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Thomas Halvorson

Thomas L. Halvorson, MD, MS

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Thomas L. Halvorson, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, with a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy from the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. After receiving his medical degree at Tulane University, he remained and completed his residency at Tulane University as well. He joins Shriners Children’s Spokane’s comprehensive sports medicine team of doctors, athletic trainers and physical therapists, providing care for our patients in the outpatient clinic and surgery.

Dr. Halvorson brings many years of experience in orthopedics and sports medicine. He held the medical director position at the Rockwood Clinic ASC in Spokane, and the chief medical officer at the Orthopedic Specialty Institute, also in Spokane. He most recently was an orthopedic surgeon at Prosser Memorial Health, in Prosser, Washington.

His sports medicine career has extended outside of medical locations caring for high school, college and professional athletes. Dr. Halvorson has been the team physician for Eastern Washington University, the Spokane Shock Arena2 Football, and served as the training camp physician for the New Orleans Saints football team!

Growing up in Montana spurred a love of outdoor activities. When he is not treating Shriners Children’s Spokane patient’s sports related injuries, Dr. Halvorson is spending time with his family biking, skiing and wake surfing.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Louisiana State University Medical Center
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
United States of America

Graduate School
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

The Orthopedic Specialty Clinic
Salt Lake City, UT

Awards and Honors
  • 1994: Outstanding Research Award, Department of Orthopedics, Tulane University School of Medicine


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