Nathan Olafsen, MD

Nathan Olafsen, MD

Specializes In
  • Orthopedics
  • Physiatry
  • Sports Medicine
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Carpal tunnel syndrome, lumbar herniated disc, osteoarthritis, radiculopathy (sciatica), stress fractures, tendon and ligament injuries. Dr. Olafsen specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in tendon and joint disorders, sports-related injuries in runners and other endurance athletes as well as adaptive, overhead, and younger athletes.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Publications & Research

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Fellowship: Sports Medicine

2017 University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2016 University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Medical Degree

2012 University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO