Physicians

Dayne Mickelson, MD

Credentials

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle, WA)

Internship

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Residency

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Fellowship

Duke University – Sports Medicine (Durham, NC)

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dayne Mickelson, MD

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Dr. Dayne Mickelson is an orthopaedic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine and complex arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip. He has a special interest in knee preservation procedures including cartilage repair and transplantation, complex shoulder pathology, multi-ligament reconstruction, as well as novel biologic treatments. He also focuses on general orthopaedics including acute or chronic knee, shoulder, and hip problems, pediatric injuries and fracture care.

Dr. Mickelson’s philosophy is based on education and individualized care plans. His practice therefore focuses on accessibility, convenience and a friendly atmosphere where a patient is treated like family. Dr. Mickelson believes in a shared decision-making model, where the treatment plan is customized based on an individual’s aspirations and goals. He finds great satisfaction in helping patients return to the activities they enjoy, and providing a truly outstanding experience from beginning to end.

Dr. Mickelson was born the eldest of three boys outside of Milwaukee, WI. When he was young, he and his family moved to Woodinville, WA, where his family still resides. Dr. Mickelson graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) with a degree in computer engineering. He went on to attend medical school at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha (highest honors). Dr. Mickelson subsequently completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington before completing subspecialty training in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Duke University (Durham, NC).

Dr. Mickelson has authored over a dozen papers on orthopaedics, education and technology as well as written textbook chapters on advanced techniques in sports medicine. He has published in Orthopedics, the Journal of Surgical Education, The Journal of Hand Surgery, and The American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Mickelson has a passion for sports. He was a four-year letter winner on the Lehigh University men’s basketball team, winning the Patriot League championship and playing in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament (“March Madness”) his junior year. Dr. Mickelson previously served as team physician for Duke University’s football, basketball, and lacrosse teams, as well as for North Carolina Central University’s football team. He is currently the team doctor for Redmond High School and Bellevue College.

Dayne and his family are excited to be back home in the Pacific Northwest. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and their two sons. He also enjoys basketball, skiing, cooking, reading and keeping up to date with the latest technology.

Specialities & Areas of Focus

Arthroscopic Surgery

Knee

Shoulder

Sports Medicine

Pediatrics

Trauma and Fracture Care

Credentials

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle, WA)

Internship

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Residency

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Fellowship

Duke University – Sports Medicine (Durham, NC)

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Orthopaedic Surgery

Affiliations
Bellevue College – Team Physician
Redmond High School – Team Physician
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine – Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America – Member
Washington State Orthopaedic Association – Member

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dayne Mickelson, MD 

Dr. Michelson is an incredibly skilled, prudent, caring surgeon. Yes, caring! He followed me closely, responded immediately to complications, and thoroughly and consistently kept track of my progress. I trust him completely and enjoyed working with him.

Dayne Mickelson, MD 

Everyone from Dr. Mickelson to the therapists was amazing, professional friendly people with smiling faces make a big difference when you're having a tough time with the therapy. I've already recommended my wife. I want to say thank you to everybody, you made a difference in my life.

Dayne Mickelson, MD 

Before saying that Dr. Dayne Mickelson an extraordinary doctor, I want to tell that he is an extraordinary human being, person, and friend. Very few doctors have the magic of love, caring and compassionate soul behind the surgeon's hands like Dr. Mickelson, to replace the fear of illness and pain with peace, trust and confidence. The nightmare of my illness was almost a year long, visit's to other doctors and slowly became a dream of recovery only after my visit to Dr. Mickelson. He's really care about his patients. Thanks for showing me so much care, concern and for your highest level of professionalism! I highly recommend Dr. Dayne Mickelson to friends and family members.

News & Events

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Your health is of upmost importance to us. Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine remains open at our Bellevue and Issaquah locations to serve the medical needs of our patients and community.

We wish to evaluate you as soon as possible. In an effort to do so, we are now offering virtual visits through a secure video-call application. Now, you can meet with your provider from the safety of your own home. Please call to schedule or speak to a staff member who can help answer questions and schedule an appointment (either virtually, or in person if necessary) as soon as possible.

We are prioritizing visits for the treatment of time sensitive conditions per recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Washington State Department of Health. For the safety of you and other patients, we will be screening everyone before they enter one of our clinics. All providers and employees are also being screened twice daily at all of our locations, in compliance with the latest guidelines

To best protect our patients and staff, all providers you encounter during your visit will now be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks.

We ask that you remain at home if you have a cough and/or fever or if you have been exposed to someone with these symptoms. Please contact your primary care provider immediately if you have any of these symptoms. We ask that adult patients who do not need assistance come into the clinic by themselves to limit visitors.

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