Benjamin R. Sumner, PA-C

Ben is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. He evaluates patients during clinic with Dr. Gordon, and then he runs his own clinic a few days a week. He orders and interprets X-rays, performs physical examinations, diagnosis and treats orthopedic/sports injuries, administers therapeutic injections and assists in surgery.

Ben was raised in Park City, Utah where he developed a strong connection with outdoor activities including biking, skiing hiking and camping. He studied wildlife biology at Colorado State University but returned to Utah after graduating to get involved in the medical field. After working in the ER for two years as an EMT, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona to attend Physician Assistant School.

After graduating he returned to the ER as a PA and worked in California’s central valley for two years. He and his wife moved back to Utah in the spring of 2016. He’s thrilled to be working in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine helping fellow skiers, bikers and hikers get back on top of their game.

Education

BS: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO – 2007
PA: Midwestern University, Phoenix, AZ – 2014
Board Certification: Physician Assistant

Care Philosophy

Ben believes in customizing every patient’s treatment by using the best in evidence-based practices to reach both short term and long term goals. Every patient has different needs and resources and Ben makes sure treatments take those into consideration to get the best outcomes possible. The goal is to get people healthy and functioning as pain free as possible by combining physical therapy, injections and surgical interventions.

 

Location(s):


Granger Medical Alta View Sports Medicine - Sandy
9844 S. 1300 E., Ste. 100, Sandy, Utah 84094
801.571.9433
Granger Medical Alta View Sports Medicine - Draper
74 Kimballs Lane, Ste. 230, Draper, Utah 84020
801.571.9433