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Clayton Dean, M.D.
Clayton L. Dean, M.D.
Clayton L. Dean, M.D., received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
was awarded membership to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society
General Surgery internship and Orthopedic Surgery residency at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
in Cleveland, Ohio.
then completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery at The Emory Orthopaedic and Spine Center at the Emory University School of Medicine
in Atlanta, Georgia, where he
received advanced training in the management of adult and pediatric spinal disorders.
brings a commitment to excellence in patient care and an unparalleled focus on clinical advancements.
Prior to joining Mercy, Dr. Dean served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine.
brings special expertise in the areas of minimally invasive spine surgery, surgery of the cervical spine, and motion preservation techniques including artificial disk replacement.
In addition, he
has received extensive training in the treatment of degenerative conditions, spinal deformity, and spine tumors using the most modern technology.
has authored 10 peer-reviewed scientific articles with another 10 manuscripts submitted or in preparation.
has been the invited presenter of more than 25 scientific presentations at national and international meetings.
is the recipient of the Cervical Spine Research Society J. William Fielding Award and the Scoliosis Research Society Louis A. Goldstein Award.