Bim Makinde, MD is a Sports Medicine physician specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems and injuries in patients of all ages. He has specialized training in MSK ultrasound and utilizes this for both diagnostic and minimally invasive therapies. In addition, he has an interest in medical conditions pertaining to patients with active lifestyles and who participate in recreational and competitive sports. He also treats work injuries, personal injuries, and motor vehicle injuries.

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Bim Makinde, MD is a Sports Medicine physician specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems and injuries in patients of all ages. He has specialized training in MSK ultrasound and utilizes this for both diagnostic and minimally invasive therapies. In addition, he has an interest in medical conditions pertaining to patients with active lifestyles and who participate in recreational and competitive sports. He also treats work injuries, personal injuries, and motor vehicle injuries.

Education

Undergraduate
  • BS Biology, Seattle University – Seattle, WA
  • MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, AZ
Residency
  • Family Medicine, Saint Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ
Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine, Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Professional Associations

Board Certification
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications Sports Medicine
  • APCA/ARDMS Musculoskeletal Sonographer
Member
  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • American Medical Society Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
  • Washington Academy of Family Physicians

Background | Training

Starting with his experiences as an NCAA athlete (basketball) at Seattle University, Dr. Makinde has an extensive background in Sports Medicine and conditions involving active populations. Throughout his training and subsequent practice, he has worked with athletes of all ages and skill levels including work with Arizona State University, the University of Washington, the University of Utah, Seattle University, the Seattle Reign, and multiple high schools in the western United States. He is currently a team physician at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington and Lakeside School in Seattle, Washington. In addition to working with athletes, he treats individuals of all ages for conditions involving the musculoskeletal system (bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons), as well as back pain, concussion, and metabolic conditions involving those who are active or wish to be active.