Dr. Suzanne M. Yandow is the Chief of the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington.
Dr. Yandow earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology from the University of Alabama in 1979 and her Medical Degree from the University of South Florida in 1984. From 1984-1985, Dr. Yandow completed a General Surgery Internship and from 1985-1989 she completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Utah where she served as Chief Resident from 1988-1989.
She then went on to complete an Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowship in 1990 at the University of Florida and in 1991 she served as a Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellow in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children in Dallas.
Among her many memberships in professional organizations, Dr. Yandow is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Orthopaedic Association and the American Medical Association.
She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a professional medical organization that recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.
Dr. Yandow is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.