Deren Bagsby, MD

Joint Replacement

A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Bagsby completed his undergraduate degree at Hanover College before receiving a Master’s degree in Biology from Purdue University (both in Indiana). He then went on to complete his medical school training at Indiana University in Indianapolis, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Indiana University, where he trained in multiple aspects of orthopedic surgery with a specific interest in fracture care and total joint replacement.

Dr. Bagsby also received extensive training to perform partial knee replacement, which, in appropriately selected patients, is associated with better functionality, fewer complications and has a 2.7x higher patient satisfaction rating. Additionally, Dr. Bagsby has revised numerous hip and knee replacements for varying causes, including pain, infection, loosening, and instability.

During his time at Indiana University, Dr. Bagsby authored upwards of one dozen, peer-reviewed publications and has presented at multiple national meetings. Dr. Bagsby continued to build his expertise by completing an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Norton Hospital in Louisville Kentucky, where he specialized in primary and revision hip and knee replacement.

While Dr. Bagsby has worked extensively in the Midwest, he is now happy to call North Carolina his home. He moved to Clayton and Smithfield to join his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Bagsby, who also works for EmergeOrtho. Outside of work, he enjoys the outdoors and is an avid weightlifter, runner, and cyclist.

  • Bachelor of Arts at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana
  • Master of Science at Purdue University
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Norton Healthcare, Louisville, Kentucky
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association
  • American Medical Association

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