Dr. Jens Chapman, MD

Dr. Jens Chapman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Jens Chapman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Technische Universitaet Munchen, Fakultat Fur Medizin in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

550 17th Ave Ste 500

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact Information

(206) 320-2838

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
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Top Care Areas

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

Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

98  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
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30  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • Technische Universitaet Munchen, Fakultat Fur Medizin
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Chirurgische U Klink
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Klinikum Rd Isar
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harborview Med Center University Of Washington School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Washington School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chapman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chapman's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chapman to family and friends
31 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Chapman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I have seen a number of doctors to get an opinion on the cervical spine surgery that I needed. Dr. Chapman offered me the best procedure for me - laminaplasty. He explained the procedure, what to expect and what the risks are. It’s been 6 weeks since my surgery, it went very well and the recovery ...more
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Once my husband and I met Dr. Chapman and listened to his suggested plan for my surgery, we were confident Dr. Chapman could help correct a dangerous issue with my neck. Last August, 2017, Dr. Chapman fused C2-T2 avoiding my complete paralysis or death. I appreciated his candor in what to expect...more
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Dr. chapman was pleasant and very informative about the procedure. He answered all question in an easy to understand language. He and his team were very attentive and very easy to work with.
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I had to have a very complicated back surgery and dr CHAPMAN came recommended to me by several doctors I had seen. I am so glad he did my surgery I with out a dought believe there is no other surgeon who could possibly done a better job then dr CHAPMAN he was very professional and new exactly what...more
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Dr. Chapman is great. However, the pre-surgical visit took almost an hour and a half and was a complete waste of time! I saw 4 different people that said the exact same thing. It's no wonder healthcare is so expensive! The appt could've taken place over the phone or not at all! Also, 2 of the...more
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