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G. Dean Harter, M.D. Board 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.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in elbow surgery from the Mayo Clinic in 2006
  • Orthopaedic surgery residency from the Geisinger Medical Center in 1997
  • Pediatric orthopaedic surgery internship from the Alfred I. Dupont Institute in 1996
  • Flight surgery internship from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in1991
  • General surgery internship from the Portsmouth Naval Hospital, 1989

Dr. Harter is a speaker at many Regional, National and International CME courses. He also offers preoperative patient education program. Dr. Harter has performed numerous shoulder arthroplasty procedures and has a special interest in Partial Knee Replacement and Revision Knee Replacement. His key interests include the treatment of a variety of upper extremity disorders including fractures, arthritis, and rotator cuff disorders. You can visit Dr. Harter for all your shoulder and elbow conditions. He also performs hip/knee reconstruction procedures.

Dr. Harter is a designer of Shoulder Arthroplasty and Fracture Fixation Systems. He is also a member of the faculty team to train other surgeons for Partial Knee Replacement and Revision Knee Replacement.

“Dr. Harter is passionate about orthopaedic surgery and works tirelessly for his patients.”

  • 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