Dr. David DeBoer

Dr. DeBoer is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and total joint replacements. 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-edge 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.