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Paul J Dougherty, MD

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon

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About me

Paul Dougherty, M.D., is a University of Florida professor of orthopaedic surgery and a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. He also serves as chair of the UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, as well as program director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency. Dr. Dougherty received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He did his medical residency in orthopaedic surgery at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco and Naval Regional Medical Center in Oakland, California. He also completed fellowship training in orthopaedic trauma at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Top areas of exploration

  • Orthopedics 31
  • Orthopedic Procedures 12
  • Femoral Fractures 6
  • Wounds, Gunshot 5

Research activity

65 publications

739 citations

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Stories and news

Dougherty acclimating to UF; plans to grow orthopaedics department

March 14, 2017

Limb fractures, dismemberment and other severe injuries suffered in combat can impact a soldier’s life immensely. Many undergo amputations and have to adjust to living with prosthetics. Throughout his career, Paul Dougherty, MD, has taken…

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, +2 more

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