Erik A. Magnusson, MD
“I find great joy and satisfaction in helping my patients return to their activities following trauma or degenerative disease.”
Dr. Erik Magnusson is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in fracture care and foot and ankle conditions. He treats patients of all ages.
Dr. Magnusson is actively engaged in orthopaedic research. He has published in the fields of hand, spine, and trauma surgery, and several of his research projects have been presented at local and international meetings.
Specialties and Areas of Focus
- Upper Extremity Fracture Care
- Lower Extremity Fracture Care
- Foot & Ankle
- Ankle Arthroscopy
- Complex Fractures
- Total Ankle Replacements
Dr. Magnusson received his BA in Biology from Loyola College of Maryland. He returned home to Minnesota to attend the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha (highest honors). He completed orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington and remained in Seattle to complete dual fellowships in orthopaedic trauma and foot and ankle surgery. Through his fellowship training he gained expertise in the treatment of complex fractures and a full spectrum of foot and ankle conditions, including total ankle arthroplasty.
Above all, Dr. Magnusson finds great joy and satisfaction in helping his patients return to their activities following trauma or degenerative disease. He enjoys helping his patients understand their conditions and working with them to craft individualized treatment plans to meet their goals. He strives to find the right combination of non-operative strategies and operative interventions to improve each person’s pain and function.
Dr. Magnusson and his wife, Carly, are originally from Minnesota but have fallen in love with Washington’s natural beauty. They enjoy exploring Seattle’s art, dining, and music scene together. He is eager to learn to fly fish as another avenue to explore the Pacific Northwest.
Education & Credentials
University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Washington, Orthopaedic Surgery
Harborview Medical Center Trauma Fellowship
Harborview Medical Center Foot & Ankle Fellowship
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Getting Ready For Your Visit
You can now complete your paperwork ahead of time.
Log in to MyChart now!
In order to complete any outstanding paperwork and/or process any required changes to your patient information, we ask that you come to our office at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time.
Please bring the following items to your appointment:
- Photo ID
- A list of your current medications
- Any and all x-rays, MRIs and medical reports available
- Insurance information and card
- Referral or primary care authorization, if your insurance carrier requires it (please check with your carrier)
- Information about what treatments and medications have been tried in the past
- Medical records from prior visits that you think may be helpful
- New patients: please download a patient registration form and bring a completed copy with you for your visit.
News & Events
Each year, Castle Connolly publishes a list of top doctors who are peer-nominated, and thoroughly vetted by Castle Connolly's physician-led research team. Castle Connolly Top Doctors represent the top 7% of all U.S. practicing physicians, and are said to reflect some...
The Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine family is thrilled to announce that we are expanding to a brand new location in Seattle.Our new building will be located at 515 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. We're so excited to welcome new and existing patients into...
Today we officially welcome Dr. Wesley Hardgrove to our team of Physicians! Dr. Hardgrove is a fellowship-trained provider, specializing in the non-operative management of neck and back disorders. Dr. Hardgrove earned his medical degree at the University of South...
As an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to every patient who comes through our doors, we know that our team of physicians and physician’s assistants are at the heart of what we do. They provide personalized attention and one-to-one...