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Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery
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EvergreenHealth Hand Surgery
Primary Address
12039 NE 128th Street, Suite 400
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Clinical Expertise
Minimally invasive and endoscopic hand and wrist surgery, treatment of compressive neuropathies including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, treatment of Dupuytren's disease, hand trauma, wrist arthroscopy, hand and wrist arthritis, tendonopathies, trigger finger, work injuries.
Board Certified in Hand Surgery
Practicing Since
I am a fellowship-trained hand surgeon, providing care for both elective hand problems and hand trauma. During my plastic surgery residency training, I developed skills in soft tissue handling and wound management. In my orthopedic hand fellowship, I learned a variety of surgical techniques from mentors who trained with the pioneers of hand surgery. My combined training in plastic and orthopedic surgery complement each other in my approach to complicated surgical issues.
My philosophy is one of informed choice. Every procedure comes with risks and benefits, and my goal is to help each patient understand what their options are in order to make the best choice for their situation. This is especially important in hand surgery because not every condition has a single, clear treatment and multiple options may be presented. I feel that my patients appreciate that I try to take the time necessary for everyone to understand their condition, its treatment options, and the outcome they might expect before they make their decision, as well as guide them through their recovery.
Personal Information
I was raised in Stanwood, a small town north of Seattle. Following my education and training, I spent five years in practice in Eugene, Oregon before returning home to the Puget Sound area in 2017. In my spare time, I enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, snowboarding, golf and spending time with my twin son and daughter. My wife, a nurse educator, and I also appreciate fine coffee, traveling and exploring the world of wine.
Medical School
University of Washington School of Medicine | Seattle, WA
University of Washington Dept. of Surgery | Seattle, WA
University of California, San Francisco | San Franciso, CA - Plastic Surgery; University of California, Irvine | Orange, CA - Hand Surgery
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Patient Comments (11 comments)

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Reviewed on May 15, 2019

love Dr a Woodward. I was very fortunate I got him as the surgeon that repaired my wrists that were severely damaged.
Reviewed on March 6, 2019

I felt very comfortable & confident in the care I'm receiving
Reviewed on February 25, 2019

The Carpal tunnel surgery with DR. Woodward could not have gone any better,in my opinion.Great staff,fun and professional,caring and recovery seems to be going quickly.
Reviewed on February 20, 2019

Dr. was very relatable, kind & a good listener. Always felt very genuine.
Reviewed on November 26, 2018

Addressed all my concerns. #5. No meds.