Physician

About Kaley

Capitano

Bachelor of Science: University of California-Davis, Davis, CA
Doctor of Medicine: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ
Residency: University of Utah, Family & Preventative Medicine Residency, Salt Lake City, UT
Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Kaley Capitano joined the sports medicine team at Olympia Orthopaedic Associates in 2023 and is originally from San Diego, California.  She specializes in non-operative treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal care of chronic tendon injuries, arthritis, fractures, and ligament sprains/tears. She also utilizes ultrasonography for diagnostic and therapeutic joint and soft tissue injections, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, as well as percutaneous tenotomy and tissue hydrodissection.

Dr. Capitano has an interest in concussion management as well as guiding return to sport for young athletes as well as weekend warriors.  She will be part of the team physician group for Saint Martin’s University and will be providing coverage for Timberline High School in Lacey.  Dr. Capitano previously served as a University of Minnesota Athletics Team Physician, University of Saint Thomas Athletics Team Physician, Bethel University Athletics Team Physician, and Saint Paul Saints Team Physician (AAA baseball team under the Minnesota Twins), as well as Twin Cities Marathon Medical Director and USA Youth Judo North American Championship Medical Director. In residency, she spent 8 weeks as a Medical Ski Clinic Physician at both Alta and Snowbird ski resorts in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is actively pursuing involvement with the medical care and coverage of Team USA Ski and Snowboard and Team USA Hockey athletes.

Dr. Capitano enjoys staying active outdoors and has a particular fondness for skiing, backpacking, and camping. She loves nothing more than spending time off the grid with her husband and two dogs. She is also a passionate reader of sci-fi dystopian thrillers and collecting houseplants. She has recently started ceramic wheel pottery, which allows her to combine two of her favorite things – getting dirty and expressing creativity.

Memberships:

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians