Dr. Douglas Nowak, MD

Dr. Douglas Nowak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Douglas Nowak, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Everett, WA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1100 Pacific Ave Ste 300

Everett, WA 98201

Contact Information

(425) 339-2433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nowak performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Sprain
normal
more than 84% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 75% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Nowak's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Nowak's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nowak "I specialize in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of hip and knee conditions. My surgical focus is arthroscopic surgery of the hip and knee. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nowak "I have always led a very active lifestyle and have completed 13 marathons and 8 Ironman Triathlons including the Hawaii Ironman World Championships in 2012. I enjoy treating patients with similar active lifestyles and athletic interests. Being involved in various sports throughout my life, I understand the athletic mentality and strive to get my patients back to the field as soon as possible. "

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Illinois Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Columbia University Medical Center (New York City, Ny)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Steadman Clinic (Vail, Co)-Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nowak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nowak's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nowak to family and friends
50 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nowak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

I had hip surgery in March of 2018. My surgeon, Dr. Doug Nowak was awesome. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for quality care. He communicated all of the options and all possible outcomes. He let me know what would be required of me for the best outcome and I believe that is why I have...more
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Dr. Nowak preformed my hip labrum surgery and he was incredible. He takes the time to answer my questions, got me to the right place for pt to ensure I had the best outcome. Dr. N also caught a problem that affected my other joints and ordered tests and referred me to a specialist when something...more
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Dr. Nowak agreed to perform surgery to reattach my torn hamstring tendon and to clean up tendonosis. He was very straightforward with me and my odds of success. I've done a dozen Ironman triathlons and felt I'd never run again without some intervention. He did the surgery and in the five months...more
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I would recommend Dr. Nowak. His repair of my hip labral tear and impingement has been successful to date and he was pro-active during my recovery when I felt things were progressing too slowly. His physical therapy protocol is quite intense but the results have made it worthwhile. My only concerns...more
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I highly recommend Dr Nowak. He fixed my hip labral tear and got me back skiing.
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