UW Medicine in Ballard

We are excited to offer the best of UW Medicine in Ballard. We provide patient- and family-centered sports medicinephysical therapy, women’s healthprimary careurgent carecardiology and hip and knee services—delivered by expert physicians—in a newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility. Multiple clinics in one convenient location.

Inside the 1455 NW Leary Way location, you will find Northwest Hospital’s The Sports Medicine Clinic and its physical therapy services, Advanced Manual Therapy—both Ballard originals—providing comprehensive care for athletes of all levels. The clinic relocated its existing services and physical therapy division from its original premises to our expanded space, where it brings state-of-the-art care for musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.

At the UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic, you’ll find the patient- and family-centered primary care that UW Medicine is known for, delivered by our board-certified UW Physicians. The clinic is open for extended hours six days a week, including evening and same-day appointments, and offers an on-site laboratory, digital X-ray facilities, and nutrition services. And as part of the larger UW Medicine health system, you also have access to the region’s foremost specialty care.

At our Ballard location, UW Medicine offers:

  • Extended operating hours (including Saturdays)
  • Same-day primary care appointments
  • Easy bus access (including RapidRide)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Upgraded technologies and equipment
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging techniques
  • On-site laboratory services

We designed UW Medicine Ballard to best serve you. Because patient- and family-centered care is at the heart of all we do.

Featured Services

The Sports Medicine Clinic

Northwest Hospital’s The Sports Medicine Clinic was one of the first multidisciplinary sports medicine clinics in the country. Since 1963, it has been providing comprehensive, high quality medical care to members of the community, from collegiate and professional athletes to active adolescents and adults.

Advanced Manual Therapy at UW Medicine in Ballard

Advanced Manual Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation, a division of Northwest Hospital’s The Sports Medicine Clinic, is an orthopedic physical therapy group that provides expert sports and orthopedic rehabilitation through manual therapy, a method that employs skilled hand techniques and exercises to decrease pain, swelling and inflammation while improving coordination, mobility and strength in muscles and joints.

Primary Care at UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic

The UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic offers comprehensive patient- and family-centered primary care for the entire family throughout all stages of life. Located on the second floor, the clinic is open for extended hours six days a week, including evening and same-day appointments, and offers an on-site laboratory, digital X-ray facilities, and nutrition services.

Urgent Care at UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic

Urgent care services are available at the UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic on a walk-in basis.

Hip & Knee Center at UW Medicine in Ballard

The UW Medicine Hip & Knee Center provides comprehensive care of simple and complex disorders of the hip and knee joints, from diagnosis through rehabilitation. The Hip & Knee Center welcomes patients who need care at any level, from those who suffer chronic pain, discomfort or deformity to patients who are active but have developed arthritis or injuries.

Summit Cardiology at UW Medicine in Ballard

UW Medicine cardiologists at Northwest Hospital’s Summit Cardiology provide cardiac services ranging from early prevention and risk assessment to acute and chronic disease management in both clinical and hospital settings. Our patient-centered care is informed by the values of quality, respect, teamwork and compassion. We offer a broad and comprehensive range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for cardiac disease.

Meridian Women’s Health at UW Medicine in Ballard

Meridian Women's Health at UW Medicine Ballard provides care to women at all stages of life. Our board certified OB/GYN physicians work with you to create a plan for health and wellness, from issues of reproductive health to pregnancy and birth to menopause. We provide personal care that takes into account not just the health of your body, but your overall well-being.