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Jeffrey Lyman MD | President

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Knee Specialist
Orthopedic Specialty Institute

Dr. Lyman completed his undergraduate work at Occidental College in Los Angeles and received his medical doctorate from the University of Washington. He completed his residency at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Other postgraduate training includes a knee fellowship at the North Sydney Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute in Australia. Dr. Lyman is active in the fields of medical research and innovation. He has taught national courses on computer navigation in knee replacement and has published papers in the fields of ACL reconstruction, cartilage injury, and tendinopathy.


  • UNDERGRADUATE:Occidental College, Los Angeles

  • MEDICAL:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle



  • ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • NORTH SYDNEY ORTHOPEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE, AUSTRALIA:Australian Musculo-Skeletal Institute, North Sydney Sports Medicine Institute, Sydney, Australia


  • The Efficient Delivery of Elective Orthopedic Care. The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 22, Issue 7, Pages 2-5 2008 D. Jacofsky, J. Lyman

  • Latest Techniques in ACL Reconstruction. CORE Ink. Summer 2007, 15.

  • A Modified Judet Approach to the Scapula. William T. Obremsky and Jeffrey R. Lyman. J Orthop Trauma 2004 Nov-Dec; 18(10): 696-9.

  • A Ten-Year Comparison of Hamstring Tendon and Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.A Controlled, Prospective Trial. Leo Pinczewski, Jeffrey Lyman, Lucy Salmon, Vivanne Russell, Justin Roe, James Linklater. Am J Sports Med. January, 2007.

  • Hip arthroplasty after extracapsular hip fracture: a matched pair cohort analysis. Lyman JR, Kelley SS, Lachiewicz PF. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2004 Spring; 13(1):38-41.

  • Strain Behavior of the Distal Achilles Tendon. Lyman, JR, and Almekinders, LC. Am J Sports Med 32: 457-61, 2004.

  • Response of chondrocytes to local mechanical cartilage injury: an in vitro model. Preceptor Dr. Scott Kelley, Div. of Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Dept. of Orthopedics, UNC-Chapel Hill. Results presented at the American Orthopedics Association Resident’s meeting, 1999 and Orthopedics Research Society meeting, 2000. Submitted for publication.

  • In vitro site-directed mutagenesis of the calcium binding EF-hand in SPARC. Preceptor Dr. Helene Sage, Dept of Biological Structure, University of Washington, School of Medicine, 1994.

  • Search for novel proteins found in the neuromuscular junction of Xenopus frogs. Preceptor Dr. Diane Linden, Dept. of Biology, Occidental College, 1992.

  • Kinetics of the Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) enxyme. Preceptor Dr. Chris Craney, Dept of Biochemistry, Occidental College. Results presented at the National Undergraduate Research Conference, 1992.



  • Evelyn Hamilton Trust Memorial Prize for Best Paper at Australian Orthopedic Association Annual General Meeting. A Ten-Year Prospective Comparison of Patellar Tendon Versus Four Strand Hamstring Tendon Autograft in Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. October, 2006.

  • Medical Student Research Training Program (MSRTP) Stipend Recipient, 1994.

  • Gritman Memorial Hospital Medical Foundation Scholarship, 1993 – 94.

  • Los Angeles Philanthropic Society Scholarship, 1991 – 92, 1992 – 93.

  • Ford Grant recipient for undergraduate research, 1992.

  • NSF Grant recipient for undergraduate research, 1991.



  • Valley General Medical Center, Spokane, WA

  • Northwest Specialty Hospital, Post Falls, ID

  • Pleasantview Surgery Center, Post Falls, ID

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