Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Special Interests: Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatric Fracture Care
Education and Training+
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Pediatric orthopaedics, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Residency: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine—Fort Worth, TX
Fellowship: Pediatric orthopaedics, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Board Certification: Orthopaedic surgery
Awards, Honors and Organizations+
Selected for United States Air Force Sponsored:
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 1987-1991
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, 1991-1992
Get to Know Me+
I chose my specialty because... I've always enjoyed working with my hands and building things, from erecter sets to scale models of aircrafts, ships and buildings. I felt that I could translate my perfectionist tendencies in building things into fixing people. Having participated in a number of sports growing up including baseball and attaining a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do directed my interest towards sports medicine. I could not imagine doing anything else in medicine other than orthopaedic surgery.
I chose to work at Dayton Children's because... I joined Dr. Albert and Dr. Lehner after a 21 year Air Force career. During my 12 years as an orthopaedic surgeon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, I worked part-time at Dayton Children's prior to my Air Force Retirement in 2004. Dayton Children's was the perfect size, in a great community, with a superb staff and I knew it was the right fit for me.
Dayton Children's is special because... of its superb dedicated staff, it's great physical facility and it's just the right size in a wonderful midwest community.
My personal Interests are... spending time with family, golf, history, art, architecture, traveling, reading, scale modeling and major league baseball.
Other Notes: Dr. Mikutis is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force Medical Corps. He was chief of orthopedic surgery at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center for seven years.
Our pediatric orthopedic services at Dayton Children's are provided by board certified physicians and are fellowship trained in pediatric orthopaedics and are experts in the treatment of diseases of the pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal system. For more information, visit our pediatric orthopaedics main page.
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