Nick Vaudreuil, MD

Personal Statement

Dr. Vaudreuil’s undergraduate education was at Gonzaga University in Spokane, where he double majored in chemistry and Spanish and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He was president, captain, and 4 year varsity player for the Gonzaga men’s lacrosse team. Dr. Vaudreuil received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. For orthopedic surgery residency, he trained at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) In Pittsburgh, PA, where he learned from world leaders in orthopedics and sports medicine. He received an award as the most outstanding resident at his graduation, and he also served as chief editor of the Pittsburgh Orthopedic Journal in 2019-2020. Dr. Vaudreuil completed an additional year as Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught orthopedic residents and received additional training and experience in sports medicine and orthopedic trauma.

Most recently, Dr. Vaudreuil completed his sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA. During this time he cared for athletes in the NFL, MLB, MLS, WNBA, and MMA/Boxing, as well as olympic, collegiate and high school level athletes. Dr. Vaudreuil served as assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers, LA Galaxy, LA Rams and LA Sparks, and was team physician for Loyola Marymount University’s NCAA D1 men’s and women’s athletics.

Dr. Vaudreuil has authored over 25 manuscripts in prominent peer reviewed journals including Journal or Orthopedic Research, Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine, and Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has presented more than 30 academic orthopedic surgery papers and posters worldwide, in addition to authoring book chapters on advanced topics in sports medicine. He currently serves as a reviewer for the Journal or Arthroscopy. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and is an emerging leader in the orthopedic surgery honor society – American Orthopedic Association (AOA).

Board Certification

Clinical Focus

Dr. Nicholas Vaudreuil (pronounced vo-dray) is an orthopedic surgeon with advanced accredited fellowship training in sports medicine, including hip arthroscopy. Consistent with his athletic background, he is focused on returning athletes to full function after hip, knee, shoulder and elbow injury and surgery. Dr. Vaudreuil is very excited to treat patients of all ages and activity levels across the Puget Sound.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Gonzaga University

Medical Degree
University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle

Residency Training
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Fellowship
Sports Medicine Fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA

Affiliations

  • Member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • The Orthopedic Surgery Honor Society – American Orthopedic Association (AOA).

Hobbies

Dr. Vaudreuil’s outside interested include spending time with his family, watching movies, snowboarding, waterskiing, hiking and travel.