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Julian S. Arroyo, MD

Fellowship Trained Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In: Shoulder Reconstruction, Sports Medicine

Practice Focus:

  • Minimally Invasive Shoulder Procedures
  • Outpatient Shoulder Replacement
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Top Procedures:

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Physician Assistant

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    About Dr. Julian Arroyo

    Medical School:

  • Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Residency:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Fellowships:

  • Shoulder Surgery - Columbia University Medical Center/ New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Certifications:

  • Board Certification - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Association
  • Columbia Shoulder & Elbow Society
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Proliance Surgeons, Board of Directors
  • Washington State Medical Society
  • 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.

    "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."
    Dr. Julian S. Arroyo, MD

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    Lakewood Clinic

    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 201
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

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    Puget Sound Surgery Center

    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 102
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

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