Dr. Lonnie Chipman

Dr. Lonnie Chipman

After 28 years with Vail-Summit Orthopaedics, Dr. Lonnie Chipman retired in 2009. He joined the practice in 1981, soon after it was founded by his partner Dr. John Gottlieb. Dr. Chipman specialized in all types of trauma cases with an emphasis on knee, foot and ankle, but he especially enjoyed the challenge of addressing more complex injuries.

Dr. Chipman completed his residency in 1978 at Temple University Hospital before receiving both his medical degree and undergraduate degree from the University of Utah.  

He is an avid cyclist and is enjoying retirement with his wife and Rhodesian Ridgeback dog named Copper.

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  • Temple University Hospital 1978
  • University of Utah

Dr. Chipman's Patient Stories

Jennifer Chick-Gray
Procedure: L-4 L-5 Micro-Discectomy
After slipping and falling on ice, Jennifer struggled with low back pain for over 12 years. Learn More