Carol C. Teitz, M.D.

Dr. Teitz has retired and is no longer seeing patients.

Associate Dean for Admissions, School of Medicine

Specialty: Sports Medicine

College: B.S., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1966-1970

Medical School: M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1970-1974

Internship: Orthopaedic Rotating, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, 1974-1975

Residency: Orthopedics, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, 1975-1980

Fellowship: Operative Arthroscopy, John B. McGinty, M.D., Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton Lower Falls, MA, 1983; AOSSM-WPOA Traveling Fellowship, 1993

Board Certification: Board Certified

Optimal medical care requires a partnership between the patient and doctor so that both understand the medical problem, its origins, its effects on the patient, and the recommended treatment.


  • Marshall for Graduation - University of Cincinnati, 1970.
  • A.O. International Trauma Award for outstanding trauma-related research, 1980
  • AOSSM:  Asian Exchange Traveling Fellow, 1993.Third Place Poster Session Award in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Sports Medicine, May 2001
  • AOSSM: Asian Exchange Traveling Fellowship. Godparent, 2003


  • Seattle Magazine's Top Doc - Orthopaedic Surgery 2010-2012



  • King County Medical Society
  • Washington State Orthopedic Association
  • Western Orthopedic Association


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society


  • Magellan Society
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Surgeries & Diagnosis


  • Arthroscopic meniscus surgery
  • Achilles repairs
  • Peroneal tendon and retinacular repairs
  • Morton's neuroma excision


  • Torn meniscus
  • Patellofemoral pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ankle injuries
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Peroneal tendon tears



Epidemiology of sports-related injuries