Dr. Sara Jurek, MD

Dr. Sara Jurek, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sara Jurek, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA. She graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

515 Minor Ave Ste 240

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network of WA
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
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Top Care Areas


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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
more than 89% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 73% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
more than 63% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jurek "Whether you are an elite athlete or simply want to be able to keep up with your grandchildren, I strive to return you to doing what you love as quickly and safely as possible. To accomplish this, I will use every arrow in my orthopaedic quiver."


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Complex Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • 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
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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.


  • Northwestern Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Medical College of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • The Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Advanced Shoulder and Elbow Open and Arthroscopic Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jurek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jurek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jurek to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Jurek's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Seattle, WA
Outstanding. Simply outstanding! Jack Shannon Torn bicep tendon
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in Seattle, WA
Dr. Jurek operated on my right knee in 2016 and after a few weeks, I could not believe how much better it was. I had a "humongous" tear in my meniscus and today, I can do anything I want. I may need surgery on my left knee soon and I will demand Dr. Jurek performs the surgery. She is AWESOME!
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in Pacific, WA
Dr. Jurek has a great attitude and ability to put the patient's mind at ease in communicating a clear picture with the utmost confidence in her experience and ability.
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in Seattle, WA
Dr. Jurek is a top surgeon and a such a caring person. After years of shoulder pain and a diagnosis of severe arthritis, I went to Dr. Jurek (she was recommended as one of the best). After a thorough and careful discussion of all options, she helped me arrive at the best surgical decision...more
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in Seattle, WA
I was referred to Dr Jurek by two different physicians for a torn distal bicep tendon. I had done my research and due diligence regarding this injury and was aware of the many options and ramifications of each. A previous physician had send me for an MRI and I made an appt with her. Dr. Jurek...more
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