Dr. Curtis D. Miller, MD

Dr. Curtis D. Miller, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 55 years old

Dr. Miller graduated from Pacific Union College with academic distinction in 1982. He attended Loma Linda University Medical School, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. ?After completing his orthopaedic residency at Loma Linda University in 1991, Dr. Miller served for four years in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of major and serving as chief of orthopaedic surgery at Davis- Monthan Air Force Base. Following his military service, Dr. Miller completed a fellowship in adult lower extremity reconstructive surgery under the direction of Dr. Kenneth A. Krackow in New York. Dr. Miller is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision total hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, and osteotomies, and has published scientific articles and presented his research at both national and international meetings. Because of the complex nature of his practice, Dr. Miller has patients referred to him from throughout the southwestern United States. He is a spring training physician for the Chicago White Sox, and has been with Canyon since 1996.Read more

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I like that in orthopedics, people get better. I enjoy sports and working with athletes. I enjoy what I do because I like helping people walk with less pain. I like improving my patients' lives by relieving the pain and disability of arthritis through both operative and non-operative treatment plans. Our philosophy in our office is that people still want to see and spend time with their doctor. I try to give everyone the time and attention they need to address all questions and concerns.Read more

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Dr. Miller graduated from Pacific Union College with academic distinction in 1982. He attended Loma Linda University Medical School, where...Read more

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I have been a patient of Dr. Miller's for 12 years. He was able and willing to help me with a painful chronic condition at least 5 doctors had told me that I just needed to live with Dr. Miller gave me back my life 12 years ago. I will never see another hip or knee surgeon. He is awesome!
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Amputation
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Buffalo General Hospital

    Completed in 1996

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Miller says...

Dr. Miller graduated from Pacific Union College with academic distinction in 1982. He attended Loma Linda University Medical School, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. ?After completing his orthopaedic residency at Loma Linda University in 1991, Dr. Miller served for four years in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of major and serving as chief of orthopaedic surgery at Davis- Monthan Air Force Base.

Following his military service, Dr. Miller completed a fellowship in adult lower extremity reconstructive surgery under the direction of Dr. Kenneth A. Krackow in New York. Dr. Miller is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision total hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, and osteotomies, and has published scientific articles and presented his research at both national and international meetings. Because of the complex nature of his practice, Dr. Miller has patients referred to him from throughout the southwestern United States. He is a spring training physician for the Chicago White Sox, and has been with Canyon since 1996.

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Dr. Miller's Care Philosophy

I like that in orthopedics, people get better. I enjoy sports and working with athletes. I enjoy what I do because I like helping people walk with less pain. I like improving my patients' lives by relieving the pain and disability of arthritis through both operative and non-operative treatment plans. Our philosophy in our office is that people still want to see and spend time with their doctor. I try to give everyone the time and attention they need to address all questions and concerns.