Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD

Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(5)
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Dr. Lyle Sorensen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1100 9th Ave Fl 11th

Seattle, WA 98101

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 89% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorensen "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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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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis

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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)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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 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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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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