Michael Denton, PA-C, MPT has been a licensed and certified physician assistant in the Sacramento area for 15-plus years. He graduated from Stanford University PA Program in 2003. He began working in orthopedics and has spent the majority of his 15 years of practice in that specialty. He has worked in the surgical, hospital and clinic settings. He has treated thousands of patients in orthopedic urgent care, arthritis care and sports medicine. He is well versed in fracture care, injection therapy and all aspects of clinical orthopedics.
Prior to becoming a PA, he graduated with a master’s degree in physical therapy from UCSF School of Physical Therapy in 1997. He practiced in physical therapy in the Bay Area and Sacramento for 5 years, the majority of that time in orthopedics and post-surgery rehabilitation. He is able to apply his physical therapy knowledge to his PA practice as well.
He continues to maintain a passion for orthopedics and continuing education regarding the latest treatment options available for patients. He enjoys helping patients reach their individual goals for function and pain relief, as well as recovery from injury and surgery.
He has been married for 26 years and has 3 children. He loves to travel and spend time with his family. He is passionate about the outdoors and specifically road cycling, hiking, snowshoeing and paddle boarding. He has been an avid runner in the past as well.