John M. Blair, MD

John M Blair, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Medical School

  • University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL


  • Orthopaedic Surgery - University of California, San Diego Medical Center San Diego, CA


  • Spine and Scoliosis - John H. Moe Spine Fellowship, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN


  • Board Certification - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Puget Sound Spine Society

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John M Blair, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Specializing In

Degenerative Conditions of the Spine and Minimally & Major Spine Surgeries

Practice Focus

Top Procedures

  • Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

  • Deformative Spinal Conditions

  • Major Reconstructive Spine Surgery

  • Outpatient Lumbar Microsurgery

  • Outpatient Cervical Spine Surgery

  • Kyphoplasty

  • Epidural Injections

My role as a physician is to understand each patient’s individual needs and personalize treatment. I have over thirteen years of experience in all aspects of spinal surgery and I am constantly learning new and innovative skills to better serve my patients. – Dr. Blair”

John Blair, a partner at Puget Sound Orthopaedics, is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon specializing in the treatment of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine. His professional interests focus on outpatient minimally invasive spinal surgery resulting in the least possible amount of down time, early return to work and active lifestyles for his patients. He treats a wide range of spinal conditions with expertise in deformative spinal conditions, such as scoliosis, and major reconstructive spine surgery.

Dr. Blair is engaged in his local community participating in lectures on the new innovations in spinal care and attending quarterly Puget Sound Spine Society meetings. He enjoys going on annual medical mission trips with an experienced group of medical professionals where he gets to share his passion for orthopaedics. In addition to family time, he enjoys computers, photography and outdoor activities. Dr. Blair himself is an Eagle Scout and regularly volunteers with the local Boy Scouts troops.

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Lakewood Clinic
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Gig Harbor Clinic
Lakewood Surgery Center
Puget Sound Imaging
Federal Way Clinic