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Premier Podiatry & Orthopedics strives to provide quality, professional care using the most modern, advanced medical equipment. We listen to our patients’ unique needs and develop effective treatment plans we feel will produce the best possible outcome. Your health and happiness are always our primary priorities!

If you are tired of living with constant pain and discomfort, make an appointment with Dr. Gavin P. Ripp, Dr. Steve Medawar, Dr. Carolyn N. Winters, Dr. Scott Fujii or Dr. Sean Betesh and find out what we can do to resolve the medical problem that is plaguing you.

Are You in Pain?

Living with pain is not normal – and there’s always something that can be done about it. Contact us today for effective care for all your Orthopedic & Podiatric needs!



We work hard to offer our patients the highest quality orthopedic and podiatric care available at both of our Sacramento area offices. We provide diagnostic and treatment options for a wide range of injuries and medical conditions so you can put pain in the past.

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Gavin Ripp, DPM


Dr. Gavin Ripp enjoys treating all aspects of the foot and ankle. Special interests include reconstructive lower extremity surgery, sports medicine, and pediatrics. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Scott Fujii, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Fujii specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy, taking care of ailments such as rotator cuff tears, ACL injuries, meniscus tears, tendon or ligament tears, and many other sports-related injuries.

Steve Medawar, DPM


Dr. Medawar’s primary focus is to relieve pain and deformity. He believes the practice of medicine should be very personal. He uses drawings, models and pertinent literature to illustrate his patients’ condition. During patient discussions, Dr. Medawar provides options for treatment and explains the importance of patients’ daily participation in their treatment program.

Carolyn Winters, DPM


Dr. Carolyn Winters is excited to join Premier Podiatry & Orthopedics. Originally from Michigan, Dr. Winters is relocating to the area to be closer to family.

Dr. Winters is well trained in both the conservative and surgical management of foot and ankle conditions. She approaches every patient as an individual and strives to deliver great patient care.

Sean Betesh, DPM


Dr. Sean Betesh, DPM joined McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group at the Carmichael and Roseville offices in January 2019.

As an avid runner, you can find him outside of the office on dirt or pavement from Folsom to Auburn. He grew up a multi-sport athlete and also enjoys hiking, golfing, and skiing. He understands what you’re going through, not only from a doctor’s perspective, but from an athlete’s perspective, too!

Michael Denton, PA

Physician Assistant

Michael Denton, PA-C, MPT has been a licensed and certified physician assistant in the Sacramento area for 15-plus years. He graduated from Stanford University PA Program in 2003. He began working in Orthopedics and has spent the majority of his 15 years of practice in that specialty. 

Michael Shea, MD

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Shea specializes in the non-surgical side of sports medicine, including the evaluation of fractures and orthopedic consultation.  His expertise has also extended into physical rehabilitation and fitness training. He has volunteered as a physician for sports at high school and state levels, as well as being a ringside physician at boxing and kickboxing tournaments.

Carmichael Office

6620 Coyle Avenue,
Suite 202

Carmichael, CA 95608

Roseville Office

576 N Sunrise Avenue,
Suite 230

Roseville, CA 95661

Phone: 916-961-3434

Text: 279-800-4542

Fax: 916-961-0540

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm

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