Dr. David Hargroder, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 61

Dr. Hargroder
Accepting new patients

David E Hargroder MD

2929 S Grand Ave Carthage, MO 64836

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(417) 206-2900

Dr. David Hargroder, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Carthage, MO. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Joplin. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hargroder to book an appointment.

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Dr. Hargroder is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Joplin Joplin, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Experience and Background Checks


Background Check

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Dr. Hargroder's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hargroder treats Appendicitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hargroder treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hargroder treats Gallstones more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Hargroder treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hargroder treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Hargroder treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Hargroder's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Hargroder accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Alliance (Select Network)-MO
Alliance-MO EPO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Pathway X-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Hargroder's Reviews

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (32)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (32)
  • Explained conditions well (32)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (1)
  • Office environment (1)
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This man is a talented and caring soul that helped me 3 weeks after a back surgery. He is knowledgeable, attention to detail and I recommend him highly for General surgery. This surgery was for multiable hernias,. Retired medical Nurse Kim Lawrence
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What could be improved
No results
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Kim Lawrence in Miami, OK – Dec 10, 2018
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This is the kindest and most capable Dr I have ever met. His surgery saved my life and his staff and the after care was amazing
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
Linda Kress in Columbus , KS – Jun 13, 2018
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I would highly recommend Dr Hargroder & his staff.
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Mary Jane Segrist in Topeka,Kansas – May 11, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. David Hargroder, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. David Hargroder, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hargroder frequently treats Appendicitis, Gallstones, and Cholecystitis and Gallstones. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hargroder treats.

Where is Dr. David Hargroder, MD's office located?

Dr. Hargroder's office is located at 2929 S Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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David E Hargroder MD

David E Hargroder MD2929 S Grand Ave Carthage, MO 64836
Dr. Hargroder General Surgery3125 Dr Russell Smith Way Carthage, MO 64836
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    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Hargroder is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Mercy Hospital Joplin

Joplin, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)