Julie Carkin M.D.

Julie Carkin M.D.


  • English


  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatology (connective tissue disease)


Julie Carkin, M.D., is a board certified physician, director of the Strong Bones Program and a founding member of The Seattle Arthritis Clinic at UW Medicine’s Northwest Outpatient Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Medicine. She is regularly listed as a Seattle Top Doc in Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

If you have suffered a low-trauma fracture, Dr. Carkin wants you to not only heal your broken bone but get better than you were before the fracture. If you are someone who suffers with rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, she wants to allow you to participate fully at home, at play, at work and within your community.

Dr. Carkin earned her M.D. from Boston University. Her clinical and research interests include osteoporosis and fracture prevention, full-spectrum care of complex inflammatory arthritis and immune system diseases.


Institution Credential Year
Boston University School of Medicine Medical Education 1987
UW - Division of General Internal Medicine Internship 1988
UW - Division of General Internal Medicine Residency 1990
UW - Division of Rheumatology Fellowship 1991
Emory University School of Medicine Fellowship 1992

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology 2012