Kathryn SchabelM.D.

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine


  • Orthopaedics and rehabilitation

Special focus on

  • Adult Reconstruction Surgery
  • Complex Limb Salvage
  • Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Peri-operative Nutrition
  • Revision Joint Replacements

I see patients at


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 My goal is to improve my patients' quality of life by helping them solve their hip and knee complaints. I am dedicated to providing comprehensive operative and non-operative care. My approach is to avoid surgery when possible and provide safe, effective surgery when necessary. I want my patients to feel empowered to participate in their orthopaedic treatment plans. I want to help my patients' achieve their functional goals and restore or maintain a healthy and happy active lifestyle. Joint replacements are effective surgeries that can transform people's lives from debilitated to nearly pain-free and it is an honor to provide this service to my community.


  • M.D., 2003, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency:

    • Orthopaedic surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Fellowship:

    • Adult reconstruction, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Certifications:

    • Board certified in orthopaedic surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011, recertified through 2031


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Patient ratings

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