Dr James K Hargan

James K. Hargan, MD, DMD

Office

1105 Mary T. Meagher Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
270-737-1733

Date and Place of Birth

June 2, 1968; Louisville, Kentucky

Married

Mary Lynne Donovan, M.S.

Children

Four beautiful children born 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004

Education

1986 North Hardin High School, Radcliff, KY

B.S. Biology
University of Kentucky; Lexington, Kentucky

1994 D.M.D., With High Distinction
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Lexington, Kentucky

1998 M.D., With Distinction
University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky

Postgraduate Training

1998-1999 General Surgery
Internship; University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Lexington, Kentucky

1994 – 2000 Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Lexington, Kentucky

Licensure

Dental: Kentucky
Medical: Kentucky

Undergraduate / Graduate / Post Graduate Honors

1987-1990 Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Pledge Educator, Sing Chairman
1990 Private Pilot Licensure
1987-1990 Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Pledge Educator, Sing Chairman
1990 Private Pilot Licensure
1991-1992 Class Vice-President UK College of Dentistry (UKCD)
1991-1992 Peer Advisor UKCD
1991-1993 Student Host Committee UKCD
1991 and 1992 Student Leader Pre-Matriculation Workshop UKCD
Community Oral Health Educator
1991-1993 Director – Walk-a-thon to benefit Markey Cancer Center
1991-1994 Pre-clinical and didactic tutors UKCD
1991-1993 Student Advisory Council UKCD
1992 Student Research Training Award UKCD
1992-1994 Chairman- American Student Dental Association (UK Chapter)
1992-1993 Academic Excellence Scholarship UKCD
1993-1994 Admissions Committee Member UKCD
1993-1994 Specialized curriculum for advanced training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (UKCD)
1994 Omicron Kappa Upsilon-member
1994 AAOMS Award for outstanding clinical performance in undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1995-1997 Ward O. Griffen Surgery Club-member
1997-1998 Academic Scholarship UK College of Medicine (UKCOM)
1997-1998 Preceptor- Introduction to the Medical Profession (UKCOM )
2003-2004 AMERICA'S TOP DENTISTS AWARD
2003-Present MDInvest: Member, MD Board
2004-Present MDInvest: Chairman, DMD Advisory Board

Membership in Professional Learned Societies

Omicron Kappa Upsilon -Member, 1994-Present
University of Kentucky Medical School Alumni Association – Member, 1998-Present
University of Kentucky Medical School Alumni Assoc. Board Member, 2001-2003
University of Kentucky Dental School Alumni Association- Member, 2000
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons – Member 2001/ Fellow 2002
American Medical Association – Member, 1998-Present
Kentucky Medical Association- Member, 1998-Present
American Dental Association – Member, 1994-Present
Kentucky Dental Association – Member, 1999-Present
Bluegrass Dental Society- Member, 2000 -2002
Kentucky Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons – Member, 2000-present
American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons - Member, 2000-present
International College of Maxilo-Facial Surgeons – Member, 2000-present
The International Congress of Oral Implantologists – Member – 2002-present
The American College of Oral Implantology - Member – 2002-present
The Implant Prosthodontic Section - Member - 2002-present
Jefferson County Medical Society – Member – 2002-2005
Hardin-Larue County Medical Society - Member 2002-present
Louisville Dental Society- Member- 2002 - present
Lexington Medical Society – Lexington, Kentucky – Member, 2000-2002
American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Member, 2000 -2005
Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine – Member, 2000 -2005
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Diplomate 2002
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology- Member 2003-present
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology - Fellow 2005
National Dental Board Anesthesiology - Diplomate 2005
Hardin County A.M. Rotary Club Member 2003-Present ; Board Member (Vocations) 2003-Present
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery: Associate 2005 -present

Appointments / Affiliations

University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
-Assistant Professor / Volunteer Staff – 2000-present
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center; Lexington, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-present
University of Louisville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery / Volunteer Faculty – 2002 –present
Hardin Memorial Hospital – Staff – 2002-present
Clark County Regional Medical Center; Winchester, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
Mary Chiles Hospital; Mt. Sterling, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
St. Claire Hospital; Morehead, Kentucky– Staff – 2001-2002
St. Joseph Hospital; Lexington, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
Central Baptist Hospital; Lexington, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
Samaritan Hospital; Lexington, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
St. Joseph East Hospital: Lexington, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002
Bourbon County Hospital; Paris, Kentucky – Staff – 2000-2002

Research

*The healing of endosseous implants in grafted vs. normal ungrafted bone: (a comparison of osseointegration when the implants and autograft are placed simultaneously, using a sheep and goat model)- submitted for publication 1995

*The Interdependent and Independent Presence of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and arthralgia /myalgia, a quantitative study: (the prevalence of TMDs with secondary myalgia; myalgia with secondary TMD's; and the independent presence of either entity)- not submitted for publication

Published Text

Chapter: Distraction Osteogenesis: an Alternative Therapy for Unstable Condyles: Case Reports. Joseph E. Van Sickels, DDS; James K. Hargan, DMD, MD

Samchukov, M; Cope, J; Cherkashin, A: Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis ISBN: 0323011349

Abstracts

*The healing of endosseous implants in grafted vs. normal ungrafted bone

National Presentations

1993 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (accepted 7-1-1993) Abstract: *The healing of endosseous implants in grafted vs. normal ungrafted bone

Regional Presentations

1993 Kentucky Dental Association
Poster: The healing of endosseous implants in grafted vs. normal ungrafted bone

April 2000 Kentucky Dental Association
Table Clinic: Post-Traumatic Reconstruction – Hard and Soft Tissue

1993 American Student Dental Association Convention, Lexington, Kentucky
Poster: The healing of endosseous implants in grafted vs. normal ungrafted bone

Invited Lectures / Presentations

*Intradepartmental (OMFS)
7-98 “Evaluation of Mandible Fractures”
5-99 “Transfusion Reactions”
5-99 “Pharmacology of Anti-hypertensive Agents”
7-99 “Midface Trauma: Evaluation and Management”
7-99 “Simulated Office Emergencies”
7-99 “Cardiac Arrest Management”
“Iliac Crest Bone Graft: Clinical Anatomy and Surgical Approach”

*Maxillofacial Trauma Conference (Interdepartmental):
5-99 “Jaw Mobility Problems: Prevention and Treatment”

*UK College of Dentistry
“Intravenous Analgesia” OBI-826 Dental Pharmacology
11-2000 - Present (recurring lecture 1-2 times per year)

*St. Claire Medical Center Continuing Education Course
9-2000 “Surgical Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

*ITI Dental Implant System Continuing Education Course
10-2000 Bourbon Community Hospital
Clark Regional Medical Center
St. Claire Hospital

*ITI Dental Implant System Continuing Education Course
St. Joseph Hospital – Keeneland Health Education Center
12-13-01 St. Joseph Hospital – Keeneland Health Education Center

*“Chief’s Forum”: Monthly forum to discuss topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
as they relate to OMFS residents rotating in Medical school and General Surgery

*Bourbon Community Hospital Continuing Education Course
3-2001 “Surgical Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

*St. Joseph Hospital Continuing Education
7-2001 “Somnoplasty: Soft Tissue Ablation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.”

*Heartland Dental Hygiene Society
01-2003 “Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Surgical and Non-surgical options including Somnoplasty”

*Bardstown/Central Kentucky Dental Society
9-2003 "Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Surgical and Non-Surgical options including Somnoplasty"

*Kentucky Society of Endodontists
11-2003 "Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Surgical and Non-surgical options including Somnoplasty"

Dr.s Greg and Gary Inman, Orthodontist private practice "Saving Teeth and Time: Implant use in orthodontics" 11-2003

Dr. John Duplessis, Jr., Orthodontist private pracice "Saving Teeth and Time: Implant use in orthodontics" 12-2003

Hardin County A.M. Rotary Club "Saving Faces. . . . Changing Lives": Lecture covering the entire scope of practice of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery 12-2004

Elizabethtown Independent Schools Career Day: Lectured to groups of High School students about the Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery Profession, scope of practice, educational requirements, what it's like to be a surgeon. 2-2005

Heartland Dental Hygiene Society: "Saving Faces......Changing Lives": 3 hour lecture covering the scope of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery as well as indications for referral to a specialist, complications of surgery, and an emphasis on Cosmetic Facial Surgery and Facial Trauma as requested. 3-2005