Dr. Kathryn Garr, MD

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Interventional Pain Medicine | Female

Dr. Kathryn Garr, MD
Dr. Kathryn Garr, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Garr is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus.

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Dr. Garr's Care Philosophy

I design and implement a care plan tailored to the precise needs of the individual. Focus is on return to function and improved quality of life. Plans include but are not limited to targeted physical therapy, imaging as medically indicated if required, injections, bracing, surgical referral if needed, psychological support referral if needed.

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Dr. Garr's Care Philosophy

I design and implement a care plan tailored to the precise needs of the individual. Focus is on return to function and improved quality of life. Plans include but are not limited to targeted physical therapy, imaging as medically indicated if required, injections, bracing, surgical referral if needed, psychological support referral if needed.

Dr. Garr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Washington

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 2000

    University Of Washington

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Virginia Mason Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Pomona College

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection