Physicians

Dr. Christopher Dougherty

D.O., FAOAO, FAAOS, CAQSM

Dr. Chris Dougherty is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, with a sub-specialty training in sports medicine. He received his Bachelor's from the University of Missouri, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Upon graduation, he completed his residency at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Dougherty has been practicing since 2003 and in Northwest Arkansas since 2006, where he is a Team Physician for the Kansas City Royals and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. He has been caring for professional athletes since 2008, performed the most all-inside meniscus repairs in the world, pioneered cartilage replacement surgery in the hip, and performed the most advanced hip arthroscopy in the US. 

Dr. Mike Maline

D.O., FAAOS

Dr. Mike Maline is a board certified orthopedic surgeon practicing 

comprehensive general orthopedics, with special focus in hip and knee reconstruction and sports medicine. He received his Bachelor's and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oklahoma Christian University. Upon graduating medical school from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, he completed his residency at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. Maline has been practicing in Northwest Arkansas since 2011. He has lead the advancement in direct anterior hip replacement and strives to provide the most advanced care possible.

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