Traske Muir, MD

Dr. Traske Muir is a fellowship-trained and board-certified lower extremity orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in treatment of injuries and arthritis of the knee, ankle and foot. He and his family have recently moved to Utah from Washington State.

Dr. Muir received an undergraduate degree in Linguistics at Brigham Young University, followed by his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. After completing medical school, Dr. Muir completed a general surgery internship at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He then completed a Fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.

He is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Muir has done extensive research on Achilles tendinopathy and orthopaedic injury associated with ATV crashes. Dr. Muir is married with five children. He grew up in Juneau, Alaska, and enjoys mountain biking.


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Making Sense of the Lisfranc Injury

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This joint is named after a field surgeon in Napoleon’s army, Jacques Lisfranc. Dr. Lisfranc, while serving on the Russian front, discovered that amputation at the tarsometatarsal articulation was an expedient treatment for gangrene of the...
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Treating Chronic Heel Pain in Runners

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