Mark T. Dean, M.D.

DeanMark T. Dean, M.D. is a board-certified specialist in orthopaedic surgery with a particular expertise in sports medicine and shoulder and knee injuries. After completing his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, he received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Dean completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Subsequently, Dr. Dean did a fellowship in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine at the prestigious Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Dean has contributed many academic articles and book chapters to such publications as the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, and the Handbook of Sports Medicine.

NewMarkDeanPhotoAdditionally, he has lectured at the regional and national level on orthopedic topics with particular emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries, skiing, tennis and golf-related injuries. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has served as a board member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Fellowship Exam Committee in Sports Medicine. Locally, Dr. Dean serves as the team physician for many area high school athletic teams and as a consultant to elite tennis and golf academies. He has also served as a team physician for the Denver Broncos, the United States Disabled Ski Team, the United States Pro Ski Tour and the United States Olympic Ski Team. He is married to Brooke Dean, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, and has three children, Hunter, Elise and Jenna.

Dr. Dean’s primary focus is sports medicine for active patients of all ages, with an emphasis on rehabilitation and surgical reconstruction of shoulder and knee injuries. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Dean has performed more than 14,000 surgeries on adult and pediatric patients, including high school, college and professional athletes, as well as senior athletes.