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Dr. Christopher Dougherty, DO, Sports Medicine Specialist
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Dr. Christopher Dougherty, DO

Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine

1504 Se 28th St Bentonville AR, 72712

About

Dr. Christopher Dougherty is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in Bentonville, AR. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Dougherty is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.

Education and Training

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine 1996

Board Certification

orthopedic surgery

orthopedic sports medicine

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

minimally invasive hip arthroscopies, regeneten rotator cuff repairs, reconstructions and multiligament reconstructions, cartilage transplants, and joint arthroscopies

Treatments

  • Chronic Pain
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  • Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics - Fellow  
  • American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Advanced Orthopedic Solutions, the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Major League Baseball Team Physicians  

Internships

  • University of South Alabama (1998)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Advanced Orthopedic Solutions, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association

Dr. Christopher Dougherty, DO's Practice location

Agility Center Orthopedics & the Arkansas Hip Institute

1504 Se 28th St -
Bentonville, AR 72712
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New patients: 479-273-1111
Fax: 479-273-1255

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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Dougherty, who serves patients in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Dr. Dougherty, dual certified in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, is known world-wide as one of the most-skilled surgeons. He sees patients at Agility Center Orthopedics in Bentonville, Arkansas.

He is one of the most experienced physicians worldwide in meniscus repairs, minimally invasive rotator cuff repairs, as well as joint preservation surgery. His other specialities include minimally invasive hip arthroscopies, regeneten rotator cuff repairs, reconstructions and multiligament reconstructions, cartilage transplants, and joint arthroscopies. 

Dedicated to the most comprehensive and advanced hip surgeries, the Arkansas Hip Institute is proud to offer the following services: stem cell treatments, hip arthroscopies, anterior total hip replacements, total hip replacements, and out-patient total hip replacements. It is composed of Drs. Dougherty and Maline. Dr. Dougherty has performed over 2,000 hip procedures and Dr. Maline has been performing anterior total hips for 11 years.

Remaining active in the education and training of current and future sports medicine physicians, Dr. Doughterty is proud to be the official team physician for the Kansas City Royals and Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

His acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996. He then went on to perform his internship at the University of South Alabama in 1998.

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Dougherty is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS). The AOBOS is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

In addition to being a A Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, he is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Advanced Orthopedic Solutions, the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association.

An expert in his field, Dr. Dougherty has pioneered surgical procedures that have been adopted world-wide, as well as has developed the most advanced rehab protocols in the state. His numerous patents and published articles aid surgeons around the world to perform advanced surgeries for their own patients.

Surgeons travel from across the nation to receive surgeries for themselves from Dr. Dougherty, bringing in patients all the way from Alaska to Florida, including a few from various countries. ​Performing more than 500 sports medicine surgeries a year, not including other minor surgeries a year, places him among the best sports medicine surgeons in the nation.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

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