As a highly sought after physician in the Las Vegas Valley, Dr. Steven Harter has spent his career with a personal, down-to-earth, and dignified approach to healthcare. As a Las Vegas high school graduate he went onto receive his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University and The University of Nevada, Las Vegas before attending The University of Nevada School of Medicine. He received his obstetrical and gynecological training at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Harter is an advanced Gynecological Surgeon however; he obtains his most personal satisfaction from his practice of Obstetrics. As a second year medical student he had the privilege of delivering his oldest daughter, after the birth of his daughter he knew he had found his life’s calling. Dr. Harter has a simple philosophy; Birth is a natural, sacred and personal event. As an advocate of natural childbirth, he believes that intervention is necessary only when the safety of the mother and/or infant is endangered. Having participated in hundreds of safe and successful water labors and births he has been the driving force in bringing water births into local hospitals. Numerous midwives in the community and in Women’s Specialty Care endorse Dr. Harter. He welcomes the use of birth coaches and doulas by his patients. Dr. Harter is also widely known for being the leading provider of VBACs, or Vaginal Births After Cesarean in the Las Vegas community.
Dr. Harter has been married to his very patient wife, Shelly since 1983, and they have three children, Danielle, Devin and Dylan. In his rare, but precious spare time, Dr. Harter enjoys snow and water skiing, scuba diving, boating, and any other activity that involves his family.
Locations: Centennial Hills
Hospitals Dr. Harter Delivers at:
Centennial Hills Hospital, Summerlin Hospital, and Mt. View Hospital.
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