Stephen E. Fuhs, M.D.

Dr. Fuhs has extensive experience in Orthopaedic Surgery of the upper extremity with special interest in surgical reconstruction for arthritis.


University of Wisconsin B.A.

University of Wisconsin M.D.

Blodgett/Butterworth (MSU), Grand Rapids, MI Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Union Memorial Hospital, Raymond Curtis Hand Center, Baltimore, Maryland Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship


Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

ABOS - Certification of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand



American Medical Association

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Society of Surgery of the Hand

Washington State Medical Association



Dr Fuhs has a special interest in joint reconstruction of the hand and wrist for arthritic conditions such as osteoarthritis, psoratic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. He has had extensive experience with hand trauma. Dr. Fuhs has a comprehensive experience in worker's compensation examinations (IMEs) within this office and 17 years at the Central Seattle Panel of Consultants. He has additional interest in both amateur and professional sports hand and wrist injuries (primarily local NFL). He enjoys medical illustration. As a surgeon, he primarily operates at the Seattle Hand Surgery Unit, Providence Medical Center, and Swedish Medical Center.


Dr Fuhs is an avid (but not crazy) cyclist who enjoys writing and painting.


schedule an Appoinment

206.292.6252 or 800.888.6252