Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship-Trained Lower Extremity Reconstruction Surgeon
Dr. Teeny, a partner at Puget Sound Orthopaedics, has practiced orthopedic surgery for 18 years, specializing in lower extremity reconstruction and sports medicine. He completed his medical degree at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1984, before attending the University of Southern California School of Medicine for his internship and residency. He then completed his lower extremity reconstruction fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Teeny has been the principal investigator on numerous breakthrough clinical studies in the areas of senior fall prevention; implant design, and hip and knee arthroplasty. He won the Crystal Communicator Award of Excellence for a 2003 Health Education Television Program on arthritis. He has been a contributor to Clinical Orthopedics & Related Research and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Journal of Arthroplasty.
He is founder and president of the Northwest Orthopaedic Institute (NWOI) and has been on the board of directors of both NWOI and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Teeny’s community involvement includes his position as orthopedic physician for Pacific Lutheran University, as well as staffing numerous Washington State High School Basketball Championships.
He comments, “I love working with all types of people, and am always learning from my patients. My greatest satisfaction is restoring a patient to full health and function.”
In his free time, Dr. Teeny enjoys golf, running and skiing with his family.