PSN Member Profile

Dr. David True, D. O., FACR – Board Certified Rheumatology provider in Springfield, Missouri.

Dr. David True, D.O.

Member Biography

Dr. True was born in Fayetteville, AR but was mainly raised in El Paso, TX. He received his undergraduate degree the University of Texas at El Paso. (The only university in the state of Texas to win an NCAA men’s basketball national championship!). He graduated from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine located at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

His internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship training were both received at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center on Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. He served a total of 9 years in the USAF before moving on to civilian practice opportunities. He ultimately located here in Springfield in 2010, where he attempts to keep up with the force of nature that is his wife and tries in vain to get his daughter to remember that he was, at one time, her favorite. He has also been employed at Clinvest Research since 2016, where he serves as the Medical Director.

  • Certifications
  • Education

American Board of Internal Medicine -Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine - Certified in Rheumatology

GA State Medical License

KY State Medical License

MO State Medical License

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Fellowship, Rheumatology

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Internal Medicine

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Rheumatology – ACR – Fellow

Publications & Presentations

  • Vertebral anomalies associated with Goldenhar syndrome. Heather C. Yun, David Grayson, David True
  • Disseminated cryptococcal infection in rheumatoid arthritis treated with methotrexate and infliximab. David G True, Mohan Penmetcha, Steven J Peckham
  • Clinical images: Hydroxychloroquine-associated mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation. David G. True, L. Ray Bryant, Mark D. Harris, Richard A. Bernert

Dr. David True

Rheumatologist

Facilities Served

Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare
Mercy Hospital – Carthage

Conditions Treated

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis

Infusion Treatments

  • Infliximab (Remicade)
  • Golimumab (Simponi Aria )
  • Certolizumab (Cimzia)
  • Abatacept (Orencia)
  • Tocilizumab (Actemra)
  • Rituximab (Rituxan)
  • Belimumab (Benlysta)
  • Ustekinumab (Stelara)
  • Zoledronic acid (Reclast)
  • Denosumab (Prolia)
  • Romosozumab (Evenity)

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