John M. Blair, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In:

Spine Surgery
"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." -
John M. Blair, MD

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 orthopedics. 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 Surgery Center
  • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
  • St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Blair's Specialties

  • back - specialty
  • neck - specialty

Dr. Blair's Locations