Alan P. Newman, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in knees and sports medicine. Dr. Newman has been involved in sports medicine from youth through university levels, including research, teaching, team coverage, and the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He strives to blend the newest and best medical technologies with the traditions of caring and concern for the individual patient. Dr. Newman emphasizes communication and patient education, believing that a well-informed patient can better choose between various options as well as participate more fully in the healing process. He has volunteered with Medical Teams International (formerly Northwest Medical Teams International), and his outside interests include skiing, hiking, bicycling, and traveling.