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Mark T. Dean, M.D.


Gender:   Male

Beaufort Orthopaedic Sports & Spine Center
1076 Ribaut Road, Suite 101
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902 »Directions
Phone: (843) 525-0045
Port Royal Plaza
95 Mathews Drive
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926 »Directions
Phone: (843) 681-2363


Throughout his extensive career, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Mark Dean has performed more than 14,000 surgeries on pediatric, adult and senior patients. After graduating from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Dean completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery and followed with fellowship training in shoulder and knee surgery, and sports medicine at the renowned Steadman-Hawkins Clinic. With a primary focus on sports medicine for active patients of all ages, his areas of expertise also include rehabilitation and surgical reconstruction of shoulder and knee injuries.

Dr. Dean is experienced in elbow, shoulder, knee, ligament, tendon and hip diagnosis and treatment including minimally invasive surgery and nonsurgical treatments. With longtime involvement in sports injury diagnosis and treatment at both the recreational and professional levels, he is experienced in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and rotator cuff surgeries well as treatment for foot and ankle fractures, injuries and dislocations. Post-surgery, Dr. Dean helps patients maximize mobility and function for today’s demanding, high-activity lifestyles.

Dr. Dean is a sought-after orthopaedic lecturer and contributor to academic publications including the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, and the Handbook of Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Hawkins Shoulder Society and Society for Tennis and Sports Medicine.

Special Interests: Shoulder and knee surgery, sports medicine

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, D., M.D.


  • Orthopaedics, Parkland Memorial Hospital, May 1990


  • Orthopaedics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, May 1994


  • Sports medicine, Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado, May 1995

Board Certification(s)

  • Yes


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Hawkins Shoulder Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Society for Tennis and Sports Medicine

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