Hari K Parvataneni, M.D., grew up in Jamaica and earned his medical degree at the University of the West Indies School of Medicine before going on to complete his surgical internship at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Orthopaedic surgery residency at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and fellowships in Research at the Hospital for Special Surgery and in Arthroplasty at Massachusetts General Hospital.
He came to UF in 2011 to work in the Department of Orthopaedics and has held several positions in his past, including Associate Professor, Chief of the Division of Arthroplasty, and Associate Residency Program Director while at the University of Miami.
He received the Harry D. Fein award for excellence, professionalism, and compassion in residency in 2006, Teacher of the Year Award by the University of Miami Orthopaedic Residency Program in 2009, Teacher of the Year Award by the University of Florida Orthopaedic Residency Program in 2015 and Exemplary Teacher Award by the University of Florida in 2012 and 2014.
Parvataneni's clinical practice focuses on joint replacement and reconstruction. He has authored several textbook chapters and more than 25 scientific publications.
Parvataneni was elected to membership in the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a fellow member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
Parvataneni currently holds the Peter Gearen, MD Endowed Professorship and is Chief of the Division of Arthroplasty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Florida.