Michael Dayton, MD
Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Utah School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Utah (UT) (1993)
Internship:
  • University of Vermont Program (1998)
Residency:
  • University of Vermont Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2002)
Fellowships:
  • New England Baptist Hospital Program, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Orthopedics
  • Vice Chair of Education

Recognition & Awards

  • Faculty Mentor:Resident Senior Paper Award, CU Department of Orthopedics (2019)
    Miles Research Day
  • Faculty Mentor:Resident Senior Paper Award, CU Department of Orthopedics (2016)
    Miles Research Day
  • Visiting Professor, University of Vermont Annual Research Day (2010)
  • British Traveling Hip Fellowship, The Hip Society of North America (2008)
  • Top Scientific Poster Award, Denver Health Medical Center (2008)
  • Frank Stinchfield Award, The Hip Society of North America (2002)

Publications

  • Christensen JC, Paxton RJ, Baym C, Forster JE, Dayton MR, Hogan CA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Benefits of direct patient discharge to outpatient physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Jan 7;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30616406
  • Loyd BJ, Stackhouse SK, Hogan C, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Kittelson AJ. Peripheral Nociception Is Associated with Voluntary Activation Deficits and Quadriceps Weakness Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Sep 4;101(17):1539-1545. PubMed PMID: 31483396
  • Judd DL, Wolfe P, LeDoux CV, Hogan C, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Trajectories of functional performance and muscle strength recovery differ after total knee and total hip replacement: a performance-based, longitudinal study. Int J Rehabil Res. 2019 Sep;42(3):211-216. PubMed PMID: 31219844
  • Foge DA, Baldini TH, Hellwinkel JE, Hogan CA, Dayton MR. The Role of Complete Posterior Cruciate Ligament Release in Flexion Gap Balancing for Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jul;34(7S):S361-S365. PubMed PMID: 30948290
  • Loyd BJ, Stackhouse S, Dayton M, Hogan C, Bade M, Stevens-Lapsley J. The relationship between lower extremity swelling, quadriceps strength, and functional performance following total knee arthroplasty. Knee. 2019 Mar;26(2):382-391. PubMed PMID: 30772186
  • Christensen JC, Paxton RJ, Baym C, Forster JE, Dayton MR, Hogan CA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Benefits of direct patient discharge to outpatient physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Jan 7;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30616406
  • York PJ, McGee AW Jr, Dean CS, Hellwinkel JE, Kleck CJ, Dayton MR, Hogan CA. Correction to: The relationship of pelvic incidence to post-operative total hip arthroplasty dislocation in patients with lumbar fusion. Int Orthop. 2018 May 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29752503
  • Baldini T, Roberts J, Hao J, Hunt K, Dayton M, Hogan C. Medial Compartment Decompression by Proximal Fibular Osteotomy: A Biomechanical Cadaver Study. Orthopedics. 2018 Jul 1;41(4):e496-e501. PubMed PMID: 29708573
  • York PJ, McGee AW Jr, Dean CS, Hellwinkel JE, Kleck CJ, Dayton MR, Hogan CA. The relationship of pelvic incidence to post-operative total hip arthroplasty dislocation in patients with lumbar fusion. Int Orthop. 2018 Oct;42(10):2301-2306. PubMed PMID: 29704024
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Dayton MR, McCarty EC. A Cross-sectional Analysis of Minimum USMLE Step 1 and 2 Criteria Used by Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs in Screening Residency Applications. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Jun;25(6):464-468. PubMed PMID: 28459711
  • Sandoval MF, Mongan PD, Dayton MR, Hogan CA. Safety and efficacy of resistive polymer versus forced air warming in total joint surgery. Patient Saf Surg. 2017;11:11. PubMed PMID: 28416968
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Dayton MR, McCarty EC. A Comparison of Matched and Unmatched Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Applicants from 2006 to 2014: Data from the National Resident Matching Program. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 4;99(1):e1. PubMed PMID: 28060237
  • Bade MJ, Struessel T, Dayton M, Foran J, Kim RH, Miner T, Wolfe P, Kohrt WM, Dennis D, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Early High-Intensity Versus Low-Intensity Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Sep;69(9):1360-1368. PubMed PMID: 27813347
  • Judd DL, Dennis DA, Thomas AC, Wolfe P, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Muscle strength and functional recovery during the first year after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb;472(2):654-64. PubMed PMID: 23817756
  • Judd DL, Thomas AC, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Strength and functional deficits in individuals with hip osteoarthritis compared to healthy, older adults. Disabil Rehabil. 2014;36(4):307-12. PubMed PMID: 23659184
  • Judd DL, Dennis DA, Thomas AC, Wolfe P, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Muscle strength and functional recovery during the first year after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb;472(2):654-64. PubMed PMID: 23817756
  • Judd DL, Thomas AC, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Strength and functional deficits in individuals with hip osteoarthritis compared to healthy, older adults. Disabil Rehabil. 2014;36(4):307-12. PubMed PMID: 23659184
  • Sink EL, Fabricant PD, Pan Z, Dayton MR, Novais E. Results of treatment of femoroacetabular impingement in adolescents with a surgical hip dislocation approach. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Aug;471(8):2563-9. PubMed PMID: 23653097
  • Yi C, Agudelo JF, Dayton MR, Morgan SJ. Early complications of anterior supine intermuscular total hip arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2013 Mar;36(3):e276-81. PubMed PMID: 23464946
  • Dayton MR, Bade MJ, Muratore T, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: surgical implications for recovery. J Knee Surg. 2013 Jun;26(3):195-201. PubMed PMID: 23288738
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Member
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Colorado Medical Society (CMS), Member
  • Denver Medical Society, Member
  • International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Member
  • International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, Member
  • Orthopaedic Research Society, Member
  • Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA), Member
  • ANCHOR Hip Study Group, Member
  • International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, Member

Practice Locations

Orthopedics - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1900

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, Board Certification (2005)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
Clinical Interests
I specialize in complex adult reconstruction and total joint replacement of the lower extremity, with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques.

Care Philosophy
Our group is committed to providing the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through integration of comprehensive education and exceptional musculoskeletal research.

Personal Interests
My personal interests include hunting, fishing, skiing, biking, fly-tying, musical composition and performance.

Volunteer Activities
I am committed to the education of future medical professionals. I have served in many capacities for the orthopaedic residency and fellowship programs at University of Colorado School of Medicine. Currently, I am Vice Chair of Education and Program Director of the Orthopedic Residency.

Public Speaking
Yes
Adult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Education

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Utah School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Utah (UT) (1993)
Internships:
  • University of Vermont Program (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Vermont Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2002)
Fellowships:
  • New England Baptist Hospital Program, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics (2003)
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Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics
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