Dr. Michael Daines, MD

Dr. Michael Daines, MD

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42 y/o
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Dr. Michael Daines, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Caldwell, ID and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.Read his story

West Idaho Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

206 E Elm St

Caldwell, ID 83605
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plans
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Daines performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Daines' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Daines "Dr. Michael Daines is a Treasure Valley native returning to Boise in 2013 after practicing in Colorado for four years. Dr. Daines completed a shoulder fellowship 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. His orthopedic residency was completed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Daines is a board certified fellow of the Orthopedic Academy, and a fellowship trained shoulder specialist. He specializes in joint replacement of the upper extremity, instability repairs of the shoulder, minimally invasive all arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and general orthopedic trauma and fracture care. He also performs total knee and hip replacements and is skilled in the operative and non-operative treatment of sports injuries."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

113  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Infections
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • 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 Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • 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 (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wounds
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47  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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 Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Labrum Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Oxford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Daines has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Daines' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Daines to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Daines' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Just had hip replacement surgery from Dr.Daines and I think it was done in a very professional fashion. He gives great diagnosis and is very thorough in his explanation of the outcome. Highly recommend him. Rich Smith
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Dr. Daines is professional compassionate and truly cares about his patients. I have had two surgeries with Dr. Daines and his care is second to none. He will take as much time as needed to answer all your questions. In my opinion there is only one doctor I would have surgery done with and that is...more
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Dr Daines missed a serious cancer, synovial sarcoma, in my ankle, instead suggesting Physical Therapy that delayed the eventual diagnosis. At a later visit, Dr Daines was told of the final diagnosis and he commented, I have had synovial sarcoma cases before. The 4 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm tumor at excision...more
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I am sorry for the difficulties you have had. We strive to provide the best quality care to our valued patients. A thorough physical exam is performed at each visit and we follow the standards of care set forth by the American academy of orthopedic surgeons. We would be happy to reach out and do what we can for you.

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