Dr. Steven J. Anderson

Dr. Steven J. Anderson

Dr. Anderson specializes in sports medicine, and has a particular interest in problems unique to the pediatric and adolescent-age athlete. In his practice, Dr. Anderson takes the time to identify the causes of  sports injuries and complex musculoskeletal condi- tions. After establishing an accurate diagnosis, he orchestrates conservative treatment programs that are comprehensive and multidisciplinary.


Pre-Medical Education: Stanford University, AB, With Distinction, Human Biology
Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: Children’s Orthopedic Hospital / University of Washington
Chief Resident: Children’s Orthopedic Hospital / University of Washington
Fellowship: Sports, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates, Portola Valley, CA


Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington
King County Medical Society
American College of Sports Medicine

About Dr. Anderson

In addition to caring for active individuals of all ages, Dr. Anderson cares for the United States Diving Team, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and numerous local high school and club teams. He is also actively involved in teaching sports medicine and primary care orthopedics to medical students, residents, specialty fellows, and practicing physicians both locally and nationally. Dr. Anderson was the editor of both editions (2000, 2010) of Care of the Young Athlete, a textbook on sports medicine published jointly by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has served as Chair of the Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness for the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Examination Committee for the American Board of Pediatrics, the Physician Director for the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainer Association, and on the Medical Advisory Committee for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

Dr. Anderson has been a Seattle Magazine and/or Seattle Metropolitan Magazine ‘Top Doctor’ virtually every year since these awards have been given.

Outside of work, Dr. Anderson enjoys swimming, golf, travel, urban exploration, home remodeling projects, and spending time with family, out-of-the-nest kids, and friends.

Orthopedic Physician Associates

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