Meet Our Care Professionals
What makes us unique?
of methods, technologies and treatments for each individual
patient’s needs. Our mission is to restore and preserve each
patient’s anatomy and function on their path back to an active,
healthy and pain free life.
Dr. Phil Davidson
Dr. Davidson has made it the guiding principle of his practice to offer an ever-increasing array of surgical options to restore damaged knees and shoulders to help return patients to active lifestyles.
Ruth Davidson, Managing Director, has extensive healthcare, corporate and legal background, working as an attorney with a focus on healthcare-related business for over 20 years. Ruth is very excited about leading Davidson Orthopedics.
Ruth moved with her family from Florida to Park City in 2008 and is passionate about her many mountain activities, including hiking, biking, and skiing…. which she finds most enjoyable when shared with her family, including 3 sons, husband, and 2 dogs.
Karen Gunter, MS, PA-C
Karen Gunter is a nationally-certified physician assistant, specializing in surgery and orthopedics. She is originally from Texas and graduated from the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine with a masters in Physician Assistant studies. She is known in the clinic for her excellent bedside manner and patient care. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, she worked for NASA training astronauts in medical procedures. She relocated to Park City with her husband in 2015 and has since taken to skiing.
Liz, our Practice Administrator, has worked in the healthcare industry for over sixteen years, serving as office manager and billing specialist in several areas of healthcare. Liz is a patient advocate. She is dedicated to helping our patients with any type of billing-related, claims or administrative issues. Liz has lived in Utah her whole life. Outside of work she enjoys spending time at her family cabin; hiking, fishing and hanging out at the campfire.
Rachael, our Director of Patient Care Communications, grew up in Steamboat Springs, CO and has been enjoying life in Utah since 2014. New to the healthcare field when she initially began working with Dr. Davidson as his medical scribe, she has found orthopedics to be fascinating. She very much enjoys working with the Davidson Orthopedics team. Rachael’s experience and expertise is continually expanding to include patient care coordination and communications, web communications, marketing and outreach. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Utah backcountry, hiking, camping and rooting for the Denver Broncos and her alma mater, the Colorado Buffaloes.
Rocio, our Medical Assistant, has worked in the healthcare field for 10 years. She began her medical career as a CNA in local hospitals and nursing homes and joined Davidson Orthopedics after working as a surgical staff coordinator at Park City Medical Center. Rocio is passionate and meticulous about patient care and relations. She is currently earning her Nursing degree at Salt Lake Community College. When not at work or school, Rocio enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. Rocio is fluent in Spanish and is integral in communicating with our Spanish-speaking patients to support their care.
Kristine, our Radiology Technologist, was born and raised in Utah. In 2014, she returned to school and her passion for exercise and nutrition drew her to the healthcare field. She graduated with honors in May 2017 with an Associate of Applied Science with a major in radiology technology. Her two kids keep her busy when not at work. Kristine’s other interests include trail running, hiking, reading and being with her family. She is excited to be part of the Davidson Orthopedics team, and to utilize her training helping patients in any way she can.
Cindy, our Accounting Manager, was raised in Salt Lake City and received her accounting degree at BYU. After spending the last 30 years raising her family in Rochester Hills, Michigan, she recently returned to Utah to live closer to her family. Davidson Orthopedics is thrilled to welcome her back! In her leisure time, Cindy is an avid reader, plays pickleball and loves to spend time with the family on their ski boat.
Yesi, our Surgery Scheduler and Coordinator, joined Davidson Orthopedics after working with a large orthopedic group in Southern California. She has extensive experience in the orthopedic field, working in both clinical and administrative aspects of the practice. Yesi is a native Spanish speaker and enjoys working with patients. She is dedicated to helping patients feel comfortable and prepared for their surgeries. When not at work, Yesi enjoys spending time with her daughter and family in Utah. She looks forward to growing with our practice.
Becca, our Front Desk Administrator, has been working in patient care for over seven years. She’s worked in both hospital and medical practice environments. She understands patient concerns and is dedicated to meeting patient needs in a timely manner. When not at work, Becca enjoys playing with her dog Pumpkin and cheering on the Utes!
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Trusted By The Pros
Respected By His Peers
Dr. Davidson has proudly served as a trusted expert and authority in orthopedic injuries for both the NFL and MLB. In addition, Dr. Davidson has published hundreds of important articles on advancements in modern orthopedic techniques and treatments and continues to be a leader in the field of joint resurfacing and cartilage restoration.
Trusted By The Pros
Dr. Davidson proudly serves as a trusted expert and authority in orthopedic injuries for both the NFL and MLB. He has treated hundreds of professional athletes and restored them back to their full potential.
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