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Specializing in Advanced Orthopaedic Treatments

Dr. Harter offers comprehensive care for a wide range of bone and joint conditions using the latest non-surgical and surgical procedure to maximize patient outcomes.

Dean Harter
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Dr. HarterBoard Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Dean Harter is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1988. Dr. Harter is affiliated with WVU Medicine Parkersburg Orthopaedics at Parkersburg, WV.

Highly Trained and Experienced Surgeon

  • Fellowship in elbow surgery from the Mayo Clinic
  • Residency in orthopaedic surgery from the Geisinger Medical Center
  • Internship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery from the Alfred I. Dupont Institute
  • Flight Surgery internship from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute
  • General Surgery internship from the Portsmouth Naval Hospital

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Innovative Treatments for Your Joints

  • Total Shoulder Replacement

    It is an advanced surgical procedure in which the damaged or worn out articulating surfaces of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.

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  • Partial Knee Joint Replacement

    Partial knee replacement is a minimally invasive surgery in which only the damaged compartment of the knee is replaced with an implant.

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    My initial assessment for a consultation, nursing staff and X-ray techs are great ,efficient, not kept long and everyone moves along freely. I met Dr ... Read more

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    Good guy- no nonsense- gets to the problem--fixes the problem! R shoulder=perfect!!! I may even take boxing lessons- (not kidding) Going back for TKR.... Read more

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    I had Bilateral knees done, it was my choice. I had seen Dr.Harter and he agreed to do both, I'm very happy with results, Dr Harter and his staff did ... Read more

Patient Educational Videos & Resources

Watch Educational Videos that make it easy to understand the orthopaedic conditions we treat as well as the various treatment options available.

WVU Medicine Parkersburg Orthopaedics

2012 Garfield Ave, Suite 1
Parkersburg, WV 26101

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  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Select Medical Corporation
  • Geisinger Health
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego