Dr. Grant H. Garcia, MD

Grant H. Garcia, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder, Knee & Elbow Surgery
  • Biological Therapies

Grant H. Garcia, MD

Dr. Grant Garcia is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with advanced accredited fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. Dr. Garcia’s primary focus for his practice is Sports Medicine, having a great interest in returning athletes safely to their sport after shoulder, knee and elbow injuries and surgeries.
Dr. Garcia grew up on Mercer Island, where while attending high school, became an All-American swimmer and Captain of the Men’s swim team. He went on to received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, where he continued swimming and became the Captain of the Varsity swim team. Dr. Garcia received his Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
He attended the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City for his Orthopedic Surgery Residency, considered the top orthopedic residency in the U.S. During Residency, he completed a mini-shoulder fellowship in France with internationally renowned French shoulder surgeons. Dr. Garcia completed his advanced accredited fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, recognized as a premier facility for these specialties.
During residency and fellowship, Dr. Garcia trained in numerous advanced sports procedures and techniques. These include cartilage regeneration, meniscus transplantation, multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction and complex limb realignment procedures. In addition, many minimally invasive shoulder procedures, including stemless arthroplasty, stabilization procedures, and rotator cuff revision surgery are part of his expertise. He has special elbow training in ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction and repair procedures. Dr. Garcia is also fellowship trained in Orthobiologic treatments, including stem cell transplantation and PRP, to assist in these surgical procedures, as well as non-operative treatments.
Dr. Garcia has authored over 50 publications found in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has presented more than 60 academic sports papers worldwide, in addition to authoring book chapters on advanced techniques in Sports Medicine. Moreover, he has published over a dozen papers on Sports Medicine that has been widely featured in ESPN.com, Orthopedics Today and AAOS Now.
Dr. Garcia was an assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox’s. During residency, he also cared for players on the New York Giants, New York Mets, US Tennis Team, New York Rangers, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, as well as many collegiate athletes.
Dr. Garcia’s outside interests include spending time with his family, wake-boarding, high intensity interval training and travel. He is excited to return to the Seattle area with his wife and their two daughters.


Thrower’s Shoulder/Little League Shoulder
Shoulder Instability
Multidirectional Instability
Rotator Cuff Tears
Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
Chronic Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears
Labral Tears of the Shoulder
SLAP Tears
HAGL lesions of the Shoulder
Bone loss of the Glenoid and Humerus
Biceps Tendonitis and Instability
Acromioclavicular Joint Sprains and Dislocations
Acromioclavicular Arthritis and Osteolysis
Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cartilage Defects of the Shoulder
Adhesive Capsulitis
Calcific Tendonitis
Scapular Winging
Suprascapular Nerve Compression
Snapping Scapula Syndrome
Clavicle Fractures
Fractures around the scapular and shoulder
Sports Related Injuries to the shoulder
Failed Prior Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic SLAP Repair
Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Release
Arthroscopic Revision Rotator Cuff
Arthroscopic and Open Shoulder Stabilization Procedures
Advanced Arthroscopic Anterior and Posterior Stabilization
Distal tibial allograft for revision latarjet
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Stemless Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty
Hemiarthroplasty Ream and Run
Arthroscopic and Open Biceps Tenodesis
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Augmentation Procedures
Arthroscopic Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Biologic Augmentation of Rotator Cuff Tears


Ligament Injuries: ACL, PCL, PLC and MCL
Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain
Extensor Tendon Injuries: Quadriceps and Patellar Tendon
Meniscus Tears
Discoid Meniscus
Patellar Instability
Cartilage Defects
Meniscal Deficiency
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Osteochondritis Dissecans and Avascular Necrosis
Primary and Revision Ligament Reconstruction
Meniscal Transplantation
Meniscus Repair and Root Repair
Cartilage Regeneration Procedure

  • MACI
  • DeNovo NT (Natural Tissue Graft)
  • Microfracture Plus
  • BioCartilage

High Tibial Osteotomies
Distal Femoral Osteotomies
Tibial Tubercle Osteotomies
Medial Patella Femoral Ligament Reconstruction
Multi-Ligamentous Reconstruction (including ACL, PCL, PLC and MCL)
Cartilage Transplants

  • Osteochondral Allografts
  • Osteochondral Autografts


Biceps Ruptures
Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum
Arthritis of the Elbow
Loose bodies in the elbow
Ulnar Neuritis
Medial/Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Internal Brace
Arthroscopic release for stiff/arthritic elbow
Elbow Arthroscopy
Medial & Lateral Epicondylitis Debridement


Biologic Therapy
Bone Marrow Aspirate
Other stem cell additives in combination with these procedures or for initial non-surgical management

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