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MEET Robert L. Cameto Summit Orthopedic Specialists


A practicing orthopedic surgeon for more than 30 years in the Carmichael area, Dr. Robert L. Cameto was a founding member of Summit Orthopedic Specialists when it opened its doors in 1995.

Dr. Cameto earned his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine. He then completed a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Cameto subsequently completed an advanced fellowship at the Duchess of Kent Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Hong Kong. Dr. Cameto is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Nothing is more rewarding to Dr. Cameto than seeing his patients back on their feet, being active and living a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Cameto has a deep, first-hand understanding of the issues patients are faced with and feels strongly about the surgical and non-surgical treatment options he can provide for them. He enjoys working with patients through their evaluation, treatment, and recovery to ensure the quickest return to normal activity. As a lifelong athlete, Dr. Cameto understands his patients’ needs and works with them to deliver the best possible treatment plans.

Personalized Patient Care

Dr. Cameto works with each patient closely from initial treatment through follow-up care to ensure a quick and healthy return to normal activity. In addition to his practice, Dr. Cameto is an avid skier and a member of the doctors’ volunteer ski patrol at Alpine Meadows. He also serves as team doctor for the Del Campo High School football team.

In his spare time, Dr. Cameto and his wife enjoy training for and competing in triathlons. The physicians and staff of Summit Orthopedic Specialists are committed to preserving the lifestyles of his patients. As a result, patients benefit from individualized, high-quality care designed to restore their health and function. Summit Orthopedic Specialists provides the most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options in all aspects of orthopedic care. Offering services for all extremity injuries and same-day appointments, patient access to care is a top priority.

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Mercy San Juan Medical Center
  • Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center
  • San Juan Surgery Center
  • Sutter Sierra Surgery Center
  • Roseville Surgery Center
  • Grass Valley Surgery Center
Robert Cameto MD - Sacramento Orthopedic Surgeon

Words to Live By

Do not sit still, or you will get rusty. Never stop learning. Listen; when in doubt, listen again.

- My Father

Just for the Fun of It

Dr. Cameto enjoys skiing, biking, swimming, working in his garden, and growing vegetables. He lives close to the American River Parkway and enjoys hiking, biking, and skipping rocks with his three grandchildren.

Professional Societies

  • American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOC)
  • California Orthopedic Association
  • California Medical Society

Professional Appointments & Positions

  • Advanced fellowship at the Duchess of Kent Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Hong Kong
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Speaking Engagements

  • Presentations in relation to orthopedic subject matter for Mercy/Dignity

6620 Coyle Avenue, Ste 303, Carmichael, CA 95608

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