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Archie A. Heddings, MD

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Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Professional Background

Archie A. Heddings MD, is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery specializing in the treatment of fractures and complications of fractures. Dr Heddings attended Kansas University Medical School where he received his M.D. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Kansas Hospital. He attended the Twin Cities Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He then returned to The University of Kansas Health System after his fellowship to join the Orthopedic Department as a traumatologist.

Education and Training
  • MD, Medicine, Univ. of Kansas-Medical Ctr.
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Orthopedic Trauma, Hennepin County/Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Board Certification in Orthopaedic Trauma, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Kansas State License, State of Kansas
  • Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas Orthopaedic Society, Inc., Member, 2006 - Present

Current Research and Grants
  • Identifying Predictive Factors for Trauma Recidivism , self funded, Other
  • The BIOBURDEN study, Department of Defense METRC research studies, Other
  • The Outlet study, Department of Defense METRC research studies, Other
  • The STREAM Study, Department of Defense METRC, Other
  • Epie, Terrence., B, Patel, Ojas, Ayres, Jack, Haley, Albers, Reddy, Ravali, Metumah, Wendy, Gartner, Austin, Dallman, Johnathan, Heddings, Archie., A. 2023. Injury Care: A Missing Piece in the December 15, 2022 U.S. - Africa Leaders' Summit. Kansas Journal of Medicine, 16 (1), 61.
  • Ayres, Jack., M, Dallman, Johnathan, Nolte, Jack., A, Higginbotham, Nicholas , Baker, Jordan, Horton, Greg, Salava, Jonathon, Sojka, John, Templeton, Kimberly., J, Malancea, Radu., Ioan, Heddings, Archie., A. 2023. Managing Post-Operative Pain in Orthopedic Patients: An International Comparison. Kansas Journal of Medicine, 16 (1), 56-60.
  • Nolte, Jack, Dallman, Johnathan, Tucker, William, Christensen, Erin, Heddings, Archie. 2022. Debridement Versus Simple Scrubbing of External Fixator Pin Sites. Kansas Journal of Medicine, 15 (3), 369-372.
  • Tucker, W., A, Birt, M., C, Heddings, A., A, Horton, G., A. 2020. The Effect of Postoperative Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs on Nonunion Rates in Long Bone Fractures.. Orthopedics, 43 (4), 221-227.
  • Tereanu, Carmen, Noll, Aaron, Herghea, Delia, Malancea, Radu., Ioan, Tinca, Aurel, Eclemea, Irina , Rasnoveanu, Delia, Ghelase, Mugurel., Stefan, Smith, Timothy., Ryan, Heddings, Archie., A. 2020. Trends in the Staff's Perception of Patient Safety Culture in Romanian Hospitals. Current Health Sciences Journal, 46 (3), 236-243.