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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Dr. Ratcliffe's Experience

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Dr. Ratcliffe's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Overlake Medical Center
1035 116th Avenue Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98004
Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus
751 Northeast Blakely Drive
Issaquah, WA 98029

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BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE
1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
Bellevue, WA 98004
BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE
510 8th Ave NE Ste 200
Issaquah, WA 98029
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    Dr. Ratcliffe's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • 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 Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    London Hospital Clin
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ratcliffe & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ratcliffe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Overlake Medical Center

    • Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ratcliffe to family and friends

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    38 responses
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    Office Locations

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    BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
    PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE
    1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    (425) 455-3600 (Office)
    (425) 455-3920 (Fax)
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    BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
    PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE
    510 8th Ave NE Ste 200
    Issaquah, WA 98029
    (425) 392-3030 (Office)
    (425) 507-0794 (Fax)
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