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Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Timothy Mickel joined Valley Children’s as an orthopaedic surgeon in 2018.
Prior to Valley Children’s, Dr. Mickel worked at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego as an orthopaedic surgeon. He also served in the United States Navy Reserve at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendelton as a commander and orthopaedic surgeon, Naval Medical Center San Diego as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and Naval Health Clinic Hawaii as a naval flight surgeon.
Dr. Mickel is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has shared his expertise and research in meetings, presentations and peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Current Orthopaedic Practice.
Dr. Mickel earned his medical degree from Uniformed Services of the Health Sciences in Maryland in 1999. He completed his orthopaedic residency at National Capital Consortium in Maryland in 2009 and his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at University of Colorado School of Medicine in Colorado in 2010.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  • FellowshipUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
  • ResidencyNational Capital Consortium, Bethesda, MD
  • InternshipNaval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA