Harold K. Dunn, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Orthopaedics - Professor

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Office Information

  • 801-587-5400
  • University Orthopaedic Center
    590 Wakara Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Professor and Former ChairmanSpecialty: Adult ReconstructionMedical School: Baylor UniversityResidency: Baylor College of MedicineDr. Dunn has three areas of special interest, reconstruction of the adult hip and knee, scoliosis and biomechanics. He trained at the Baylor University College of Medicine, and completed his residency there. Dr. Dunn served for twenty-five years as chairman of the Department of Orthopedics. He occasionally lectures for the residents and does small administrative assignments. His memberships include the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the Western Orthopedic Association. Dr. Dunn is the first recipient of the Louis S. Peery, M.D., Presidential Endowed Chair in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Utah.Recent Publications:Smith JT, Gollogly S, Dunn HK. Simultaneous anterior-posterior approach through a costotransversectomy for the treatment of congenital kyphosis and acquired kyphoscoliotic deformities. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005; 87(10):2281-2289. [abstract], [full-text] (UofU only).Dunn HK. Achieving Correct Alignment in Total Knee Arthoplasty. 21st Annual Hip, Knee and Shoulder Symposium. Salt Lake City, Utah. 2005.Dunn HK. Epoch Hip Stem. 21st Annual Hip, Knee and Shoulder Symposium. Salt Lake City, Utah. 2005.

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency Baylor College University
Residency University of New Mexico Hospital
General Surgery
Internship Baylor College of Medicine
Professional Medical Baylor College University
Undergraduate Texas Christian University