Michael P. Dohm, MD, FAAOS, ABOS

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Dohm is an Assistant Professor in the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  He earned his bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University in 1983 and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Arizona in 1987.  He compeleted an internship in General Surgery in 1988 and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1992, both at the University of Arizona. He joined the University of Arizona College of Medicine faculty and the UA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013.  

Prior to returning to the University of Arizona, Dr. Dohm was in practice in Grand Junction, Colorado, from 1992 until 2013. During that time, he established the non-profit quality improvement organization The Western Slope Study Group (501 c 3) and as a clinician scientist became involved in the investigation of clinical applications of evidence in orthopaedic practice.  He participated in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s (AAOS) Musculoskeletal Outcomes Data Evaluation and Management System (MODEMS™) program.  This lead to the foundation of the AAOS Outcome Special Interest Group as well as the inaugural evidence-based practice committee for the AAOS, the Orthopedic Research Society research interest group Orthopaedic Evidence and Outcome Education Organization.  

Dr. Dohm is a member of the evidence-based practice committee for the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the guidelines committee for the North American Spine Society and the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group Advisory Board.  He is currently involved in patient reported measurement outcome projects as well as functional analysis of orthopaedic interventions in collaboration with iCAMP, the interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance at the University of Arizona.  Together they will examine the intersection of patient reported measures and objective functional measures in pursuit of best orthopaedic practice.  He serves as a Clinical Adviser to iCAMP.

Dr. Dohm is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.