Dayne T. Mickelson, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Knee Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Orthopedic Surgery

Knee, Shoulder, Sports, Cartilage, Robot
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available


Dayne Mickelson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine and complex arthroscopic surgery. He has a special interest in knee preservation procedures including cartilage repair and transplantation, multi-ligament reconstruction, as well as biologic treatments. He also focuses on general orthopedics 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 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 has authored over a dozen papers on orthopedics, 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.

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. He 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.

Special Recognition & Training

I am proud to be a Seattle Met Top Doctor for 2023, voted in by my colleagues in the greater Seattle area.

I am proud to be a Seattle Met Top Doctor for 2022, voted in by my colleagues in the greater Seattle area.

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Specializing in:

  • Knee Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Orthopedic Surgery


Care Center

510 8th Ave NE Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98029-5436

(425) 392-2564


Care Center

3101 Northup Way Suite 201
Bellevue, WA 98004-1449

(425) 455-3920


Care Center

18100 NE Union Hill Road
Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 497-9084



Program: MD
Institution: University of Washington School of Medicine

Program: Board certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Duke University


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Washington State Orthopaedic Association

Team Physician for Redmond High School

Team Physician Bellevue College

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