Seattle, WA, April 10, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Jonathan Franklin, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedic Specialist of Seattle, was named to the Best Doctors in America 2013. Only doctors who earn the support and recommendation from their colleagues are included in this prestigious database, a registry of the top 5% of physicians in the United States. The Best Doctors community is made up of doctors in a variety of clinical programs focused on ensuring the right diagnosis and treatment. Over 30 million individuals have access to the best medical providers through Best Doctors. Additionally, the community provides services to many philanthropy organizations focused on medically under-served international populations.
Dr. Franklin’s clinical focus is arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery, hip and knee replacement surgery, and arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Furthermore, he has a strong sports medicine background and treats recreational and professional athletes for a variety of sports injuries. Dr. Franklin is also on Seattle Magazine’s Top Doctors list and teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University School of Medicine.
Recruited to college on both wresting and academic scholarships, Dr. Franklin earned an undergraduate degree from the prominent, respected Harvard University. Dr. Franklin went on to earn his medical degree at the University of Washington, where he also completed his residency. He then attended the Salt Lake Knee Research Foundation and completed a fellowship in sports medicine.
To be named to the Best Doctors in America 2013, you must be selected by thousands of doctors nationwide. Dr. Franklin was selected based on his superior clinical expertise, his outstanding medical practice record, and his impeccable community service. He performs over 350 knee surgeries each year, many of them arthroscopic surgeries. Additionally, Dr. Franklin coaches for the Boys & Girls Club and has coached youth baseball and football over the years.
Dr. Franklin’s philosophy is simple: he believes in meeting the patient’s individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment focused on helping each patient achieve a pain-free and active lifestyle.