Dr. Timothy James Trainor


    Dr. Timothy Trainor specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:
    • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
    • Fracture Care
    • Adult Orthopedic Care
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Care
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine


    Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
    Orthopedic Sports Subspecialty Certified


    • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Medicine & Communications, University of Notre Dame, IN
    • Post–Graduate Work: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    • Medical: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL


    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.


    • Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Permanent License, Nevada, MD – 12394
    • Permanent License, Hawaii, MD – 13153


    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS)
    • Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
    • Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society


    • 2013 Top Sports Medicine Specialists on the list of U.S. News Health & World Report Top Doctors
    • Named 2011, 2012, and 2013 AMERICA’S TOP DOCTOR by Castle Connolly (3 years in a row)
    • 2013 Top Doctor – Sports Medicine Specialist by Desert Companion Magazine
    • Named 2011 TOP DOCTOR by Las Vegas Life Magazine
    • Named 2011 TOP DOCTOR by Desert Companion Magazine
    • Nevada Athletic Commission Consulting Physician
    • Chief of Orthopedic Surgery – Centennial Hills Hospital
    • Vice Chairman, Medical Executive Committee in Centennial Hills Hospital
    • 2001 to 2006 Orthopedic Surgeon – United States Navy



    • “Etiology of Low Back Pain in Athletes.” Curr Sports Med. Rep. 3 February 2004: 41–46.
    • “Epidemiology of Back Pain in the Athlete.” Clinics in Sports Medicine. 21 January 2002: 93–103.
    • “Anterior Tibialis Tendon Ruptures: An Outcome Analysis of Operative Versus Non-Operative Treatment.” Foot and Ankle International. 19 December 1998: 792–802.


    • O’Donoghue Award Presentation: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2007: Timing of Surgery for Anterior Cruciate Ligamant Injuries: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial of Early Versus Delayed Reconstructions
    • 68th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001: Predictability of Intraoperative Allograft Cultures for Post-Operative Infection
    • 27th Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 1997: Anterior Tibialis Tendon Ruptures: An Outcome Analysis of Operative Versus Non-Operative Treatment
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