Meet The Doctor
Oral Surgeon Clayton S. Harper, DDS, MD
Dr. Harper received his certificate of specialty in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the accredited St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York under the leadership of Dr. Vito Carto. After a 6 year residency training at numerous hospitals and clinics throughout New York City, he also completed a fellowship in Orthognathics & Joint Surgery under the advisement of the acclaimed Dr. Douglas P. Sinn.
Dr. Harper completed his bachelor of science in Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin graduating with Highest Honors. He subsequently attended the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School where he attained his DDS also with Highest Honors. He received numerous honors and awards including the prestigious Franklin M. Dolwick Award, the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Award and the Dental Implant Student Award. His interests in the surgical subspecialty lead him to subsequently attend The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Medical School where he attained his MD.
After completing general surgery and anesthesiology requirements at University Hospital San Antonio, he moved to New York City where he received his certificate of specialty in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the accredited St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York. Dr. Harper trained at numerous hospitals and clinics throughout New York City, including hospitals and clinics in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan areas. After completion of his 6-year residency training, his interests lead him to a Dallas, Texas based fellowship in Orthognathics & Joint Surgery under the advisement of the acclaimed Dr. Douglas P. Sinn.
Dr. Harper contributes much of his free time traveling the world for humanitarian efforts and has worked in many third world countries in East Africa, Central America, South America and Haiti. He is currently in private practice in Boulder, Colorado where he practices full-scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Harper is an active member of various professional organizations listed below.
- Colorado Dental Association (CDA)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Colorado Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CSOMS)
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (AAOMS)
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists (ADSA)