Dr. Gregory Popich, MD

Dr. Gregory Popich, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
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Dr. Gregory Popich, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 72 years old.

3124 S 19th St # 340

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Baker’s Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers
Runner's Knee
high
more than 85% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Popich "From elite athletes to high school competitors to injured workers trying to restore mobility, my role as an orthopedic surgeon is to find out what matters most to my patients, how their injuries affect their lives, and how to best restore their function. Dr. Gregory Popich offers a full range of adult and adolescent orthopedic services and has particular interest in treating conditions of the shoulder and knee. He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Popich was board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1977. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). Dr. Popich is the medical director and team physician for the Tacoma Rainiers. He also serves as an Orthopedic Consultant for the Seattle Mariners, and has previously served in a similar capacity for the Seattle Supersonics. As a member of the Olympic Sports Medicine Society, Dr. Popich also provides care for US Olympic teams and athletes and works closely with high school, college and club teams. A firm believer in maintaining the healthy, active lifestyle he advocates for his patients, Dr. Popich enjoys running, skiing, bicycling and water sports. MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers comprehensive, personalized care for patients, from diagnosis and treatment through recovery. From orthopedic surgery, to training and fitness plans for elite and recreational athletes, to customized rehabilitation programs, you can count on MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to help you get well and back to what's important in your life."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Washington
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Popich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Popich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Popich to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Popich'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
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  • Aetna
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  • MultiPlan
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