Physicians

Tyler J. Nathe, MD

Credentials

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship

University of California, Davis

Residency

University of California, Davis

Fellowship

University of California, Davis

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Website

www.tylernathemd.com

Tyler J. Nathe, MD

Dr. Tyler Nathe is an Orthopaedic Surgeon treating both sports medicine and general orthopaedic patients. His practice has a special focus on arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries as well cartilage transplant procedures and the treatment of complex fractures. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe received his BS in Chemistry and Medical Degree from the University of Washington. Dr. Nathe completed his residency at UC Davis, one of the top orthopaedic training programs in the country. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at UC Davis. He is a recently published author on the topic of Sports Medicine with articles appearing in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He was recently honored with an award for his research on injuries in collegiate baseball players. Dr. Nathe has lectured on topics that include complex ligament reconstruction of the knee and shoulder problems in overhead athletes.

Dr. Nathe was a collegiate student-athlete competing in soccer that involved one season with Bellevue College and a spring season with the University of Washington. That summer he sustained a knee injury wakeboarding and focused his efforts on cycling. He competed in road, mountain, and cyclocross racing and competed in the collegiate road cycling national championships with the University of Washington cycling team. He is still a sports enthusiast and enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, and crossfit workouts. Dr. Nathe serves as a team physician for the Bellevue High School Football team, Mt. Si High School Football team, and the US Ski and Snowborad Association. He finds great satisfaction in helping athletes of all types return to action.

Dr. Nathe is a proud born and raised Washingtonian, growing up in Yakima. He met his wife Sharon at UW School of Medicine and together they have three children. Tyler and his family are thrilled to be back in Washington State near family and friends.

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Publications
New NCAA Bat Standard Is Associated with Increased Incidence of Hamate Fractures. Graduation Research Symposium June 2012.
(Voted Most Outstanding Fellow Research Project for UC Davis 2012.)

Giza, E., Nathe, R., Nathe, T., et al. Strength of Bone Tunnel Versus Suture Anchor and Push-Lock Construct in Broström Repair. Am J Sports Medicine. 2012 Jun; 40(6):1419-23.

The Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete. Presentation at ATC Course. Tracy, CA. May 2012

The PCL and Posterolateral Corner. Grand Rounds at UC Davis. Feb 2012

Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures. Grand Rounds at UC Davis. Oct 2010.

Nathe, T., et al., The Anatomy of the Supraclavicular Nerve During Surgical Approach to the Clavicular Shaft. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2011 Mar;469(3):890-4.

Nathe, T.J., et al., Interleukin-1beta inhibits expression of p21(WAF1/CIP1) and p27(KIP1) and enhances proliferation in response to platelet-derived growth factor-BB in smooth muscle cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2002. 22(8): p. 1293-8.

Specialities & Areas of Focus

Joint Replacement

Knee

Sports Medicine

Pediatrics

Credentials

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship

University of California, Davis

Residency

University of California, Davis

Fellowship

University of California, Davis

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Website

www.tylernathemd.com

Affiliations
US Snowboarding
Active Member of the US Ski and Snowboard Association Physician Pool
Team Physician, Mount Si High School Football
Team Physician, Bellevue High School Football
Arthroscopy Association of North America – Member
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tyler J. Nathe, MD 

Dr. Tyler Nathe performed my extensive rotator cuff shoulder. As my provider, he came across very professionally and confidently assuring me that he would do his best to repair my injuries and explaining the procedure in detail.. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Nathe. I trust and respect this doctor and I will be returning to him in the future if necessary without any doubts.

Tyler J. Nathe, MD 

A terrific surgeon and very friendly as well. He did 5 different surgeries in my right knee and I am walking just fine and getting stronger. I have to thank this man for blessing me with the ability to walk again.

Tyler J. Nathe, MD 

I found Dr. Nathe to be professional and personable. He perform surgery on my right knee, extracting a bone spur that had broken loose. He explained everything in a manner which I could understand and welcomed questions. I never felt as though I was being rushed through my appointments. I had a wonderful experience and would definitely refer my friends and family to him in the future! Thank you Dr. Nathe!!

Dr Nathe at the Aspen X GAMES!!

Dr Nathe at the Aspen X GAMES!!

Our own Dr. Tyler Nathe, sports medicine specialist, served his sixth year as a medical pool physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). Dr. Nathe was proud to assist at the X Games Aspen providing medical coverage and emergency orthopedic care for the...

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