David Michel, MD

David H. Michel, MD

Orthopedics
Hip & Knee Replacement SurgeryHip CareKnee Care
4.9of 5 | (737) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

Accepting new patients Available at Multiple Locations Ages seen: 18 - 99 Joined ARC: 2020

About David H. Michel, MD

  • Dr. Michel is a native Austinite and a graduate of Westwood High School. When he is not working, Dr. Michel enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and son. Their family enjoys outings to the dog park and finding family-friendly outdoor activities. He also enjoys trying new restaurants and “spending some time with a golf club in my hands!” He couldn’t be happier to be back in Austin!

I have chosen the profession of Orthopedic Surgery so that I could have the ability to come to know people, their goals, and do my best to get them back to the activities that bring them joy. I am very conservative when treating my patients, exhausting all nonoperative treatments before discussing surgery. I believe that an educated patient is a happy patient. I work hard to build reasonable expectations so my patients know what to expect. Should a patient decide to move forward with surgery, it is my goal to remain as minimally invasive as possible while correcting their problem, and to provide them the support and access they need after surgery to facilitate a full recovery.

Services

Evaluation and Management of Painful Knee and Hip Replacements

Evaluation and Management of Painful Knee and Hip Replacements

ARC orthopedics can help evaluate and manage your knee pain and hip replacements.

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacement are two of the most performed operations in orthopedic surgery. Both procedures are remarkably successful at eliminating pain, correcting deformity, and improving patient mobility so patients can regain quality of life and get back to the activities they enjoy.

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement (Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty)

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement (Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty)

ARC orthopedics offer minimally invasive hip replacement to minimize the impact of surgery.

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Nonsurgical Treatment of all Musculoskeletal Conditions

Nonsurgical Treatment of all Musculoskeletal Conditions

ARC offers nonsurgical treatment of all musculoskeletal conditions.

Outpatient and Rapid Recovery Total Joint Replacement

Outpatient and Rapid Recovery Total Joint Replacement

ARC orthopedics conduct minimally invasive procedures to allow faster recovery from total joint replacement procedures.

Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

ARC offers primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery.

Robotic Assisted Partial and Total Knee Replacement

Robotic Assisted Partial and Total Knee Replacement

ARC offers robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacement procedures.

Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Credentials

  • Medical School
    Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, TX, 2014
  • Fellowship
    Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Fellowship, Scripps Institute, La Jolla, CA, 2020
  • Residency
    The University of Florida and The Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2019
  • Education
    B.S. in Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2008
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons panel to determine national Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    • Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    • Member, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
    • Member, Texas Medical Association
    • Member, Travis County Medical Society
  • Awards & Honors
    • Austin’s Top Doctors, Austin Monthly, 2022, 2023, 2024
    • CRUDEM Foundation (Milot, Haiti), Resident Surgeon Scholarship, 2015

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OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.9out of 5
  • February 17, 2024

    Dr. Michel is an amazing doctor!

  • February 16, 2024

    All staff are courteous and answer questions thoroughly

  • February 16, 2024

    Excellent doctor he’s the best

  • February 16, 2024

    Love Doctor Michel. He takes time to talk to you. His nurse is so sweet and helpful. Can't say enough about them. Thank you 😊

  • February 15, 2024

    The great patient care

  • February 15, 2024

    Dr Michel and his staff were fantastic. Would highly recommend him.

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