Brian J. Padrta, M.D.

Dr. Padrta is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in foot and ankle surgery. He also specializes in reconstructive surgery of the knee and general orthopaedics. Dr. Padrta has been practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists since 1995.

After completing his Bachelor of Science at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, Dr. Padrta received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After completing medical school, he traveled to Tampa, Florida, to undergo an orthopaedic surgery internship, and upon finishing his internship, Dr. Padrta enrolled at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he completed his residency program. He then traveled back to Tampa where he completed a foot and ankle trauma fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Padrta is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he's not seeing patients for ankle, foot, knee, or trauma-related injuries, Dr. Padrta is busy operating his winery, making wine, and traveling. He also enjoys skiing and running.



Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1985

Medical School

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1989


Orthopaedic Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 1989 - 1990


Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1990 - 1994


Foot and Ankle Trauma, Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 1994 - 1995


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Spokane County Medical Society

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations 

  • MultiCare Deaconess Hospital
  • MultiCare¬†Valley Hospital¬†
  • Providence Holy Family Hospital
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Medical Interests

  • Foot & Ankle, Fellowship-Trained
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Knee
  • General Orthopaedics