment. Once you’re scheduled, be sure to download any necessary patient forms before your in-person