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Michael J. Codsi, MD

Patient Ratings

4.8 / 5 (Based on 192 Ratings)


Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, and Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Michael Codsi is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow repair.

Conditions Treated

elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury, golfer's elbow, olecranon bursitis, shoulder adhesive capsulitis, sports injury, AC joint injury, bankart tear, distal biceps tendon tear, elbow ligament injury, elbow ligament instability, elbow sprain, elbow tendonitis, overuse injury, rotator cuff impingement, shoulder calcific tendonitis, shoulder labrum tear, shoulder separation, shoulder stiffness, stress fracture, elbow ulnar nerve entrapment, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tendonitis, shoulder arthritis, shoulder instability, elbow injury, elbow pain, shoulder injury, shoulder pain, elbow dislocation, shoulder dislocation, shoulder impingement, clavicle fracture, elbow arthritis, elbow fracture, rotator cuff tear, and shoulder fracture

Procedures Performed

elbow injections, AC reconstruction, bankart repair, biceps tenodesis, clavicle fracture repair, distal biceps repair, distal clavicle excision, latajet - shoulder reconstruction, minimally-invasive shoulder surgery, shoulder fracture repair, shoulder instability surgery, shoulder remplissage, subacromial decompression, superior capsular reconstruction, total elbow replacement, total shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, elbow surgery, rotator cuff repair, shoulder surgery, shoulder injections, and elbow arthroscopy

Contact Information

  • Office: 425-899-4810
  • Fax: 425-899-4811







Interpretation Services Available

Honors, Awards, etc.

2021 Seattle Met "Top Doctors, Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants"

Board Certification

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Michael Codsi is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow repair. During his orthopedic residency, Dr. Codsi learned how to perform joint replacement and tendon/ligament repairs from the surgeons who invented the procedures. During his fellowship, he spent three years researching the biomechanics of shoulder implants, the biology of tendon healing and the outcomes of complex shoulder reconstructions. That work was eventually was awarded a Cleveland Clinic Innovations award. Since moving to the Seattle area, Dr. Codsi has continued his research on rotator cuff repairs and he helps educate clinicians, therapists and patients with educational seminars. He completed a rotator cuff repair study with 13 other study centers around the country, the results of which were published in two orthopedic surgery journals. Dr. Codsi is also a team doctor for the Everett Aquasox minor league baseball team.

Clinical Expertise

Shoulder conditions: rotator cuff tears, biceps tendon tears, impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tendonitis, shoulder instability, shoulder fractures, clavicle fractures, shoulder separations, shoulder replacement, shoulder arthritis
Elbow conditions: tennis elbow, biceps tears, elbow arthroscopy

Philosophy of Care

Some conditions have simple, straightforward treatments while other have multiple treatment options that require an understanding of the risks and benefits of each treatment. That's why I work really hard to make sure you understand exactly what's wrong with your shoulder and thoroughly understand the treatment plan we discussed.
I make sure you understand your options before offering my advice about which option to choose. I like to think patients appreciate my care because I make them feel confident that they are getting the best treatment that will help them get back to their normal activities.

Medical School

University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine | Los Angeles, CA


Tufts University (orthopedic surgery) | Medford, MA


Cleveland Clinic (shoulder surgery) | Cleveland, OH

Personal Information

When not at work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two young kids who love to play sports and generally wear me out. They like to tell people that their dad fixes shoulders and their mom fixes everything else!

Community Involvement

My wife and I enjoy supporting our favorite charity Tree House, which is a non-profit organization that gives foster children in King County a better chance to succeed.


December 13, 2021
Leave the office feeling good about the info provided to me and the care he takes in making sure I understand the problem at hand
December 09, 2021
In my opinion? Dr. Codsi should be Evergreens poster-boy for how to run an office and hire the perfect team
October 05, 2021
I actually had my sister schedule an appointment next to mine as she has been suffering from bad shoulder for over a year. I highly recommend Dr Codsi for shoulder issues!
September 28, 2021
Easy to talk to.
September 10, 2021
Dr Codsi performed surgery on my right shoulder years ago, & has found a way to reduce pain, maintain function & prevent or delay going back in.
August 16, 2021
Dr. Codsi was excellent, thorough, informative, professional and seemed to take a genuine interest. I was very impressed.
August 03, 2021
Excellent dr.
June 29, 2021
Dr. Codsi was wonderful! Did a beautiful job on my (L) total shoulder replacement.
June 21, 2021
Extremely professional genuinely kind. Put no pressure upon me for a decision. Came highly recommended
June 14, 2021
The one thing that I would suggest to Dr. Codsi is to explain to shoulder surgery patients that the recovery time for shoulders is usually longer and more intense than an elbow or a wrist. I expected to heal more quickly than I did.
May 25, 2021
Amazing how well the office runs considering the volume.
May 25, 2021
Excellent MD and "bedside manner".
April 26, 2021
Top notch provider! The best!
April 19, 2021
i have already recommended Dr Codsi to my sister, as well as other family and friends.
April 13, 2021
I felt like Dr. Codsi was willing to spend all the time in the world with me.