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Serving on the active medical staffs of Freeman Hospital from 1988 to 2011, and at Mercy Medical Center from 1988 to 2002, with continuing Staff Courtesy Membership, Dr. Arthur Steven Daus has attended to patients in countless trauma and critical care situations. The founder of the Freeman Health System Neurosurgery Department, Dr. Daus’ areas of particular focus have been the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. As an emergency first responder, he has performed triage in situations ranging from impact collisions to natural disasters. Arthur Steven Daus, MD, holds over 50 prestigious honors, including Who’s Who in America on 15 occasions and 15 instances in Who’s Who in the World. Dr. Daus currently holds five medical licenses and 14 professional memberships. At Freeman Hospital in Missouri, he has served in 70 different appointments and committee memberships. In the important category of continuing education, Dr. Arthur Daus has completed over 200 courses and seminars, admirably serving his profession and community. Dr. Arthur Daus attended Vanderbilt University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. He continued his studies at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, earning his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Daus completed his surgical internship at the A.B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky. He performed his clinical neurosurgery residency and chief residency at the A.B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky, which included formal rotations in neurosurgical research, neuroradiology, neuropathology, and neurology. He was the first neurosurgery resident to successfully complete an American Board of Neurological Surgery approved neurology training program through The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, for six months. A neurosurgeon for over three decades, Dr. Arthur Daus is widely recognized for his accomplishments and service. Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Dr. Daus is both a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. In recognition of his extraordinary service, Freeman Hospital has dedicated two ultra-modern shock trauma emergency rooms in his name.

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