Contact Info

E. Edward Khalfayan, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Khalfayan is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, who the region’s professional athletes trust and rely on. He has been an orthopedic team physician for the Seattle Seahawks since 1996 and for the Seattle Mariners since 2006. Dr. Khalfayan is one of two orthopedic surgeons in the US who are head team physicians for both an NFL and an MLB team.

Dr. Khalfayan’s extensive experience with football and baseball injuries provides him with unique skills and knowledge that he uses in his private practice. He takes care of more professional athletes than any other orthopedist in the Northwest and provides the same level of care to his patients.

To read more about Dr. Khalfayan and his practice visit his website:

Dr. Khalfayan’s expertise is in: Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle; anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repair of the shoulder; ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow (Tommy John surgery) and Platelet Rich Plasma injections.

Physician Assistant:
Erin Hachlinski, PA-C, MSHS

Pre-Medical Education
Boston College

Medical School
St. Louis University School of Medicine

University of Washington, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

University of Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital, Department of Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Society of Orthopedic Sports Medicine
NFL Team Physician Society
MLB Team Physician Association
Washington State Orthopedic Association
Washington State Medical Association
King County Medical Society

Seattle Seahawks: Head Team Physician/Orthopedic Surgeon, 1996-present

Seattle Mariners: Medical Director/Orthopedic Surgeon, 2006-present

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Member, King County Medical Society

Member, MLB Team Physician Association

Member, NFL Team Physicians Society

Medical director and orthopedic Surgeon, Seattle Mariners

Head team physician and orthopedic Surgeon, Seattle Seahawks

Member, Washington State Medical Association

Member, Washington State Orthopaedic Association

Swedish Orthopedic Institute

601 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

Phone: 206-386-2600
Fax: 206-622-1644

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