James K. Hargan, MD, DMD

Meet Dr. Hargan

dr james hargan

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”

Drs. Greg and Gary Inman, Orthodontist private practice “Saving Teeth and Time: Implant use in orthodontics” 11-2003

Dr. John Duplessis, Jr., Orthodontist private practice “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