OUR CLINICAL & PRACTICE STAFF

Phil Davidson
Phil Davidson, MD, Medical Director, Orthopedic Surgeon, Knee and Shoulder Specialist
Dr. Phil Davidson is the Medical Director of the Utah Orthopedic Spine & Injury Center. He is the clinic founder, which is devoted exclusively to the comprehensive and coordinated care of patients injured in accidents. He coordinates the services of more than 2 dozen medical and surgical specialists as well as a dedicated staff. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, regularly performing surgeries. In his clinical practice, he is a knee and shoulder surgeon with more than 25 years of experience. He has a particular interest in Cartilage Restoration, Joint Resurfacing, and enhanced healing methods including stem cell therapies. He has a background in Sports Medicine, and has engaged extensively in teaching, research and product development throughout his career. He has published many papers, chapters and symposia over his career. He has served as a consultant or director for an array of sports team and companies, including large and small medical device firms, biomaterials, orthobiologic, tissue allograft and cell therapy companies. He is a frequent speaker to orthopedic surgeons regarding new surgical techniques and speaks to the legal community about injuries. He is native of Florida now proud to call Utah home for more than 10 years.
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Ruth Davidson
Ruth DavidsonManaging Director
Ruth Davidson, Managing Director, has an 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, MS, PA-COrthopedic Physician's Assistant
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 Beall
Liz BeallPractice Administrator
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 Lehmann
Rachael LehmannDirector of Patient Care Communications
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 Tello
Rocio TelloMedical Assistant
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 Rosenvall
Kristine RosenvallRadiology Technologist
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.
Yesi Yanez
Yesi YanezSurgery Scheduler and Coordinator
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 Vallee
Becca Vallee Front Desk Administrator
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!
Cynthia Clough
Cynthia CloughAccounting
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.
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