Dr. Steven T. Bramwell
Orthopedic Surgeon – Sports Medicine – Fellow AAOS
Steven T. Bramwell received his M.D. with honors from the University of Washington in 1971, after receiving his bachelors degree in economics in 1967. While attending Washington, Dr. Bramwell was honored with the Harkins Surgery Award, the UW Pediatrics Award and the UW Psychiatry Award.
Dr. Bramwell began his work in the field as an intern at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York (1971-1972). He then came back to Washington for his residency training in orthopedic surgery from 1972-1976.
A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Bramwell was appointed Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the UW School of Medicine. He served in both capacities until starting a private practice in 1981.
During his years at the University of Washington, Dr. Bramwell was a three-year letterman halfback and excelled as a kick returner. He still holds the UW Husky career record for kickoff returns and is second on the career punt return list as well as ranking seventh on Washington’s list of career all-purpose yards.
His career kick return yardage and his combined kick and punt return yardage both established NCAA records upon his graduation. He was the first team Academic All-America choice in 1964 by the College Sports Information Directors of America, and was inducted in May 1989 into the CoSIDA/GET Academic All-America Hall of Fame as a member of the Hall’s second class of inductees.
Dr. Bramwell served as University of Washington team Physician for 20 years and served three seasons as team physician for the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team.
Dr. Bramwell and his wife, Lynda, have five children and reside in Woodinville, Washington.