Dr. David Edgerton J.R.

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                              David Edgerton J.R., D.O.




July 2007-Present                         St.  Mary’sMedical Center                                                      BlueSprings,MO

                                                                                                                                                                                      Orthopedic Resident

·         Currently a PGY-5 completing residency training at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO.  with additional training received at North Kansas City Hospital, Cameron Regional Medical Center, Carrollton Hospital, Ray County Hospital, Childrens Mercy Hospital, Menorah Hospital, University Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV. and various outpatient surgery centers located in and around the Kansas City metro area.

·         Rotating internship format, with clinical experience gained in General Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Internal Medicine.

·         Kansas City University of Medicine  and Biosciences, Associate Clinical Faculty



2004-2007                  Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences                                Kansas City, MO/Wichtia, KS 

Medical Student

·         Full  time medical student completing both didactic and clinical studies in various locations.

·         Successful completion of requirements for graduation as well as steps I, II, and III of medical education boards.



1999-2004                            Wichita Fire Department                                               Wichita, KS


Firefighter/Rescue Team/ EMT I-D/ 80 hr. Hazmat Technician

·         Full time/paid firefighter with structural and wildland training/experience. Apparatus operator with endorsements on a variety of vehicle platforms. Specialized training in fire suppression, hazardous materials, and extrication.  Responsible for battalion wide recertification in CPR and AED use/application.

·         Member of the Technical Rescue Team responsible for intervention in high angle, swiftwater, trench/heavy, dive, and technical rescue situations.

·         EMT I-D tasked with emergency care in the prehospital setting.

·         Technician level trained in hazardous material response.



1995-2002                                          Via Christi,St. Francis/Riverside Hospitals                      Wichita,KS                                     

Emergency Care Technician

·         Responsible for a variety of patient care activities including phlebotomy, EKG’s, and fracture stabilization/casting



1993-1995                            Hazmat Response  Inc.                    Olathe, KS/Wichita, KS


Hazardous Materials Technician

·         Emergency response role in hazardous materials.

·         Site supervisor/project manager on scheduled remediation.

·         Equipment operator with training on various apparatus.





2007 Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences       Kansas City, MO.

·         Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

2001  Wichita State University       Wichita. KS.

·         B.A., General Studies


1996  Hutchinson Community College       Hutchinson, KS.

·         A.A., Associate of Arts and Sciences

·         Departmental scholar, Biological sciences, fall 1995, spring






  • New Technologies In Orthopedics Orthopedic Training Inservice, North Kansas City Hospital  Kansas City, MO. December 2011


  • Nepal Medical Mission Trip with/sponsored by World Outreach Foundation of Kansas City    Pokhara, Nepal October 2011


  • ASI THA, Orthopedic Training Inservice, North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City, MO. October 2010.


  • Pediatric Elbow Fractures, Grand Rounds Presentation, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO. February 2010.


  • Plantar Fasciitis, Grand Rounds Presentation, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.  May 2009.


  • Research associate, Via Christi, St. Francis/KU School of Medicine,Wichita, KS, 2006-2007.


    • Case presentations: Hemorrhagic Endometrioma and Diaphragmatic Hernia with Gastric Volvulus, presented at the American College of Surgeons, Kansas Chapter, Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kansas, September 2006.


    • Member of the IAFF EMS committee, formed to evaluate response characteristics and address consolidation/integration of emergency services in Sedgwick County, Kansas.  August 2003-2004.



Specialty Courses


  • Biomet Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Course.  Kansas City, MO. December 2011


  • Exactech Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Miami, FL.  September 2011


  • Biomet Anterior Hip Course, Long Island, NY.  August 2011


  • OTA Trauma Course,  Rosemont, IL.  March 2009


  • Depuy Hip and Knee Arthroplasty,  Dallas, TX.  October 2009


  • AO Basic Fracture Management Course,  Madison, WI.  September 2008


  • BLS, ACLS and ATLS certifications held