Dr. Gavin Ripp, DPM

Dr. Gavin Ripp, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
33 y/o

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Dr. Gavin Ripp, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery and podiatry.Read his story

McDowell Orthopedics and Podiatry Group

6620 Coyle Ave Ste 202

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
more than 49% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 43% of peers
more than 10% of peers

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Dr. Ripp's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ripp "Dr. Gavin P. Ripp joined McDowell Podiatry in 2014. He received his Bachelor Degree in Economics at Brigham Young University in Provo,UT. While at BYU, he had additional studies in Spanish and Portuguese. After college, Dr. Ripp obtained his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Des Moines University where he graduated in the top ten of his class and was president of the Local Chapter of the Pi Delta National Honor Society Dr. Ripp completed a 3-year surgical residency program at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. This residency program has long been considered one of the elite Foot and Ankle training programs in the United States. During this time, he has worked with some of the top Foot and Ankle surgeons in the country including both the Orthopedic and Podiatric communities. In addition to routine foot and ankle training, he has received advanced training in: Microneurovascular Surgical Training in San Francisco, CA at the M.O.E.T Institute Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago, IL, External Fixation of the Lower Extremity at the Orthofix Institute in Dallas, TX, Foot and Ankle Reconstruction and Traumatology at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, CA. Total Ankle Replacements in Seattle, WA and in San Francisco, CA Foot and Ankle Dermatopathology Mini-Fellowship at Bako Laboratories, Alpharetta, GA. Dr. Ripp is currently board qualified and 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 Dr. Ripp is married and has two children. He is an avid sports fan who loves the outdoors. Born in Texas, he has a passion for BBQ and football. Education: 2006 Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) – Bachelor of Arts in Economics 2007-2011 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) at Des Moines University (Des Moines, IA) – Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 2011-2014 Swedish Medical Center, Seattle WA – Foot and Ankle Surgery Resident Hospital Affiliations: Mercy San Juan Hospital, Carmichael CA Mercy San Juan Surgery Center, Carmichael CA Greater Sacramento Surgery Center, Sacramento CA Awards and Honors: APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship, 2010-2011 Pi Delta National Honor Society 2009-2011 College of Podiatric Medicine Merit Scholarship, 2008-2011 Excellence Award, Surgery Department TA, 2009 University Merit Scholarship, 2007-2008"
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2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ripp does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts

25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Des Moines University / College Of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Swedish Providence Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Arthroscopy Of The Foot and Ankle At The Orthopedic Learning Center In Chicago, Il
    Other Education | Completed 2012
  • Dermatopathology Mini-Fellowship At Bako Laboratories In Alpharetta, Ga
    Other Education | Completed 2014
  • External Fixation Of The Lower Extremity At The Orthofix Institute In Dallas, Tx
    Other Education | Completed 2013
  • Microneurovascular Surgical Training At The M.O.E.T Institute In San Francisco, Ca
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Gavin Ripp, DPM
A professional with a great attitude, warm, personable and he cares!
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