CERTIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

Clinical Interest:

Hand and wrist surgery

Hand arthritis reconstruction

Upper extremity trauma

Elbow conditions

General Orthopedics

Fellowship Training:

University of Washington, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 2002

Board Certification:

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2004; Recertified 2013

Certificate of Added Qualification, Surgery of the Hand, 2006; Recertified 2013

Residency:

Case Western Reserve University, 2001

Medical School:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1995

Hospital Affiliation:

Valley Medical Center, Covington

Valley Medical Center, Renton

TRACI G. BARTHEL, M.D.

Dr. Traci Barthel is board certified and a fellowship trained hand surgeon who treats all conditions in the hand and wrist including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and traumatic injuries and fractures. Dr. Barthel uses the most up to date techniques for joint reconstruction for hand and thumb arthritis. One of her primary goals for her patients is to restore hand function and decrease pain.

Dr. Barthel was born and raised in Seattle and is an avid Husky fan. She enjoys spending time with her family and running marathons, boating, skiing and hiking.

Dr. Barthel practices at Proliance Orthopedic Associates' Renton and Covington clinics.