Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Patrick N. Bays, who serves patients in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Bays is a dexterous, active practice orthopedic surgeon with University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center – Northwest, and now CurPoint Orthopedic.
CurPoint Orthopedic is a Seattle-based orthopedic practice that delivers innovative technologies in the rapidly emerging field of cell-based regenerative medicine. It consists of orthopedic surgeons, fluent in the intricate anatomy and physiology of the human body. Having performed thousands of complex surgeries, they have literally been inside of the joints and body parts that patients are now asking to be treated with stem cells and other therapies.
In addition to being the Founder and Lead Surgeon at CurPoint Orthopedic, Dr. Bays serves as an orthopedic surgery consultant to US Healthworks and their 15 local facilities and provides physicians from around the country with presentations on the nuances of treatment for the injured worker. He also provides independent orthopedic evaluations at the request of State and Federal agencies and is frequently asked to testify as an expert witness in complex medicolegal cases for both State and Federal courts.
Furthermore, he performs services as an orthopedic surgery consultant for former NFL professional football players from around the country and has provided expert witness testimony in complex cases before the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals.
After graduating with honors from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Dr. Bays began his journey in medicine at A.T. Still University on a scholarship awarded by the United States Navy and the Department of Defense. Graduating at the top of his medical school class as Valedictorian, he then performed a five-year residency in orthopedic surgery at the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Phoenix, Arizona. He received additional training at the University of Southern California for hand and upper extremity surgery and then at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for training in orthopedic trauma surgery.
Following Dr. Bays’ medical education and training in orthopedic surgery, he began his service in the United States Navy as an orthopedic surgeon. He served with distinction for 4 years, both domestically and overseas, as a Senior Medical Officer and ended his tenure with the rank of Commander.
Thereafter, he began his civilian career in medicine in Branson, Missouri where he performed trauma surgery and practiced entertainment medicine for some of the world’s top entertainers in country and contemporary music. After a successful 6 years of medicine in the Midwest, Dr. Bays decided to return to the Pacific Northwest to practice his craft. He opened his first practice in Silverdale, eventually expanding to Bainbridge Island and then Seattle.
With an unwavering commitment to his speciality, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
In direct affiliation with his industry, he is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Washington Osteopathic Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, and several other professional organizations.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Learn More about Dr. Patrick N. Bays:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1783854-Patrick-Bays-Orthopedist, through CurPoint Orthopedic, https://www.curpoint.com/meet-the-doctor/ or through UV Medicine, https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/patrick-bays
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