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Dr. Justin Klimisch

Hip and Knee Specialist

Dr. Justin Klimisch, orthopedic surgeon, Seattle
Dr. Justin Klimisch

Justin Klimisch, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He is trained in the latest evidence-based hip and knee surgery techniques. Dr. Klimisch offers minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery utilizing computer navigation which ensures more precise positioning of joint implants. He offers a wide range of solutions for the treatment of hip and knee disorders, ranging from hip and knee injections to arthroscopy, partial knee replacement, hip resurfacing, and total joint replacement. Dr. Klimisch is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with hip and knee disorders with goal of helping each individual attain their highest level of function. He is a consulting surgeon with Smith & Nephew and is involved in the development of new designs, instrumentation, and techniques.

Dr. Klimisch earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine. While in medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and awarded the prestigious George Edward Longshie Scholarship. After finishing medical school, he remained at UT Medical Branch and completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery where he was awarded the Robert K. and Marie B. Hutchings Endowed Scholarship for academic excellence in orthopedic surgery and the Open Growth Plate Award for Pediatric Orthopedic Excellence. Later, Dr. Klimisch completed an accredited fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. There, he trained in primary, complex- primary and revision hip and knee replacement, hip resurfacing, partial knee replacements, hip Dr. Justin Klimischand knee arthroscopy, computer-assisted surgery, and minimally-invasive hip and knee surgery. After fellowship, Dr. Klimisch was in private practice at the Bone and Joint Center of Seattle and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Klimisch is originally from South Dakota and moved to Texas after meeting his wife while serving in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He has two daughters who love animals. His favorite hobbies are working on his car, playing guitar, snowboarding, and spending time with his family.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – 2004-present
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons – 2011-present