Dayne Mickelson, MD
“We strive to make patients feel comfortable, heard and educated – where they feel informed and their treatment plan is customized to their personal goals.”
Specialties and Areas of Focus
- Cartilege Restoration
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
- MAKO Robotic Surgery
- Fracture Care
- Sports Medicine
Dr. Dayne Mickelson is a fellowship trained orthopeadic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine and complex arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, and knee. 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, and shoulder 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.
Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Education & Credentials
University of Washington School of Medicine
University of Washington
University of Washington
Duke University – Sports Medicine
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