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David True, DO, joins OMC Rheumatology

David True, DO, joins OMC Rheumatology

David True, DO, Board Certified Rheumatologist, recently joined Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Rheumatology. Dr. True provides diagnosis (detection) and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and systemic autoimmune conditions commonly referred to as rheumatic diseases. These diseases can affect the joints, muscles, and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness and deformity. Your primary care provider can determine if you should be referred to rheumatologist.

He will travel from Springfield to see patients on Tuesdays, at OMC Rheumatology, 2900 Independence Square, West Plains. He and his family have lived in the Springfield area since 2010, relocating to the Ozarks because of its family friendly community and proximity for travel. He resides there with his wife and daughter. They enjoy attending their daughter’s volleyball games and horseback competitions.

Dr. True is looking forward to practicing in West Plains as he strives to serve our communities through his specialty. He is board certified in both rheumatology and internal medicine. Prior to practicing in the Ozarks, Dr. True completed a residency program at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Lackland AFB, Texas.Dr. True earned his Medical Degree from University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas, Fort Worth. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at University of Texas at El Paso.

Dr. True also brings a wealth of research experience to the practice. He currently also serves as Medical Director for Clinvest Research in Springfield. Clinvest is a locally owned, research company that participates in clinical trials studying drugs that can help people feel better. They have a long history of involvement in migraine and other headache trials and also actively study drugs for the treatment of several different types of arthritis.

“We are so pleased to welcome Dr. True to OMC,” said Pam Ream, Vice President, OMC Medical Group. “He brings a unique skill set through his wealth of medical and research experience. His dedication to both his specialty and the community will be an asset to OMC.”

Dr. True joins rheumatologists Dr. Anthony Tay, and Dr. Melinda Reed at OMC Rheumatology located at 2900 Independence Square in West Plains. For more information, call 417-256-1764.

Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit www.OzarksMedicalCenter.com.

Dr. David True, Board Certified Rheumatologist.


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