Michael D. Miller, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

University Orthopedic Specialists

Dr. Miller has been in private practice in Tucson since 2004 where he has a teaching affiliation with the University of Arizona.

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Dr. Michael Miller is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Adult Reconstructive Surgery on the hip and knee with a special emphasis on complex reconstructive procedures. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona where he was an athletic trainer for intercollegiate sports. He attended medical school at the University of Arizona where he graduated with honors. Dr. Miller completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of Arizona. In addition to his residency training, Dr. Miller completed an Adult Reconstructive and Joint Replacement Fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Miller has been in private practice in Tucson since 2004 where he has a teaching affiliation with the University of Arizona as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. His primary hospital affiliation is with Oro Valley Hospital where he is the Chief of Surgery. Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and Western Orthopedic Association.  Dr. Miller has been involved in providing free hip and knee replacement surgery to patients in underdeveloped countries, including Honduras and Mexico.

Dr. Miller specializes in the treatment and reconstruction of hip and knee problems. He has a special interest in complex revision arthroplasty of failed joint replacements. Dr. Miller and his staff provide comprehensive and compassionate care. He believes that the best care is provided through a partnership with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.


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AARP Medicare Complete HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna HMO, PPO, EPO, Select, Banner
Aetna Medicare
Alignment Health Medicare Advantage (Amerivantage Caremore)
American Indian Health - AHCCCS
Amerigroup/Amerivantage - Caremore
Amerigroup P3 Health Partners
AZ Complete Health - Complete Care Plan - AHCCCS
AZ Complete Health - Ambetter
Banner University Family Care - AHCCCS
Banner University LTC - AHCCCS
Banner UFC Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
BCBS Neighborhood Plan
BCBS Federal/Anthem/SW Services
BCBS Medicare/P3/Pathway: M2K/M3V
BCBS Medicare Journey: M3P
Bright Health Plan
Cigna Medicare
Golden Rule - UHC One
Humana HMO, POS, Choice
Humana Medicare
Medicare Part A&B
Medicare RailRoad
Mercy Care ALTCS and DDD - AHCCCS
Mercy Care Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
Meritain ASBAIT
SCAN Desert Health
Tricare HealthNet Prim/Select
UHC Community Plan - AHCCCS
UHC Dual Complete Medicare - AHCCCS
UHC Choice/Plus/Options PPO
UHC Navigate
UHC Medicare Complete HMO
UHC MC Life1 Optum Care
TriWest VAPC3-VA
Wellcare by AHCCCS
Wellcare by Allwell
Workers Comp - all carriers

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