Dr. Timothy Mickel

Dr. Timothy Mickel

Dr. Timothy Mickel, MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma.

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified and M.O.C participant, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2012 - Active

Medical Education

  • Doctor of Medicine 08/95 – 05/15/99
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD


  • 07/01/99 – 06/31/00
    Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Basic Surgery


  • 07/01/05 – 06/30/09
    National Capital Consortium at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    Orthopedic Surgery


  • 08/01/09 – 07/31/10
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Volunteerism and Community Services

  • NGO Esperanca - Volunteer - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon – Abancay, Peru Nov 2017
  • SPIRIT Volunteer – Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services 2017
  • Coronado Youth 10-U Girls Softball Coach 2012, 2013, 2014

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgery, Active Member and Fellow

Research and Publications

  • Moderator Pediatric Scientific Session, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2011
  • Moderator Expert Panel Session, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2011
  • “Outcomes and Complications of Skeletally Immature patients Treated with Elongating Fassier-Duval Telescopic Rods: A Retrospective Review.” Abstract presented at American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2010
  • “Combat-Related Open Traumatic Disruption of the Knee Extensor Mechanism – Treatment Strategies and Preliminary Results – A Case Series.” Presented at the Annual National Capital Consortium Resident Research Day, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 2009
  • “Aircast brace versus conventional taping for prevention of ankle sprains in uninjured high school athletes: A prospective, randomized evaluation.” Presented at the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, Vail, Colorado, December 2004
  • Andersen RC, Wilson KW, Bojescul JA, Mickel TJ, Gordon WT, Potter BK. Open, Combat-related Loss or Disruption of the Knee Extensor Mechanism: Classification, Treatment Strategies and Outcomes. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Nov;28(11):e250-7 PMID: 24694556
  • Bailey JR, Waltz RA, McDonald LS, Stinner DJ, Mickel TJ. SPECIAL FOCUS: Military Orthopedics: Wartime orthopedic residency: a resident’s perspective. Current Orthopedic Practice. 2013 Mar-Apr;24(2):139-142. doi: 10.1097/BCO.0b013e31827f4be9
  • Mickel TJ, Andersen R, Keeling J, McKenna P. Occult talar neck fracture associated with talar avulsion diagnosed by MRI: a case report. Foot Ankle Int. 2008 Sep; 29(9):956-8 PMID 18778678
  • Mickel TJ, Bottoni CR, Tsuji G, Chang K, Baum L, Tokushige KA. Prophylactic bracing versus taping for the prevention of ankle sprains in high school athletes: a prospective, randomized trial. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2006 Nov-Dec;45(6):360-5. PMID: 17145460

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