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Idaho’s Premier Shoulder Surgeon

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Michael T. Daines, MD

Serving Boise, Meridian, Caldwell, Nampa and Fruitland

Dr. Daines is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons. He is fellowship trained in shoulder surgery and specializes in minimally invasive shoulder surgery. He is skilled in the operative and non operative management of all shoulder conditions including rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, shoulder replacement and trauma. Dr. Daines also has special interest in all inside arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using a knotless technique, which allows for more rapid rehab and less scarring.

Dr. Daines completed a shoulder fellowship in August 2009 at Oxford University in England funded by the prestigious Girdlestone Scholarship. Prior to that he graduated from the University of Utah followed by medical school at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Specializing in the field of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Daines is prepared to treat a wide range of injuries to the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons, in either a non-surgical or surgical manner, resorting to surgery when all other treatment methods have been exhausted or ruled out. Additionally, Dr. Daines is trained to diagnose a range of musculoskeletal conditions, such as fractures or sprains.

Dr. Daines has long roots in the Treasure Valley, following in the footsteps of his father Joseph G. (Pete) Daines, MD and Joseph G. Daines, MD, his grandfather, in practicing orthopedics here.

  • Years in Practice: Since 2008
  • Hobbies: Fishing, Camping, Hunting and Triathlons
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Experience and Education

 
 
 
1993
Michael T. Daines, MD

Undergraduate Education

University of Utah 1993-1994, 1996-1999

Bachelor of Science, Biology

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1998
Michael T. Daines, MD

Semester Abroad

BYU Center for Near Eastern Studies 1998

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1999
Michael T. Daines, MD

Medical School

Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons 1999-2003

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2003
Michael T. Daines, MD

Residency and Fellowship

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics 2003-2008

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2008
Michael T. Daines, MD

Gridlestone Scholar

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2008-2009

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  • West Valley Medical Center
  • Treasure Valley Hospital
  • St. Alphonsus
  • Valor Health
  • St. Luke's Hospital
Doctor Daines Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

West Valley Medical Center

 

West Valley Medical Center is located in Caldwell, Idaho. Their 200 physicians focus on each patient's needs and comfort. They have physicians providing care in cardiology, emergency care, ENT, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, mental health, radiology, urology and women's health.

Doctor Daines Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

Treasure Valley Hospital

 

Treasure Valley hospital is a physician-owned, non-emergency hospital operated by Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA). Since 1996, they have worked every day to deliver the very best individualized care possible in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. When physicians are directly involved in every aspect of the delivery of healthcare, the patient always benefits.

Individualized patient care is at the center of everything done at Treasure Valley Hospital and is reflected in the hospital’s values.

Doctor Daines Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Alphonsus

 

At St. Alphonsus, they believe the best healthcare is all about the patient. They have over 5,000 medical staff who serve patients all over Oregon and Idaho.

Their four-hospital system is the only Level II Trauma Center in the area they serve, allowing St. Alphonsus to provide excellent care to critically ill and injured patients.

Doctor Daines Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

Valor Health

 

Valor Health has a goal to encourage a healthy community that focuses on wellness, self-care and disease prevention. They have a community outreach to support underserved people and ultimately, improve the well-being and health of their patients.

Valor Health is located in Emmett, Idaho.

Doctor Daines Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital

 

St. Luke's is the only not-for-profit health system that is Idaho-based. They are dedicated to serving the people of their community by providing excellent care that leads to great health improvement. They are not only dedicated to treating patients when they are wounded or ill, but doing anything to help patients stay healthy.

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