Jessica Telleria, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction. Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, she grew up hiking, skiing and exploring the great northwest with her family. Jessica received dual academic and athletic scholarships to attend Western Washington University (WWU) as an undergraduate. In 2006 she was awarded Academic All-American honors, additionally in 2006 WWU recognized her as the Women’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She was the women’s discus conference champion for four consecutive years, setting the school record and placing 14th and 10th at the NCAA DII nationals in 2005 and 2006, respectively.

Ultimately Jessica graduated cum laude with a degree in Biochemistry and went on to medical school at Stanford University. While at Stanford she became active in musculoskeletal research, which continued during orthopedic residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her research has won several resident research awards, been presented at multiple national and international orthopaedic conferences, and has been extensively published in peer reviewed journals. Additionally, Dr. Telleria has been awarded multiple fellowships to conduct research for the National Science Foundation (NSF) sending her to: Corpus Christi, Texas; Bloomington, Indiana; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Cali, Colombia.

Dr. Telleria then traveled to Boston to complete a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Harvard University’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The fellowship focused on traumatic and degenerative conditions of the foot and ankle, arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques, as well athletic injuries. Jessica and her husband Carlton, as well as their pixie-bob cat, Puck, are outdoor enthusiasts and are excited to be back in the Northwest.

Pre-Medical Education: Western Washington University – Bellingham, WA

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine – Palo Alto, CA

Residency: University of Washington – Seattle, WA

Fellowship: Harvard Foot & Ankle Fellowship – Boston, MA

Dr. Jessica Telleria