March 17, 2023 Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes G. Dean Harter, MD, as Medical Director for Orthopaedic Surgery.

After earning his medical degree at West Virginia University, Dr. Harter completed the orthopaedic surgery residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania, and the pediatric orthopaedic surgery residency at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware. His clinical interests include complex shoulder surgery; elbow injuries and elbow joint replacement; arthritis surgery; and arthroscopy.

Dr. Harter is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds professional memberships in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Dr. Harter was Clinical Associate Professor at West Virginia University and Chief, Geisinger Shoulder and Elbow Institute at Geisinger Medical Center.

Dr. Harter is seeing new patients at the Rosner Family Health and Wellness Center, 3450 11th Court in Vero Beach. Patients may schedule an appointment with Dr. Harter by calling 877.463.2010


About Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, part of Cleveland Clinic’s regional health system in Florida, is a 332-bed hospital in Vero Beach and offers comprehensive medical services to the Treasure Coast community. One of Cleveland Clinic’s five hospitals in Florida, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is dedicated to achieving excellent outcomes. Guided by a Patients First philosophy, healthcare professionals represent specialties including orthopaedics, heart and vascular medicine, neurosurgery, stroke, gastroenterology, bariatrics and labor and delivery. With locations across Indian River County that include outpatient facilities, urgent care centers and a diagnostic center, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital has a 24-hour emergency department. Cleveland Clinic’s regional health system in Florida is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where providing outstanding patient care is based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Physicians at Cleveland Clinic are experts in the treatment of complex conditions that are difficult to diagnose. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.