Current Research Studies

Orthopedics - Clinical Depression Among Adolescent Patients After Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Treatment

What is the goal of this study?

Specific Aim 1: Identify the prevalence of clinical depression (CD) symptoms among adolescent patients undergoing operative and non-operative orthopedics and sports medicine treatment.

Specific Aim 2: Determine the relationship between CD and functional outcomes.

Specific Aim 3: Identify predictors of depression symptoms in adolescent patients.

Who can join the study?

  • Patients 11 to 17 years old undergoing Sports Medicine surgery

What will happen if my child takes part in this study?

  • Patients enrolled at preoperative or postoperative visit
  • Data will be collected from patient medical records

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact

Study Location(s):

Seattle Children's at Overlake in Bellevue

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Michael Saper