1211 N 16th Ave,
Yakima, WA 98902 Map this address

(509) 454-8888 Fax: (509) 453-0061

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sports Medicine

The sports medicine specialists at Orthopedics Northwest in Yakima have years of experience of sports injuries and are committed to restoring you to maximum function so you can return to the quality of life you deserve as quickly as possible.

For information and appointments, call (509) 454-8888

Meet Our Sports Medicine Specialists

Shyler L. DeMill, DO

Shyler L. DeMill, DO »

Dr. DeMill received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his medical degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, AZ. He completed a five-year residency program in Orthopedic Surgery at Doctor's Hospital and Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH, through the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. DeMill then completed a Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in Westerville, OH.

Dr. DeMill treats a wide array of orthopedic problems, but he has special interest in the lower extremity. His practice focuses on foot and ankle sports medicine, reconstruction, arthroplasty, and trauma.

Gene L. Griffiths, MD

Gene L. Griffiths, MD

Dr. Griffiths received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. He also served as a General Medical Officer at Camp Zama, Japan for the U.S. Army.

Dr. Griffiths was employed as an Orthopedic Surgeon at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA, and at Summit Orthopaedics, Idaho Falls, ID. In addition, he was employed as a General Orthopedist at Central Washington Orthopaedics, Yakima, WA.

Dr. Griffiths is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His practice is in general orthopedics, with an emphasis on trauma, sports medicine, and adult reconstructive surgery.

Thomas C. Kennedy, MD

Thomas C. Kennedy, MD

Dr. Kennedy was born and raised in Yakima. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from Washington University. He completed a two-year General Surgery internship followed by four years of Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Minnesota where he also held the position of Assistant Professor in the Sports Medicine section of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery before deciding to return to Yakima.

He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Kennedy specializes in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, the evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions of the knee and shoulder including arthroscopic surgery. He also treats arthritic conditions of the knee including performing partial and total knee replacement surgeries.

Richard D. Roux, MD

Richard D. Roux, MD »

Dr. Roux received his undergraduate and Master's degrees from Stanford University in Palo Alto and his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego. He completed the Orthopaedic Residency Program at Harvard University and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University. He also completed orthopedic biomechanics research fellowships at UCSD and Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard University.

Dr. Roux is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Sports Medicine. He is the Chief Orthopedic Team Physician for the Central Washington University athletic teams.

Dr. Roux is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and treatment of disorders of the knee and shoulder. His treatment goal is to restore maximum function through comprehensive treatment utilizing minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Raymond P. Snyder, MD

Raymond P. Snyder, MD

Dr. Snyder received his undergraduate degree from Washington State University in Pullman and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed the St. Peter Family Practice Residency Program in Olympia followed by a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Pacific Sports Medicine in Tacoma.

Dr. Snyder is Board Certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Snyder's practice involves Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine including Team Physician functions for local area professional, college and high school teams.