Michael C. Doarn, M.D.

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I believe in working as a team with the patient to get you feeling better and back to work and activities as soon as possible.

Dr. Doarn is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has earned the Certificate of Added Qualification of Hand Surgery. He was born in Columbus, Ohio and is an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan. He was raised mostly in Ohio but also spent time in Virginia and Texas while growing up. He received his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University and his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Florida where he served as chief resident and was honored with a distinguished resident award. He then completed a Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microsurgery Fellowship at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.

Dr. Doarn cares for all conditions of the upper extremity and his special interests include fracture care, arthritis, tendon and ligament injuries, nerve decompression, repair and reconstruction, Dupuytren’s, arthroscopy of large, medium, and small joints, as well as regenerative medicine.

He is a member of numerous organizations including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association of Hand Surgery, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Doarn takes pride in caring for patients of all ages and activity levels. He believes patient education and understanding of diagnosis and treatment options are extremely important. He also believes in working as a team with other caregivers and the patient to get you feeling better and back to work and activities as soon as possible. Dr. Doarn treats each patient and family as he would his own.

In his spare time, Dr. Doarn enjoys spending time with his wife Choko, and their kids Lincoln and Charlie. He also enjoys outdoor activities including running, biking, fishing, hunting, and being on the water. He loves sports, reading, and constantly learning.

**Accepting Workers’ Compensation


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  • Katherine Hicks, PA-C


  • Fellowship, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery
  • Residency, University of South Florida, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

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