Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD

Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryFemaleAge 51

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(206) 829-4216

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Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Seattle, WA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Brown University Medical School medical school in 1994. She is affiliated with Harborview Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Taitsman to book an appointment.

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Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Clinic at Harborview

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(206) 829-4216
Harborview Medical Center325 9th Ave Seattle, WA 98104
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    Dr. Taitsman is an excellent surgeon. In the summer of 2020 I broke my ankle in three places and she repaired it. I still have trouble walking but she did a good job.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Dr. Taitsman's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Taitsman performs Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 100% of her peers

    Dr. Taitsman performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

    Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Taitsman performs Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open more than 99% of her peers

    Dr. Taitsman performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

    Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Taitsman treats Tibia and Fibula Fractures more than 97% of her peers

    Dr. Taitsman treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

    Dr. Taitsman's conditions and procedures:

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Back Pain
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Neck
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Replacement
    • Humerus Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Meniscus Surgery
    • Musculoskeletal Function Test
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Periacetabular Osteotomy
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
    • Wrist Fracture

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    Dr. Taitsman accepts the following insurance:

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    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Dr. Taitsman is committed to delivering excellent trauma and fracture care with optimal clinical outcomes. Her focus is patient-centered, helping her patients...Read more

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Harborview Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C
    Residency Hospital
    Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1996
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1994
    Brown University Medical School
    Medical School
    ,

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (206) 829-4216, and for other questions, call (206) 520-5000.

    Does Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Taitsman has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Taitsman's profile to make an appointment.

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    What are Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Taitsman frequently treats Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment, Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open, and Tibia and Fibula Fractures. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Taitsman treats.

    Where is Dr. Lisa Taitsman, MD's office located?

    Dr. Taitsman's office is located at 325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Taitsman is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Harborview Medical Center

    Seattle, WA

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

    5 Awards Received