Dr. Donald Douglas practices medicine in Lexington, Kentucky. A former Track & Field All-American at Daviess County High School, Douglas took full advantage of academic and athletic scholarships available at WKU to pursue his undergraduate degree; then, went on to garner a myriad of qualifications in the medical profession.

Dr. Douglas gave quite an inspirational speech at Focus Awards 2013. Click to see Dr. Douglas's speech.

Dr. Douglas lives in Lexington, where he and his wife, Carol, welcome their three children home during breaks from medical school . . . yes, all THREE of their children are in medical school! 

Donald R. Douglas MD, CIM

Advanced Pain Medicine, PSC

101 Prosperous Place, Suite 300

Lexington, KY 40509


Married: Carol S. Douglas

Children: Stephanie Douglas - Yale Medical School

Scott Douglas -Washington University Medical School

Jennifer Douglas-University of Pennsylvania Medical School


High school: Davies County High School, Owensboro Kentucky

Undergraduate: Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green Kentucky

Degree: Major -Biology Minor- Chemistry

Professional Education:

Medical: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington Kentucky

Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Internship: UK College of Medicine, General Surgery (7-86 to 1-87)

Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Utica, NY-Family Practice (1-87 to 6-87)

Residency: St. Elizabeth's' Hospital, Utica, NY-Family Practice (7-87 to 7-88)

UK, Dept. of Orthopedics (7-88 to 6-90)

UofLHospital, Louisville, Kentucky (7-94 to 6-97)

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Interventional Pain Management

Professional Positions:

Staff Physician St. Joseph Hospital Pain/Rehab Center (2000)

St. Joseph Hospital East, Lexington

Advanced Pain Medicine PSC - Staff Physician (2005)

Dental Lab Technician: VA Hospital, Lexington, KY (Summer 1980-82)

Pain Medicine Associates, Lexington, Kentucky (1998-2000)

Pain Specialist Private Practice

Pain Treatment Center, Lexington, KY (1997-98)

Pain specialist Private practice

Mariner Healthcare Medical Director, Lexington, Kentucky (1997-98)

Emergency Department Physician, multiple Lexington area hospitals (1990-94)

Urgent treatment Physician

Toyota Motor Manufacturing (1990-94)

Occupational medicine\musculoskeletal clinic

Great American Insurance Company consultant (1992-93)

Cardinal Hill Hospital: Occupational\Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic (1993)

Medical consultant: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (2000-4)

Medical consultant: Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals (2000-04)

Medical consultant: Searle Pharmaceuticals (2000-04)

Medical consultant: Endo Pharmaceuticals (2000-04)

Certified Independent Medical Examiner (2007-Present)

Past and current memberships:

Southern Pain Society (2004-Present)

Kentucky Pain Society (2010-Present)

American Society of anesthesiologist (1994- Present)

Lexington Medical Society - Fayette County Medical Society (1982-Present)

Kentucky Medical Association (1982-Present)

American Medical Association (1982-Present)

American Academy of Family Practice (1982-88)

Student National Medical Association, Family Practice Club, Medical Student Section of the American Medical Association


UK College of Medicine Admissions (1984-86)

Student Advisory Council for Accreditation of Medical Schools (1984-86)

Advisory Council for Medical students (1982-84)

Board of Presidents (1982-84)

Medical Student Association Board (1982-84)

Design committee for Medical Plaza UK (1984-85)


Delegate, Ky Medical Association to American Medical Assoc. (1985-86)

President-Kentucky Medical Student Section to the AMA (1984-85)

President-local chapter Student National Medical Association (1983-84)

President-Freshman Medical Class University of Kentucky (1982-83)

Speaker for sports medicine seminars for high school students

Presented at sports medicine seminars Coach of youth basketball and baseball

Honors and awards:

KHSAA Track Champion 110m Hurdles (1975)

KHSAA Track Champion 220m Hurdles (1975)

High School Track All-American (1975)

Academic and Athletic Scholarships to WKU (1976)

National Uunior AAU Track Finalist (1976)

National Senior AAU Track Meet (1978)

Eight-time Qualifier - NCAA Track & Field Championships (1976-79)

WKU Athlete of the Year (1978)

4-year Team Captain WKU Track Team (1976-79)

College Track All-American (1978)

2-Time Qualifier - U.S. Olympic Trials, 400m Hurdles (1980, 1984)

WKU Track Hall of Fame

Ranked 11th in the United States 400m Hurdles (1978)

Ranked 17th in the World 400m Hurdles (1978)

Daviess County High School Sports Hall of Fame


Fishing, running, softball, auto mechanics, woodworking, coaching, motorcycle riding.

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Dr. Donald Douglas with wife Carol and children.