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Ted Sousa

Ted C. Sousa, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Ted Sousa, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in pediatric orthopedics. Dr. Sousa is a general pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the care of children with cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis and spina bifida, as well as other neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Sousa is the medical director for the motion analysis center, where he participates in the hospital's research efforts on topics ranging from pediatric gait abnormalities and clubfoot deformity to general orthopedics.

He grew up in western Montana. He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. In addition, Dr. Sousa completed a clinical fellowship with an emphasis in cerebral palsy from Royale Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He came to the Shriners Children's Spokane to be the medical director of our clinical motion analysis center.

Dr. Sousa has a wide range of research interests including gait abnormalities, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal deformity, trauma and general pediatric orthopedic surgery. He has authored or co-authored several papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

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

Medical Education
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

University of Washington
Seattle, WA
United States of America

University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Royal Childrens Hospital
Victoria Melbourne Australia

Academic Positions and Locations

Elson S Floyd College of Medicine (WSU)

Leadership and Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Advocacy Committee Member, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Washington State Medical Association
Awards and Honors
  • 2009, Codman Award
  • 2003, Honors in History
Providers Academic Works And Presentations Accordion Title
  • Presentation: Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) - Checklists in Femur Fractures: High Adherence after Implementation of Computer Based Pediatric Femur Guidelines (5/2020)
  • Lecture: Pediatric Grand Rounds, Kootenai Health - Musculoskeletal Management of Cerebral Palsy (2/2020)
  • Presentation: 20th Anniversary Celebration Workshop and Annual Scrub Bowl, Seattle Children's Hospital- Washington Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists Guided Growth (3/2019)
  • Visiting Professor: Seattle Children's Hospital - Checklists in Femur Fractures, Adherence after Implementation of a Computer Based Pediatric Femur Pathway (6/2018)
  • Presentation: Staheli Conference - Narcotics: Safe Use of Opiates in Pediatric Acute Care (5/2018)


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