Howard Alan Chansky, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Medical Oncology
Seattle, WA 98105 (5 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Takes time to answer questions
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Howard Alan Chansky MD

Howard Alan Chansky, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Seattle, WA, with another office in Mount Vernon, WA. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Medical Oncology.

Howard Chansky has received the following awards:


Dr. Howard Alan Chansky has 6 locations

Rheumatology Clinic At UWMC Roosevelt 4245 Roosevelt Way NE Fl 2 MS35 Seattle, WA 98105
Seattle VA Medical Center Orthopedics 1660 S Columbian Way Bldg 100 F Seattle, WA 98108
VA Puget Sound Health Care System 1660 S Columbian Way Seattle, WA 98108
Mount Vernon Va Clinic 307 S 13th St Ste 200 Mount Vernon, WA 98274


Dr. Howard Alan Chansky has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Howard Alan Chansky has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Laminectomy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Bone Fracture
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Hip Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Herniated Disc


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


35 Years Experience

Perelman School Of Medicine At University Of Pennsylvania

Graduated in 1987

University Of Pennsylvania Health System


Dr. Howard Alan Chansky Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Heritage Prime
  • Individual Signature
  • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Molina place WA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Preferred Provider Network - WA
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence UW Medicine
  • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

More about Dr. Howard Alan Chansky

Dr. Chansky is a UW professor and vice chair as well as chief of orthopedics and sports medicine at UW Medical Center. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery. He is a specialist in hip and knee surgery, particularly complex joint replacement, as well as bone and soft tissue tumors. He practices primarily at UW Medical Center and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he also did his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery. He came to Seattle for a fellowship in orthopedic tumor surgery at UW Medical Center in 1992.

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