Robotic-arm assisted total knee
Mobile bearing hip
Direct superior approach
Robotic-arm assisted hip
Partial knee replacement
Robotic-arm assisted partial knee
Dr. Crutcher is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has advanced training in surgery for arthritis of the hip and knee including degenerative, traumatic and congenital conditions. Dr. Crutcher has been in practice at Orthopedic Physician Associates since 1990. He performs more than 400 hip and knee replacement procedures per year. In his practice he uses advanced surgical techniques and biomaterials to restore the quality of life for patients who have arthritic conditions of the hip and knee.
Dr. Crutcher was Chief of the Department of Orthopedics at Swedish Medical Center from 2004-2008. During his tenure as Chief he helped develop the Swedish Orthopedic Institute, the largest dedicated orthopedic facility in the Northwest, of which he is the current Medical Director. Dr. Crutcher is a native of Seattle who enjoys outdoor recreation in the Northwest, especially cycling, skiing and hiking. He also enjoys music, travel, sports and sharing all of these activities with his family.
Special Surgical Interests and Extensive Training
Dr. Crutcher specializes in: Total hip replacement surgery, total knee replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, partial knee replacement surgery, revision joint replacement surgery, knee arthroscopy and hip arthroscopy
Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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