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Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

In his practice, Dr. Huang focuses on several areas of orthopedic surgery:

  1. Sports injuries and arthroscopic knee & shoulder surgery.
  2. Knee and hip replacement surgery.
  3. Trauma surgery and fracture care.

Given his special interest in sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery, he pursued and achieved board certification in the subspecialty of Orthopedic Sports Medicine in 2010. He strives to provide care that is tailored to fit each patient’s individual needs, and he believes that educating patients about their orthopedic conditions promotes success and patient satisfaction. He is also a Clinical Instructor in the University of Washington Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and has been teaching UW Orthopedic residents at the Seattle VA Hospital regularly since 2001. He enjoys spending his time away from orthopedics with his wife and three children, and he is an avid Florida Gator football fan.

Hospital Affiliations:
Valley Medical Center, Covington
Valley Medical Center, Renton
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle

Professional Affiliation:
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003
Board Certified in the Subspecialty of Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2010

Residency:
University of Washington, 2001

Medical School:
University of Florida, 1996

LOCATIONS

RENTON

4011 Talbot Rd S #300
Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425.656.5060
Fax: 425.656.5047

COVINGTON

27005 168th Pl SE #201
Covington, WA 98042

Phone: 253.630.3660
Fax: 253.631.1591

Maple Valley

24060 SE Kent Kangley Rd,
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Phone: 425.358.7708
Fax: 425.656.5047

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