Dr. Jeffrey Roh, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Roh, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Jeffrey Roh, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1998 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

550 17th Ave Ste 500

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact Information

(206) 323-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Roh'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. Roh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Roh "As a spine surgeon specializing in the most cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques, I am well aware of the importance of treating each patient as a unique individual, and not as "just another number or case." I work closely with my team to find the absolute best way to individualize your treatment. We are committed to targeting your diagnosis and will not stop until the most effective treatment plan is achieved."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roh "My philosophy regarding patient care is to treat each and every patient with the highest level of care, respect, and dignity -- as if they were my own family member."

2  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

62  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Mass
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Spine Disease

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49  Procedures

  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

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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 Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Case Western Reserve University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Case Western Reserve University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Hospital for Special Surgery | New York Presbyterian Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award - Vitals.com, 2009
  • Compassionate Physician Recognition - Vitals.com, 2009
  • On-Time Physician Award - Vitals.com, 2009
  • Top 5 Physicians in Western Washington - KING 5 Best of Western Washington Awards, 2009
Media & Publications
  • Chin KR, Roh JS, et al: J Spinal Disorders & Techniques, 2008.,
  • Piasecki DP, Roh JS, et al: Spine, 2008.,
  • Chin KR, Roh JS, et al: J Spinal Disorders & Techniques, 2006.,
  • Roh JS, et al: Orthop Clin North Am, 36(3):255-62, July 2005.,
  • Cunningham ME, Roh JS, et al: Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 2005.,
  • Quinn LS, and Roh JS: Experimental Cell Research, 1993.,
  • Knight KQ, Roh J, et al: J Spinal Disorders & Techniques, 2009.,
  • Fox Sports Radio interview on Spinal Stenosis,
  • Evergreen Monitor featured articles on Spine Surgery,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roh's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roh to family and friends
93 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (93)

  • 5
    (70)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Roh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (15)

ALWAYS, if you require back surgery see a neurosurgeon NOT an orthopedic surgeon. Working in healthcare myself I broke my own rule. Dr. Roh performed surgery on me in 2014. Laminotomy and L4-L5 fusion. Soon after I was in tremendous sciatic pain that ran from lumbar down my leg along with low...more
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After discussing one type of endoscopic discectomy during my appointment, Dr. Roh later signed me up for two laminotomies and an extraforaminal decompression, which were never mentioned during my appointment. Then, my Office Visit Report incorrectly stated (about those 3 surgeries):: "All potential...more
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My experience with Jeffrey Roh was absolutely horrible, he did not understand my conditions and it was a complete waste of time and travel. I left feeling disgusted and depressed when I felt like I could finally have some hope after so many years of living in chronic pain and doing all the...more
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On the leading edge of minimally invasive spine surgery. Honest and extremely capable. Will take the time to discuss the situation, present options (not all surgical), and truthfully put forth his professional opinion for your specific case. Mine was a nerve decompression and was completed as day...more
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I felt at ease with Dr. Roh immediately after talking with him. His clear and thorough explanation of my back problem and his recommendation of the surgical procedure made sense to me and put me at ease. After listening to my concerns and inquiring the exact location of my pain, he described the...more
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