Davidson Orthopedics - Park City

Philip Davidson, MD


Dr. Phil Davidson is one of the country’s most sought after orthopedic surgeons for his cutting edge techniques in cartilage restoration and joint resurfacing of the knee and shoulder. Many patients come to see Dr. Davidson to explore alternatives to total knee replacement.

Dr. Phil Davidson founded Davidson Orthopedics in 2015. His practice goal is to provide the highest quality, specialized orthopedic care for each individual. The treatment rendered by him and his team will be delivered with the utmost in personalized service, with attention to your overall health, well being, and a commitment to restore an active lifestyle for each and every patient. Dr. Phil Davidson treats knee and shoulder injuries of all varieties, with special expertise in sports injuries.

Dr. Davidson previously practiced in Utah since 2008 with Drs. Eric and Karen Heiden at Heiden Davidson Orthopedics. Prior to relocating to the to Park City and the Salt Lake City area, Dr. Davidson practiced in Tampa Bay, Florida for 15 years as a widely recognized Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, with a particular interest in Cartilage Restoration and Joint Resurfacing of the knee and shoulder.

For two decades, Dr. Phil Davidson has been acknowledged as one of the nation’s foremost orthopaedists treating articular cartilage disorders. His particular area of clinical interest and academic acclaim is in the field of biologic and anatomic joint resurfacing. Dr. Phil Davidson has been acknowledged by the orthopaedic community as a surgical innovator and clinical researcher, publishing extensively, and teaching surgeons both nationally and internationally.

While in Florida, Dr. Phil Davidson was on the faculty of the University of South Florida and successfully developed a large full service Orthopaedic Clinic. He is an official consultant of Major League Baseball, and The National Football League, having been jointly appointed by the players and owners of the leagues. He has served on an FDA panel to evaluate the safety of treatments being rendered for Osteoarthritis. He presented an Instructional Course at the AAOS meeting on Joint Resurfacing in 2011.

Dr. Davidson graduated with High Honors from Harvard College and received his MD degree with Honors in Research from Cornell University Medical College. He did his Orthopaedic Residency training at Baylor College of Medicine; he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Phil Davidson is on the staff of Park City Medical Center, Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and LDS Hospital.

Dr. Phil Davidson treats athletes of all sorts, to include: youth, high school, collegiate, and professional. He has a particular interest in providing cutting edge surgical options to recreational and competitive adult athletes interested in maintaining an active lifestyle despite knee or shoulder injuries. Outside of medicine, Dr. Phil Davidson enjoys a variety of outdoor sports, fitness and keeping up with his three sons. He and his wife Ruth reside in Park City.


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