Dean Volkert (username Volkert.D)[1] is a scientist in the Institute in 2287.


He is a physician for the Institute and provides medical services. His services are free of charge and can only be used when the player character is wounded or irradiated.

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This character is a doctor.
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This character is involved in quests.



Dean Volkert appears only in Fallout 4.


  • PCIcon pc The healing service he provides does not cure addictions.[verified]
  • PCIcon pc Like every other physician, he provides healing up to one's maximum Hit Points minus one point.[verified]
  • PCIcon pc Playstation 4Icon ps4 Xbox OneIcon xboxone After the quest A House Divided, he will no longer offer his services and ignore the player character when interacting with him. To fix this, he must be forced into combat, this will refresh his AI. This bug also causes him to be stuck on his terminal and interacting with the terminal won't force him off it.[verified]


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