The CORE Institute, No. 1 ranked Phoenix-based orthopedic group, announced the addition of Michael McKee, MD, a fellowship-trained and board certified surgeon, specializing in orthopedic trauma and upper extremity surgery, to the Orthopedic and Spine Institute in downtown Phoenix. 

“Dr. McKee is a world-renowned surgeon who has received numerous awards and distinctions for his research in orthopedic trauma, and we are excited he has chosen to join our team at The CORE Institute,” said David Jacofsky, MD, Chairman and CEO of The CORE Institute.  “Dr. McKee is a valuable addition to our trauma team and academic program at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute.”

Dr. McKee remains a consistent leader in the orthopedic field having been recognized for numerous awards in the healthcare field. He participates in, and leads, several controlled and multicenter trials; peer-reviewed research grants and presentations. He is an active guest speaker at many universities and instructs courses on orthopedic trauma both domestically and internationally. Dr. McKee has a prestigious background as a surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital, as well as a professor of surgery at the University of Toronto in Canada.

Dr. McKee completed his fellowship training in orthopedic trauma and lower and upper extremity reconstruction from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and a fellowship at Toronto East General Hospital. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree at University of Toronto in Canada. Dr. McKee is a member of numerous professional associations, including American Orthopedic Association, AO International and Orthopedic Trauma Association.

The Orthopedic and Spine Institute is located at the Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix. To learn more about Dr. Michael McKee, please visit To schedule an appointment with Dr. McKee or any of The CORE Institute providers, please call 866.974.2673.