David K. DeBoer, MD
|David K. DeBoer, MD
"The surgeons and medical staff at SJRI work with patients during all phases of joint care. Our goal is to see that our patients are well prepared for their hospitalization, physical therapy and post-op care. We believe this makes the surgery process proceed more smoothly for the patients and their families."
Dr. DeBoer is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and total joint replacement. He holds two degrees from Vanderbilt University; a medical doctorate and a master's degree in biomedical engineering.
After finishing his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt hospital, Dr. DeBoer completed a fellowship under Dr. Michael Christie in 1996. He, along with Dr. Christie, co-founded Southern Joint Replacement Institute in 1999. Their goal was to create a physician's practice that "strives to combine quality patient care with state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edger research."
Dr. DeBoer is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has authored several chapters in leading textbooks for joint replacement and serves as the orthopaedic Chief of Staff at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN. In 2003 Dr DeBoer was inducted into the American Association of Knee and Hip Surgeons.
- Chief, Department of Orthopaedics
Baptist Hospital, 2000
- Assistant Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Vanderbilt Medical Center, 2001-present
- Board Certification
- 1998, 2008
- Fellowship in Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1995-1996
- Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1991-1995
- Medical Doctorate
Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1990
- Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University, 1986
- Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Chemistry
Westmar College, 1983
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Medical Association
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