Lynn Staheli

Lynn Staheli

Dr. Lynn Staheli M.D. Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, Seattle.


Brigham Young University BS, University of Utah M.D. Internship University of Utah, Residency Orthopedics, University of Washington.


United States Air Force General Medical Officer Germany (3 yrs); US Public Health Service (1 year) Seattle.


Pediatric orthopedist of Children’s Hospital first full-time surgeon.


AOA top 10% of medical school class, Outstanding Resident award (5 for US), Berg traveling fellowship; achievement awards: University of Utah, American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) and Presidential Guest Speaker POSNA.
Humanitarian awards: AACPDM, POSNA and also Seattle Children’s Hospital. Miscellaneous: best doctor, Wikipedia entry.


Transformed management of developmental variations by research, journal articles speaking; established International scholarship in pediatric orthopedics Seattle 12 trainees developing world; Founding Editor Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics; Founder Global Health Organization (prompted by teaching in 40 countries); Established Staheli research endowment Seattle Children’s Hospital >$2 million.


President BYU service fraternity, President of original POSNA; Director of Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital; Volunteer ED for Global Help Org until 2017.


3 yearbooks (including BYU Banyon), Fundamentals Pediatric Orthopedist (5 editions), Practice of Pediatric Orthopedics (8 languages), International Pocketbook Pediatric Orthopedics, Secret series, Arthrogryposis textbook, Clubfoot Red Book (30 translations); Miscellaneous: Articles 85, Videos 35.