Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Meet Your Team

Your child’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team, led by Dr. Burt Yaszay,  studies and treats problems that affect the growing bones, joints and muscles of children. 

The team includes pediatric , , , and specializing in pediatric orthopedics. All of the doctors are in their specialties and provide surgical and nonsurgical care for your child. 

Our program’s providers have extensive experience caring for children with complex orthopedic conditions and are involved in many international groups pioneering research for these conditions. 

We are experts in observing children’s growth and recommending the right treatment for your child at the right time. To help your child, we often use physical and occupational therapies, braces, splints and casts. When surgery is needed, we are very experienced in performing procedures to treat musculoskeletal problems. 

We work closely with our colleagues in other specialties, and our patients have full access to the wide range of services provided by Seattle Children’s as a major regional medical center. 



Bone Tumors

Seattle Children's has the first interdisciplinary clinic in the United States dedicated to treating bone tumors in children.

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Foot and Ankle

Seattle Children’s is a leader in researching and developing treatments that correct foot and ankle deformities, sometimes without using major surgery.

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Hand and Upper Extremity

Our team includes doctors who treat hand and arm defects and injuries in children. At Seattle Children's, we perform both microvascular and general hand and arm surgery.

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Neuromuscular Disorders

Seattle Children's is an experienced leader in the treatment of neuromuscular disorders, including cerebral palsy and spina bifida.

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Skeletal Health/Dysplasia

We specialize in diagnosing and caring for children with rare bone conditions. Our goal is to help children, teenagers and adults with skeletal dysplasias have a high quality of life.

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Sports Concussion

Our team consists of some of the nation’s top experts on concussions and brain injuries. Seattle Children’s is a leader in evaluating head injuries and providing the right treatments to keep young athletes safe and healthy as they recover from their injury.

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Sports Medicine and Sports Surgery

At Seattle Children’s, we are experts in treating growing athletes. We develop physical therapy programs for children recovering from injuries. When surgery is needed, we use techniques that limit the risk of injury to growing bones.

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Community Athletic Trainers

Seattle Children’s Athletic Training Program provides on-site licensed athletic trainers to schools and other organizations during practices, at home and away games and at other sporting events. Learn more about our athletic trainers.


  • Liz  Kakos,  LAT,  ATC, Athletic Training Program Supervisor

    Liz Kakos, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Program Supervisor

  • Lee  Martin, MA, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Program Supervisor

    Lee Martin, MA, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Program Supervisor


Highline Public High Schools

  • Highline – Debbie Habelt, BS, LAT, ATC

  • Tyee – Maegan Hopkins, MS, LAT, ATC

  • Evergreen – Nicholas Costa, MS, LAT, ATC

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Lake Washington School District High Schools

  • Eastlake – Ashley Hohmann, BS, LAT, ATC

  • Juanita – Kayla Cunningham, MS, LAT, ATC

  • Redmond – Shauna Delaney, LAT, ATC

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Mercer Island High School

  • Mercer Island – Jolynn (Jo) Leisinger, MS, LAT, ATC

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Northshore School District High Schools

  • Inglemoor – Everett Henderson, MS, ATC, LAT

  • North Creek – Mike McLaughlin Jr, LAT, ATC

  • Woodinville – Sarah Carlson, LAT, ATC

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Renton School District High Schools

  • Hazen – Casey Lougheed, MS, LAT, ATC

  • Lindbergh – Genevieve Girdner, LAT, ATC

  • Renton – Thuy-Vu Nguyen, EdD, LAT, ATC, RAA

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Seattle Public High Schools

  • Chief Sealth – Alex Cagaanan, MA, LAT, ATC

  • Roosevelt – Courtney Phillips, MS, LAT, ATC

  • Lincoln – Greg Dorow, LAT, ATC

  • Franklin – Drew Lott, BS, LAT, ATC

  • Cleveland – Jose Guzman-Ramos, MS, LAT, ATC

  • West Seattle – Charles Liggett, MS, LAT, ATC

  • Ballard – Loka Murphy, LAT, ATC

  • Rainier Beach – Carlos Orlina, LAT, ATC, CES, PES

  • Garfield – Rachel Conrad, LAT, ATC 

  • Ingraham – Sara Holey, MS, LAT, ATC, CPT

  • Nathan Hale – Bethany Vandivort, LAT, ATC

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Tukwila School District High Schools

  • Foster – Yuki Oki, MS, ATC, LAT, PES, LMT

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Vashon Island School District High Schools

  • Vashon – Ryan Jaeger, MS, LAT, ATC

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Contact Us

Contact Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at 206-987-2109 for an appointment, a second opinion or more information. 

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