1519 3rd Street S.E. Suite 101 Puyallup, WA 98372

Phone: 253-841-8939

Richard Rooney, MD

Dr. Rooney is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon. He is board certified by both the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Spine Surgery.

Dr. Rooney has devoted his entire career to caring for patients with complex spinal problems. He strives to achieve a patient-focused, family centered medical care environment.

Dr. Rooney has been named Seattle Superdoctor in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In addition, he was named 2012 Seattle Met Magazine Top Doctor, 2005 Scoliosis Research Society Travelling Fellow Award and the Travelling Fellow Award for both North American Spine Society and Cervical Spine Research Society in 2006.

Specialties: • Spine Surgery
• Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital: • St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way
Interests: • Back Surgery
• Complex Spine Instrumentation
• Discectomy
• Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
• Herniated Disc
• Laminectomy
• Laser Discectomy
• Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Scoliosis
• Spinal Decompression
• Spinal Deformities
• Spinal Fusion
• Spondylolisthesis
Medical School:Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Residencies:Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
Fellowships:San Diego Center For Spinal Disorders


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