Julian S. Arroyo, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In:

Shoulder Reconstruction, Sports Medicine
"For a number of years, Puget Sound Orthopaedics surgeons have been in the forefront of the transition to arthroscopic surgery. We use the most advanced techniques to help patients return to a normal lifestyle more quickly and with fewer complications." -
Julian S. Arroyo, MD

Julian Arroyo, a partner at Puget Sound Orthopaedics, is the first fellowship-trained shoulder surgeon to practice in Pierce County.

Dr. Arroyo is a frequent contributor to leading orthopaedic journals and lectures and instructs physicians in advanced shoulder reconstruction techniques. He also has worked with major manufacturers, assisting in development and design of orthopaedic implants and techniques.

Dr. Arroyo is one of a select few surgeons in the state with membership in the distinguished American Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Association and is also a reviewing editor for the association’s Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery.

As a Pacific Northwest native, Dr. Arroyo is very active in the community and is a strong supporter of the YMCA. He enjoys snow skiing, water sports, fishing, hunting, and golf.


  • Lakewood Surgery Center
  • St. Clare Hospital

Dr. Arroyo's Specialties

  • Elbow - Orthopedic Specialty
  • Joint Replacement - Orthopedic Specialty
    Joint Replacement
  • shoulder - specialty

Dr. Arroyo's Locations