Ryan J. Nathe, MD

“My primary focus is to relieve my patients of pain that is limiting their lives and return them to the activities they love.”

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Dr. Ryan Nathe is a fellowship-trained joint replacement orthopaedic surgeon. His practice focuses on arthritis of the hip and knee, as well as initial joint replacements, and his training includes complex revision of failed joint replacements. Dr. Nathe genuinely enjoys helping his patients return to a more active lifestyle.

Specialties and Areas of Focus

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Management of Hip & Knee Arthritis


Dr. Nathe received his B.S. in Neurobiology and minor in Microbiology from the University of Washington. Following his undergraduate studies, he earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. 

After medical school, he then completed an Orthopaedic residency at UC Davis in Sacramento, California. Dr. Nathe completed the Otto E. Aufranc Adult Reconstructive Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, one of the top fellowships in the country. During his time there, Dr. Nathe received world-class training in adult reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on a multifaceted approach to complex problems, including revision total joint replacement.

Dr. Nathe has been published on diverse topics in Orthopaedics including ankle injury repair techniques, Talus OCD lesions, multi-modal analgesia, and hand injuries in collegiate baseball players. Additionally, Dr. Nathe has lectured on outpatient total joint arthroplasty as well as pre-operative templating techniques in total joint arthroplasty.

Dr. Nathe was born and raised in Washington state. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kim, and their son. His passions include fly fishing, skiing, cooking, and exploring the great outdoors.



Orthopaedic Surgery


Education & Credentials


Medical School

New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY


University of California, Davis
Davis, CA


Otto E. Aufranc Adult Reconstructive Fellowship
Boston, MA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medical Assistant
Cyanne McKibben, MA
+1 (425) 507-0783

Surgery Scheduler
Lindsey Regalia
+1 (425) 507-0728

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