Bear Lake Orthopaedics

Injured bones and joints can cause pain and limit your ability to function the way you would like.
We offer a variety of orthopaedic services to help get you back on your feet.

Among the services provided are:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Bone and joint care
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Total joint replacement
  • Sports injury treatment

Dr. Kerry Jepsen, M.D. is a general Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine, orthopaedic
surgery and major trauma, which he has an extensive background in. He recently completed his military
service as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany.
Dr. Jepsen completed his Orthopaedics residency in 2001 at Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio,
Texas and received his M.D. degree from Uniform Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda,
Maryland. Dr. Jepsen’s military medical career took him first to Osan Air Base, Korea, and then to Germany.
He came to Bear Lake Memorial Hospital in October 2009 from Landstuhl, Germany where he was Chief
of Orthopaedic Services at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Dr. Jepsen brings a wide range of
orthopaedic experience to Bear Lake Memorial Hospital.






Joseph P. Dayton, PA- Started with Bear Lake Memorial Hospital with Dr. Kerry Jepsen in the Bear Lake
Orthopaedic Clinic. Dayton was born in Price, UT and delivered by his OB/GYN father. His mother is also in
the medical field and has since retired from the nursing field. He comes from a large family and is number 10
of 12 kids, 11 boys and one girl on the end. He enjoys playing and watching sports. Dayton has spent many
summers working on the family ranch in Cokeville. He graduated from  Mountain View High School is Orem
in 1998. Dayton served a LDS Mission to Argentina. Once he returned, he met his wife Buffy when they were
both playing soccer for Utah Valley University in Orem. There he got his degree in business and returned later
on, to finish two years of pre-requisites before continuing his education at a Physician Assistant school in
Albuquerque, NM. Joe and his wife live in Cokeville and they have six children together. Other than spending
time with his family, he enjoys sports, hunting, fishing, and good movies.



To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jepsen or Joe Dayton, PA call (208) 847-4359.

He is available to see patients in Soda Springs on Mondays, Montpelier on Tuesdays and Preston on Thursdays.

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