Dr. Newswander born in Utah, began his studies as a pre-med student at Utah State University.
After graduating, he pursued his interest in podiatry at the California College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Newswander completed a residency at Carl T. Hayden VA Hospital in Phoenix and opened his own practice in 2003. His research has been featured in numerous medical publications, and in several presentations and lectures around the state.
Dr. Newswander is actively involved with the training process and as a Surgical Attending Physician for the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center. He is also a preceptor for the Midwestern University Medical School and has received many certifications and awards. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Board Certified with American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He has received the Phoenix’s Top Docs award and the Guardian Angel award from Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. Throughout his career, Dr. Newswander has served in various roles on many medical boards, including board president. Dr. Newswander has served as Chief of Surgery at Gilbert Hospital and Chief of Staff at both Gilbert and Florence Hospitals.
Dr. Jeppesen is a foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in diabetic limb salvage and reconstruction, forefoot reconstruction, pediatric deformities, sports medicine, lower extremity biomechanics, primary podiatric medicine, with special training emphasis on foot and ankle deformity reconstruction and trauma.
Dr. Jeppesen completed his podiatric surgical residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Sacramento, where he was appointed as the Chief Resident at all Sacramento area Kaiser Hospitals. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Midwestern University, where he earned distinction as a member and vice president of the Pi Delta National honor society and graduated in the top ten percent of his class.