3.9 based on 48 reviewsView this provider's reviews
Patient satisfaction ratings and reviews are based on personal opinions. Before you choose any doctor you should take into account their background, training, specialized experience AND their patient satisfaction to ensure they are the right fit for you.
We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo
Dr. McAllister's bio
This content was provided by Dr. McAllister "Craig McAllister, MD is in private practice in Kirkland, Washington. He is a fellowship trained, sub-specialist in hip and knee surgery and a respected authority in complex adult joint reconstruction, total joint replacement, and arthroscopy of the knee. He is committed to delivering the finest patient care possible, community service, research and education. Dr. McAllister has served a consultant and design surgeon for Stryker Orthopedics, Managing Partner of ProOrtho, a division of Proliance Surgeons, and Head of Orthopedics at Evergreen Hospital. Dr McAllister is the past Director of Hip and Knee Replacement at Evergreen Hospital and previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Operativ. He has consulted with multiple device companies on the design of minimally invasive instruments for joint replacement and continues as a recognized expert and educator for other surgeons who are learning MIS techniques. He presently serves as President and Chief Medical Officer of The SwiftPath Program, a medical consulting company focused on education and quality improvement related to joint replacement. He is on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Arthroplasty. He brings to the Pacific Northwest what 425 Magazine's editors identified as "ten medical professionals who were going above and beyond the call of duty and were leaders in their field." He is listed among the Washington's top doctors by Superdoctors, Washington Magazine, and Seattle Magazine. His education includes graduating Magna Cum Laude from Seattle University with degrees In Chemistry and Philosophy and graduating with Honors in Medicine from the University of Washington. He subsequently served as Chief Resident during his orthopedic residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Finally, he served as the Special Fellow in hip and knee reconstruction at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. Dr. McAllister's research and publications demonstrate his extensive involvement in academic medicine and his commitment to lifelong education. To date, he has 14 peer reviewed publications, 3 book chapters and over 25 regional, national, and international academic presentations to his credit. He routinely lectures at local, regional, national and international events. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons."
Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
Orthopedic Hip Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Artificial Hip Joint Damage
Difficulty With Walking
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Tendon Repair
Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
Malpractice Claims not available
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1985
Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
Cleveland Clinic Special Fellow in Hip & Knee Replacement
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. McAllister has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
Dr. McAllister does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. McAllister and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.