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Jeff Mikutis, DO

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Jeff Mikutis is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Dayton Children's Hospital. Dr. Mikutis  earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine; interned at Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center/Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC; completed his orthopaedic residency at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Nemours Children's Clinic/University of Florida. He currently works with residents from Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine, Grandview Hospital and Largo Medical Center. Dr. Mikutis is a retired USAF Colonel who served as an Orthopaedic and Flight Surgeon and is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics.

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Scheduling in-person appointments for new patients only. For follow-up, second opinion or video visit appointments, please call 937-641-3010


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: Orthopaedics

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.

ratings and reviews

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I am pleased by the physicians and nursing staff that took care of my daughter.

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Everything was great except for nurse checking temps. She came up with 4 different numbers on my daughter. I think she needed a new battery or training on using it. Her comments were odd.

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He was incredibly caring and explain things very well and showed true empathy.

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We were very pleased with our experience in orthopedics at Children's Dayton. The man at the check in desk was very friendly, and the doctor was very gentle and kind to our daughter. Highly recommend!

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conditions I treat

"Growing" pains, achilles tendon injury, ACL injury, Ankle Injuries, Blounts Disease, bowlegs, broken bone, Bunions, burners, bursitis, Curly Toes, DDH (hip dysplasia), disk herniation, dislocations, Femoroacetabular impingement, Flat Feet, foot pain, General Fracture Care, golfers elbow (medial epicondylitis), Growth plate injuries, Hip Impingement, Hip Injuries/Pain, hip pain, joint pain, jumpers knee, kyphosis, labral tear, LCL injury, Limb Length Inequality (LLI), little league elbow, MCL injury, Meniscus injury, osgood-schlatter disease, Osteogenesis imperfecta, overuse injury, patellar dislocation, patellar femoral syndrome, PCL injury, Perthes disease, plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff injury, severs disease, Shin splints, Shoulder impingement syndrome, shoulder instability, Shoulder Pain, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Snapping hip, sprain, strain, Stress fractures, subluxation, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), thigh pain, Toewalking, Torticollis, UCL injury

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