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.
Education & Training
Associate Professor with Tenure, Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Missouri - Columbia
Program Director, orthopaedic residency
Cox Medical Centers
University of Missouri Health Care
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital
Selected as “Highlight Paper” for presentation
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2009
Use of the Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Room for Open Tibia and Femur Fractures: Does It Make a Difference?
J Orthop Trauma
Steeby, S. F.,Harvin, W. H.,Worley, J. R.,Della Rocca, G. J.,Volgas, D. A.,Stannard, J. P.,Crist, B. D.
Hinged external fixation in the treatment of knee dislocations: a prospective randomized study.
J Bone Joint Surg Am
Stannard, J. P.,Nuelle, C. W.,McGwin, G.,Volgas, D. A.
2014 Feb 07
Prevalence of abuse and intimate partner violence surgical evaluation (PRAISE) in orthopaedic fracture clinics: a multinational prevalence study.
Sprague S Bhandari M Della Rocca GJ Goslings JC Poolman RW Madden K Simunovic N Dosanjh S Schemitsch EH
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
Evaluation and management of an irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation
J Knee Surg
Capito N, Gregory MH, Volgas D, Sherman SL
Lecturer, Table Instructor, Proximal Humerus, Module 7 - Special Fracture Problems
St. Louis, MO
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
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
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