Steven J. AndersonMD
Dr. Anderson specializes in non-operative sports medicine. Dr. Anderson has a special interest in problems unique to the pediatric and adolescent age athlete. In evaluating patients, Dr. Anderson takes the time to identify the underlying causes of sports injuries and complex musculoskeletal conditions. After establishing an accurate diagnosis, he orchestrates conservative treatment programs that are comprehensive, multidisciplinary and intended to address both the causes and effects of injury.
In addition to caring for active individuals, Dr. Anderson has provided medical care for the United States Diving Team, Pacific Northwest Ballet, NCAA and Pac 12 sports, numerous local high schools and club teams. He is also actively involved in teaching sports medicine and primary care orthopedics to medical students, residents, specialty fellows and practicing physicians both locally and nationally. Dr. Anderson was the editor of both editions (2000, 2010) of Care of the Young Athlete, a textbook on sports medicine published jointly by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Anderson has served as Chair of the Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness for the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Examination Committee for the American Board of Pediatrics, the Physician Director for the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainer Association and on the Medical Advisory Committee for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. He is also a founder and director for Seattle Pediatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Anderson has been a Seattle Magazine and/or Seattle Metropolitan Magazine “Top Doctor” on multiple occasions. Outside of work, Dr. Anderson enjoys swimming, golf, travel, urban exploration, home remodeling projects and spending time with family and friends.