David Volgas, MD

David Volgas, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery in Springfield, MO


 (417) 875-3846

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Volgas


Dr. David Volgas, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in Columbia, Missouri, specializing in the treatment of fractures, soft tissue injuries and complications of trauma. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Missouri. He is affiliated with Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, University of Missouri Health Care, and Cox Medical Centers.

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Services Offered



Foot and ankle surgery
Clinical research
Healthcare outcomes research
Limb lengthening and reconstruction
Shoulder and elbow traumatology
Foot and ankle traumatology
Hip and knee traumatology
Orthopaedic traumatology
Pelvic fractures
Fracture management/repair
Internal Fracture Fixation

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma, 1997 - 1997

Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 1994 - 1995

Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1993

Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1987 - 1988

University of Tennessee
Class of 1987

Rhodes College (Formerly Southwestern at Memphis)
B.A., Business Administration, 1978

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Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery

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Medical Licenses

MO State Medical License
2010 - 2020

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Work Experience


RS Radiology
Springfield, MO
2018 - Present


L E Cox Medical Centers
Springfield, MO
2018 - Present

Associate Professor with Tenure, Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, MO
Program Director, orthopaedic residency
2010

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Hospital Affiliations

Cox Medical Centers
Current Affiliation
Springfield, MO

University of Missouri Health Care
Current Affiliation
Columbia, MO

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital
Current Affiliation
Columbia, MO

CoxHealth
Former Affiliation
Springfield, MO

Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Former Affiliation
Columbia, MO

Capital Regional Hospital
Former Affiliation
Jefferson City, MO

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Awards

Best Doctors in America

Selected as “Highlight Paper” for presentation
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2009

Kurt M.W. Niemann, M.D. Faculty Teaching Award
UAB Orthopaedic Residency, 2001

President, Honor Council
UT School of Medicine, 1986

Health Professional Scholarship Program
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 1983

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Professional Memberships

Orthopaedic Trauma Association - OTA
Fellow

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - AAOS
Fellow

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Publications



PubMed

Use of the Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Room for Open Tibia and Femur Fractures: Does It Make a Difference?
Journal of orthopaedic trauma
Steeby, S. F., Harvin, W. H., Worley, J. R., Della Rocca, G. J., Volgas, D. A., Stannard, J. P., Crist, B. D.
6/12/2018

Evaluating the Duration of Prophylactic Post-Operative Antibiotic Agents after Open Reduction Internal Fixation for Closed Fractures.
Surgical infections
Crist, B. D., Oladeji, L. O., Della Rocca, G. J., Volgas, D. A., Stannard, J. P., Greenberg, D. D.
5/22/2018

Total Knee Arthroplasty versus Osteochondral Allograft: Prevalence and Risk Factors following Tibial Plateau Fractures.
The journal of knee surgery
Oladeji, L. O., Dreger, T. K., Pratte, E. L., Baumann, C. A., Stannard, J. P., Volgas, D. A., Rocca, G. J., Crist, B. D.
4/19/2018

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Journal Article

The viability of cells obtained using the Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator system and in bone graft from the iliac crest.
The Bone and Joint Journal
Uppal H, Peterson B, Misfeldt M, Della Rocca GJ, Volgas DA, Murtha YM, Stannard JP, Choma T, Crist BD
9/1/2013

Evaluation and management of an irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation
J Knee Surg
Capito N, Gregory MH, Volgas D, Sherman SL
3/19/2013

Co-management of geriatric patients with hip fractures: a retrospective, controlled, cohort study
Geriatric Orthop Rehab
Della Rocca GJ, Moylan KC, Crist BD, Volgas DA, Stannard JP, Mehr DR
1/1/2013

Lecture

Moderator, Module 3 – Soft Tissue
1/18/2013
Las Vegas, NV

Lecturer, Table Instructor, Proximal Humerus, Module 7 - Special Fracture Problems
10/18/2012
St. Louis, MO

Lecturer, Table Instructor, Module 4 - Open Fractures
8/18/2012
Seattle, WA

Abstract

Reliability of an Adaptive Computer-Based Patient Outcomes Scoring Tool In Orthopaedic Trauma Patients, Poster #125
2012 Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting
Crist BD, Della Rocca GJ, Volgas DA, Stannard JP
10/3/2012
Minneapolis, MN

Pie crusting reduces skin tension during closure of open wounds: a cadaveric animal study. Poster #51
2012 Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, International Meeting
Della Rocca GJ, Crawford A, Dailey T, Crist BD, Stannard JP, Volgas DA, Pfeiffer, F
10/3/2012
Minneapolis, MN

Cell viability and osteogenic potential of bone graft obtained via iliac crest versus reamer irrigator aspirator (RIA) Abstract #16
2012 Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting. International Meeting.
Uppal H, Peterson B, Misfeldt M, Murtha YM, Della Rocca GJ, Stannard JP, Volgas DA, Choma T, Crist BD
10/3/2012
Minneapolis, MN

Book Chapter

Techniques and Principles for the Operating Room
Volgas DA
1/1/2010

Trauma: Contemporary Principles and Therapy
Volgas DA, Stewart RL
1/1/2008

Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma
Volgas DA
3/1/2007

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