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Spence D. Harper, Dpm - Heber City

Spence D. Harper, Dpm - Heber City

190 N Main St | Heber City, UT 84032

Call 435-709-7339
Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
  • Practicing directly in Heber City
  • Experience matters!
  • Diabetic Shoes
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Podiatric Deformities
  • Podiatric Disorder Treatment
  • Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Podiatric Paralytic Treatment
  • Podiatric Sports Therapy
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatrists
Description

Board Certified in Foot Surgery with 14 years of experience in direct patient care. Advanced surgical techniques utilized, compassionate care, and experience mean the best possible outcomes. Why trust your feet to anyone else? An Advanced Foot and Ankle Center physician can see you today!

My commitment to podiatric medicine is to provide the best possible care considering the patient need and desire by maintaining honesty and integrity through care and compassion. I want to build long-term relationships with my patients and their families by earning their respect and trust.

Podiatry is a field of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, knee, and hip (collectively known as the lower extremity).

As a doctor of podiatric medicine, I aim to improve the overall health and well-being of patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the foot and ankle, specifically.

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Dr. Spence D. Harper
Dr. Spence D. Harper

Board Certified in Foot Surgery

A strong educational background

A good education cannot be compromised. Dr. Harper completed his undergraduate training at The University of Utah. He was accepted into the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (FKA Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine) and graduated with honors in 1994.

Residency

He completed a two (2) year surgical residency, in 1996, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Chicago, where he served as the chief resident in his final year.
Certifications

In 1996, Dr. Harper became a diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons.

Dr. Harper is certified in the use of Shockwave treatment (Dornier and Ossatron) for plantar fasciitis (heel spur syndrome), and in the use of endoscopic and arthroscopic procedures of the foot and ankle. These all require special training and certification.
Professional Memberships

Dr. Harper is an active member of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Utah Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Harper serves as an attending physician at many of the major hospitals in Utah.

Dr. Harper is an active member of the Mountain West Podiatric Group where he has previously served as President.

Dr. Harper is part of Advanced Foot and Ankle, located in the new office building attached to Salt Lake Regional Hospital. AFAC offers advanced reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle as well as advanced diabetic foot care. The meeting rooms and office operatory suites are frequently utilized for advanced training on new surgical techniques.

Hospital and Surgical Center Affiliations

St. Marks Hospital, 1200 East 3900 South, Salt Lake City, Ut, 84124, 801-268-7111. He has previously served as Chairman of the Podiatry Division at St. Mark’s.

LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue and C Street, Salt Lake City, Ut, 84143. 801-408-1100.

Heber Valley Medical Center, 1471 South Hwy 40, Heber City, Ut, 84032, 435-654-2576.

SCA, also known as Salt Lake Surgical and formally known as The Health South Surgical Center, 617 East 3900 South, Salt Lake City, Ut, 84107.

Intermountain Medical Center, 5121 South Cottonwood Street, Murray, Ut, 84157, 801-507-7000.

Intermountain Surgical Center, 36 S. State Street, Salt Lake City, Ut, 84111, 801-442-4000.

St. Mark's Surgical Center
4500 S. 357 E.
SLC, UT.

Clinical Research and Trials

Dr. Harper has successfully completed multiple Diabetic Ulceration and Bunion (Pain) studies.

He is currently participating in Bunion and Ulceration clinical research trials with Jean Brown Research. You can obtain more information by contacting Dr. Harper's office at 801-274-9062.

Keeping up with developments in foot and ankle care

The field of podiatric medicine is always changing. By keeping up with the changes in podiatric medicine, Dr. Harper can provide you with the best possible care using the latest technology, medical procedures, and medications available. There are many ways for a podiatrist to stay abreast of new developments in our field and Dr. Harper believes that staying actively involved in professional associations, networking with colleagues, continuing education through seminars and conferences, subscribing to professional subscriptions as well as participating in professional mentoring programs such as residency programs. These all aide in keeping his skills refined and keeping him informed.

The personal side of Dr. Harper

Dr. Harper is married with three great kids. He is an avid outdoorsman. He finds down time by fishing, camping, hunting, and ATVing with his family. He also likes to tool around the yard on his tractor or take a ride in his 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser.

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