Dr. Michael Sailer, MD

Dr. Michael Sailer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Sailer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

(425) 455-3600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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 1987
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Steadman Hawkins Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sailer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sailer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sailer to family and friends
3.7
based on 20 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Sailer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Issaquah, WA
Do not go to this man, you will regret it! All I asked was to get my life back, my knee was extremely painful, three years after he replaced my knee I am still in pain and I am told I have to just learn to live with it! I would never go back to him!
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in Issaquah, WA
Dr Sailer is knowledgeable, friendly and by far the best orthopedic surgeon around. He communicates well & takes the time to address any and all concerns, he really connects with his patients. Over the years I've had shoulder surgeries (one on each) and bicep detach/reattach surgery and each time,...more
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in Bellevue, WA
Six years ago Dr Sailer replaced my right shoulder. After the surgery I had the usual PT, but I doubted that I really needed it. The following year I had my other shoulder replaced, again by Dr Sailer. Before I could ask if I might not take the PT, Dr Sailer told me that I need not do it. Both...more
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in Bellevue, WA
Lets just say he has put me back together more then once and may not be my last time. Love this guy. Always has a great smile and his assistant handles business. I implicitly trust Dr. Sailer. He gives options with a smile. One year I tore my bicep tendon clear off. Had me under the scalpel the...more
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in North Bend Wa.
Felt very rushed through the process of L&I with Dr Sailer, he was rhetorical in answers and didn't respond to my concerns after carpal tunnel release in a way I would expect a Dr. To do. Very frustrated with the process.
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