Kirksville Family Medicine is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Kirksville Missouri in Northeastern Missouri. Kirksville is a small city of around 18000 inhabitants and was founded in 1841. The city is home to AT Still University which encompasses KCOM Medical School and the Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Each year the medical school graduates 170 students and the dental school graduates 42 students. Also located here is Truman State University, having around 6500 students and is known nationally for its value in the education of future leaders in multiple professions.
Kirksville is the home of Osteopathic Medicine which was first revealed to the world by AT Still. In 1892 the first school of Osteopathic Medicine was opened here by Dr. Still. In a time when medical treatment often consisted of only alcohol or opium his new concept of treating the whole person including the musculoskeletal system was well received.