Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD
Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Sorensen is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center.

VIRGINIA MASON MEDICAL CENTER FEDERAL WA

1100 9th Ave Fl 11th

Seattle, WA 98101

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Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD

Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Providence Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

Patients are usually correct about what is bothering them. My job is to help problem solve and provide treatment if indicated. My overall goals are to relieve pain and restore function so that these individuals can improve their health and well being
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Dr. Sorensen's Experience

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Sorensen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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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 School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Washington Medical Center--Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Washington Medical Center--Tumor Surgery/Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sorensen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Chapter - Chapter 53,54,55,62 Orthopaedic Oncology, Conrad,E.U.ed, 2008
  • Top Doc Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2010-2012
  • Top Doc Seattle Magazine, 2009-2012
  • Propagation and characterization of human blood basophils: Ultrastructure and leukotriene B-4 formation, 1988
  • Bulk culture of human blood basophils from patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), 1985
  • Treatment of simple bone cysts in children with curettage and cryosurgery, 1997
  • Tubuloreticular structure (Lupus Inclusions) induction in Daudi lymphoblastoid cells by gene cloned alpha-interferon, 1984
  • Follow-up of previously observed complication rate related to slipped capital femoral epiphysis, 1992
  • Special Report: Shoulder Arthroplasty at Virginia Mason, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorensen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorensen to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Sorensen'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Sorensen accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Sorensen has admitting privileges

Virginia Mason Medical Center
925 Seneca Street
Seattle, WA 98101
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