David J. Dean, D.O.

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Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. David Dean is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in providing care for the elbow, hip, knee, and shoulder. He is highly skilled at performing a wide array of treatment options, including injections, joint replacement, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Dean is also committed to working with each of his patients to find a treatment plan that meets their needs and gets them back to enjoying the activities they love.

After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Dr. Dean attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he graduated with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. Following medical school, he completed an internship and his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at St. Joseph Warren Hospital in Warren, Ohio.  Dr. Dean also has advanced education and training in performing robotic-arm assisted orthopaedic procedures. Please use the button below to learn more about these procedures.

Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Procedures

In his free time, Dr. Dean enjoys scuba diving, weight lifting, and listening to live music. 

Dr. Dean is available to see patients at our locations in Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Niceville.



    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, 2000
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA, 2004

    Surgical Training

    • Traditional Rotating Internship: St. Joseph Warren Hospital, Warren, OH, 2004 – 2005
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: St. Joseph Warren Hospital, Warren, OH, 2005 – 2009

    Surgical Interests

    • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Tendon Repair
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Shoulder Replacement

    Professional Affiliations

    • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    • United States Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel