Jeff L. Garr, MD

Dr. Garr’s practice includes treatment of all surgical conditions of the neck and spine including fractures, deformities, tumors, degenerative arthritic conditions, disc herniations, stenosis, and infection.  Dr. Garr and his spine care team are dedicated to surgical management of spinal conditions, in order to help his patients feel better, work better and enjoy life more.

Dr. Garr has a special interest in the surgical management of lumbar spondylolisthesis, disk herniations, spinal stenosis, cervical disk replacement and fusions.

Dr. Jeff Garr enjoys basketball, snow sports, and water sports. He values time spent with his wife Beth and their three children in family activities. He is a volunteer leader for the YMCA youth program and coaches basketball at the Boys and Girls Club. He has also served as the Assistant Chief of Orthopedics, and as a member of the Surgical Quality Review Committee at Swedish Medical Center.  His dream list includes learning to golf, surf, fly fish and having Seattle back in the NBA.

Pre-Medical Education
Stanford University

Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency
University of Washington Department of Orthopedics

Chief Resident
Children’s Orthopedic Hospital /University of Washington

Fellowship
Spine Care Medical Group, Daly City, CA

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, North American Spine Society

Member, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Member, King County Medical Society

Former Member, Surgical Quality Review Committee, Swedish Medical Center

Member, Washington State Orthopedic Association

Assistant Chief of Orthopedics (former), Swedish Medical Center