Michael D. McDonald, M.D.

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Dr. McDonald is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery, including treatment of the elbow, hip, knee, and shoulder He also specializes in total joint replacements, sports medicine, and general orthopaedics. He has a special interest in treating problems of the shoulder through arthroscopy, total shoulder replacement, and reverse total shoulder replacement. Dr. McDonald began practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in 2009. 

After graduating from The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his bachelor of science degree, Dr. McDonald received his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Dr. McDonald is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

When he is not seeing patients for elbow, hip, joint, knee, shoulder, sports medicine, or trauma-related conditions, Dr. McDonald is spending time with his family, golfing, fly fishing, and skiing. He also enjoys skiing, ski touring, and being in the outdoors. 

Dr. McDonald serves as a team doctor for University High School.