3125 Dr Russell Smith Way Suite # 1800
Carthage, MO 64836
Dr. David Hargroder is a graduate of LSU Medical School. He completed his surgical residency at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and completed his kidney and liver transplant fellowship in 1993.
He has been in private practice since 1993 and served as vice-chairman and chairman of the Department of Surgery at Mercy Hospital in Joplin from 2008 through 2012.
He currently serves as chairman of the division of General Surgery.
Dr. Hargroder is a trauma surgeon, general surgeon, bariatric surgeon and was the first surgeon trained to perform the Mini-Gastric Bypass by Dr. Robert Rutledge, the founder of the Mini-Gastric Bypass procedure.