Medical Team

Specializing in Orthopedic Services Since 2005

Dr. Timothy James Trainor


  • Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Orthopedic Sports Subspecialty Certified

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


  • 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


  • Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center
  • Centennial Hills Hospital
  • St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
  • Parkway Surgery Center
  • Durango Outpatient Surgery Center


  • 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 Ligament 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