Dean Showalter, PA-C
Dean is a Physician Assistant to Dr. Joshua Carothers, specializing in total knee and hip replacements and adult reconstruction at NMOA’s Center for Joint Replacement Surgery. Dean has been practicing since 2001, and he describes his role as a “physician extender.” The two work together in every aspect of the practice, including clinical evaluations and postoperative follow-up.
Dean finds great professional rewards in seeing patients who were once in pain now happy as a result of their successful surgery. Dean enjoys traveling and sharing his experiences with patients outside of the clinic.
Education and Experience
- University of New Mexico, Physician Assistant Studies