Whidbey General Hospital
Michael  J. Picco, DO

Michael J. Picco DO

Orthopedic surgeon Michael Picco, DO, is committed to surgical excellence at Whidbey General. As the hospital’s Chief of Surgery, he oversees our quality of surgical care and helps implement nationally recognized protocols designed to optimize patient outcomes. Dr. Picco has also served on our Peer Review Committee, which advances the overall quality of care at the hospital. While dedicated to surgical quality, Dr. Picco is also committed to avoiding surgery wherever possible and educates patients about non-surgical interventions such as physical therapy, braces and behavior modification. He was chief resident for the Michigan State University statewide campus system during his final year of residency and joined our medical staff in 2008.

Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons

80 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 770

Coupeville , WA  98239
Office Phone: 360-678-4424 or 360-321-1226

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Offer patient-centered, collaborative care.
  • Provide technical excellence with consistent results.
  • Employ surgical techniques and implants that have been proven successful through studies and ongoing practice.
  • Avoid surgery whenever less invasive treatments can meet patient needs.

Scope of Care

  • Fracture care
  • Adult reconstruction including hip, knee and shoulder replacement
  • Care for sports injuries, including knee arthroscopy and all reconstructive surgery
  • Surgery for rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability and biceps/labrum disorders
  • Foot and ankle problems
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Hand problems such as basilar thumb arthritis, trigger finger, etc.


  • Medical School: Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003

Internship & Residency

  • Genesys Regional Medical Center, part of Michigan State University


  • Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Michael  J. Picco, DO


“BEST experience I ever had in a hospital. Five star all the way.”

Michael  J. Picco, DO

Everyone at Whidbey General focuses on achieving the best possible patient outcomes. Read comments from our patients about the care they received. Want to share your own testimonial? Email myhospital@whidbeygen.org.