Dr. Michael A. Trainor

Board Certified/Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Michael A. Trainor earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1992. He went on to complete medical school and orthopedic surgery residency training at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following residency, Dr. Trainor completed his spine and neurosurgical training at the Kenton D. Leatherman Spine Fellowship Program, through the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Trainor has been in private practice in Prescott, Arizona since 2004. Dr. Trainor specializes is minimally invasive cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal surgery - including, minimally invasive fusions and microdiscectomy, as well as fracture care. Dr. Trainor is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the North American Spine Society, Society of Lateral Access Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Trainor has given lectures and taught other surgeons minimally invasive spine surgical techniques at several national spine meetings. Dr. Trainor holds active licenses in Arizona and Nevada.


  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  • Medical: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL
  • Spine Fellowship: Kenton D. Leatherman Spine Fellowship Program, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
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Dr. Michael A. Trainor

Michael A. Trainor, DO

Dr. Michael Trainor specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:

  • Minimally Invasive Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spinal Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spinal Fracture Treatment