Paul J. Dougherty, M.D.

Paul J. Dougherty M.D.

Professor & Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation; Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Department: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Business Phone: (904) 244-8203
Business Email: Paul.Dougherty@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Trauma

Publications

2024
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: How to Handle a Bad ACGME Survey.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.482(3):434-5[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002988.[PMID] 38265258.
2023
CORR ® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: So You Want to Be a Program Director?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.481(9):1676-1678[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002807.[PMID] 37506048.
2023
CORR ® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: What Does Institutional Oversight Mean, Anyway?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.481(3):445-447[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002560.[PMID] 36651832.
2023
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Whither the Military Residency?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.481(6):1075-1077[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002676.[PMID] 37098212.
2022
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Changes in Resident Selection Lead to More Questions Than Answers.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.480(8):1450-1451[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002261.[PMID] 35608406.
2022
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Milestones 2.0 is Just More of the Same.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.480(3):456-458[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002125.[PMID] 35072663.
2022
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Resident Unionization.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.480(12):2313-2315[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002477.[PMID] 36374583.
2022
Reply to Letter to the Editor: CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Changing USMLE Step 1 Scores to Pass/Fail Removes an Objective Measure of Medical Knowledge.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.480(1):211-[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002013.[PMID] 34623334.
2022
Reply to the Letter to the Editor: CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Changing USMLE Step 1 Scores to Pass/Fail Removes an Objective Measure of Medical Knowledge.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.480(1):214-[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002035.[PMID] 34673659.
2021
CORR Insights®: More Than One-third of Orthopaedic Applicants Are in the Top 10%: The Standardized Letter of Recommendation and Evaluation of Orthopaedic Resident Applicants.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.479(8):1709-1711[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001754.[PMID] 33835087.
2021
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Changing USMLE Step 1 Scores to Pass/Fail Removes an Objective Measure of Medical Knowledge.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.479(6):1194-1196[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001765.[PMID] 33944805.
2021
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: How Can We Bridge the Chasm Between Podiatrists and Orthopaedic Surgeons?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.479(10):2142-2144[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001954.[PMID] 34448731.
2021
Reply to the Letters to the Editor: CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: What's Best for Medical Students in the COVID-19 Era? Just Ask Them.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.479(2):422-423[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001630.[PMID] 33405417.
2020
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Teaching the Intricacies of the Surgeon-Industry Relationship.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.478(2):225-[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001100.[PMID] 32022763.
2020
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: What Should Constitute Resident Scholarly Activity?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.478(7):1423-1426[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001267.[PMID] 32332237.
2020
CORR® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: What's Best for Medical Students in the COVID-19 Era? Just Ask Them.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.478(10):2228-2230[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001476.[PMID] 32898041.
2020
Infections Associated with Temporary External Fixation.
Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances.29(2):73-76[DOI] .[PMID] 32584218.
2019
CORR Insights®: Intrawound Antibiotic Powder Decreases Frequency of Deep Infection and Severity of Heterotopic Ossification in Combat Lower Extremity Amputations.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.477(4):811-812[DOI] 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000237.[PMID] 29470241.
2019
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Can Adopting Entrustable Professional Activities Improve How We Assess Our Residents?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.477(10):2209-2211[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000936.[PMID] 31453888.
2019
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Generational Opportunities for Teaching in the Operating Room.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.477(3):506-508[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000650.[PMID] 30762682.
2019
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Turning the Overlooked Rotation-specific Objective Document into a Valued Agreement Between Faculty and Residents.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.477(6):1288-1290[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000795.[PMID] 31094836.
2018
ACGME Self Study: Strategic Program Review.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.476(2):208-210[DOI] 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000116.[PMID] 29389788.
2018
CORR Insights®: Is the Lesser Trochanter Profile a Reliable Means of Restoring Anatomic Rotation After Femur Fracture Fixation?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.476(6):1262-1263[DOI] 10.1097/01.blo.0000534690.66772.c8.[PMID] 29771854.
2018
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Do We Need General Orthopaedic Surgeons?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.476(6):1159-1161[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000333.[PMID] 29698297.
2018
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Reconsidering the ACGME Orthopaedic Milestones.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.476(11):2142-2145[DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000478.[PMID] 30188348.
2018
Progressive Autonomy in the Era of Increased Supervision: AOA Critical Issues.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.100(18):e122-[DOI] 10.2106/JBJS.17.01515.[PMID] 30234630.
2017
CORR Insights®: Racial Disparities in Above-knee Amputations after TKA: A National Database Study.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.475(7):1816-1818[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-017-5233-9.[PMID] 28074439.
2017
CORR ® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: Competency-based Medical Education-How Do We Get There?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.475(6):1557-1560[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-017-5313-x.[PMID] 28281137.
2017
CORR ® Curriculum-Orthopaedic Education: The ACGME Annual Program Evaluation: Program Improvement or Unnecessary Burden?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.475(10):2373-2375[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-017-5468-5.[PMID] 28795323.
2017
CORR® Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Orthopaedic Surgery Education in China.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.475(1):35-38[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-016-5162-z.[PMID] 27844402.
2016
CORR (®) Curriculum - Orthopaedic Education: Quality Improvement in Resident Education.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.474(9):1939-42[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-016-4952-7.[PMID] 27351884.
2016
CORR Insights(®): Addition of a Medial Locking Plate to an In Situ Lateral Locking Plate Results in Healing of Distal Femoral Nonunions.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.474(6):1506-7[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-016-4745-z.[PMID] 27020424.
2016
CORR Insights(®): Transsacral Osseous Corridor Anatomy Is More Amenable To Screw Insertion In Males: A Biomorphometric Analysis of 280 Pelves.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.474(10):2312-4[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-016-5017-7.[PMID] 27519577.
2016
Erratum to: CORR (®) Curriculum--Orthopaedic Education: Developing Safe, Independent Practitioners.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.474(2):604-[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-015-4655-5.[PMID] 26642784.
2016
One Step Forward, But a Need for Caution: Commentary on an article by Munjed Al Muderis, MB ChB, FRACS, FAOrthA, et al.: "Safety of Osseointegrated Implants for Transfemoral Amputees. A Two-Center Prospective Cohort Study".
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.98(11):e48-[DOI] 10.2106/JBJS.16.00044.[PMID] 27252445.
2016
Optimizing the post-graduate institutional program evaluation process.
BMC medical education.16():65-[DOI] 10.1186/s12909-016-0586-4.[PMID] 26887758.
2015
CORR ® curriculum--orthopaedic education: operative assessment and the ACGME milestones: time for change.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.473(3):775-8[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-4131-7.[PMID] 25577260.
2015
CORR® curriculum — orthopaedic education: developing safe, independent practitioners.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.473(12):3710-13[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-015-4582-5.[PMID] 26463570.
2015
CORR® Curriculum--Orthopaedic Education: The Evolution of Orthopaedic Surgery Education in Germany.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.473(8):2464-8[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-015-4377-8.[PMID] 26043714.
2015
The frequency and reliability of cortical activity using a novel strategy to present pressure pain stimulus over the lumbar spine.
Journal of neuroscience methods.239():108-13[DOI] 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.10.010.[PMID] 25455339.
2014
Bilateral transfemoral/transtibial amputations due to battle injuries: a comparison of Vietnam veterans with Iraq and Afghanistan servicemembers.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(10):3010-6[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3534-9.[PMID] 24585323.
2014
CORR curriculum - orthopaedic education: Faculty development begins at home.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(12):3637-43[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3986-y.[PMID] 25298280.
2014
CORR® curriculum--osteopathic and allopathic residency education: Why not the same standards?
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(9):2595-9[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3798-0.[PMID] 25048280.
2014
Major General Norman T. Kirk and amputee care during World War II.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(10):3107-13[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3679-6.[PMID] 24903820.
2014
Orthopaedic education in the United Kingdom.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(6):1697-702[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3573-2.[PMID] 24668072.
2014
Orthopaedic surgery education in India.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(2):410-4[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-013-3391-y.[PMID] 24297105.
2014
Reply to the Letter to the editor: Orthopaedic education in the United kingdom.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.472(10):3237-8[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-014-3831-3.[PMID] 25091225.
2013
ACGME and ABOS changes for the orthopaedic surgery PGY-1 (intern) year.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.471(11):3412-6[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-013-3227-9.[PMID] 23934034.
2013
CORR Insights™: Intramedullary nails result in more reoperations than sliding hip screws in two-part intertrochanteric fractures.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.471(4):1387-8[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-013-2791-3.[PMID] 23334706.
2013
Retrograde versus antegrade intramedullary nailing of gunshot diaphyseal femur fractures.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.471(12):3974-80[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-013-3058-8.[PMID] 23690149.
2013
The musculoskeletal effects of cigarette smoking.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.95(9):850-9[DOI] 10.2106/JBJS.L.00375.[PMID] 23636193.
2013
What the ACGME's next accreditation system means to you.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.471(9):2746-50[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-013-3117-1.[PMID] 23817752.
2012
Combat-incurred bilateral transfemoral limb loss: a comparison of the Vietnam War to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.73(6):1590-5[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e318265fe64.[PMID] 23032809.
2011
Ballistic fractures: indirect fracture to bone.
The Journal of trauma.71(5):1381-4[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182117ed9.[PMID] 21926649.
2011
Do higher hospital-wide nurse staffing levels reduce in-hospital mortality in elderly patients with hip fractures: a pilot study.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.469(10):2932-40[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-011-1917-8.[PMID] 21590484.
2010
Do scores of the USMLE Step 1 and OITE correlate with the ABOS Part I certifying examination?: a multicenter study.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.468(10):2797-802[DOI] 10.1007/s11999-010-1327-3.[PMID] 20352386.
2010
Multiple traumatic limb loss: a comparison of Vietnam veterans to OIF/OEF servicemembers.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development.47(4):333-48[DOI] .[PMID] 20803402.
2009
Joint and long-bone gunshot injuries.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.91(4):980-97[DOI] .[PMID] 19339586.
2009
Lead toxicity associated with a gunshot-induced femoral fracture. A case report.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.91(8):2002-8[DOI] 10.2106/JBJS.H.01077.[PMID] 19651960.
2007
Comparison of M-16A2 and M-4 wounding potential.
Military medicine.172(8):871-4[DOI] .[PMID] 17803081.
2006
Conversion from temporary external fixation to definitive fixation: shaft fractures.
The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.14(10 Spec No.):S124-7[DOI] .[PMID] 17003183.
2004
Orthopaedic surgery advances resulting from World War II.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.86(1):176-81[DOI] .[PMID] 14711963.
2003
A comparison of two military temporary femoral external fixators.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research.(412):176-83[DOI] .[PMID] 12838069.
2003
Endogenous cortisol production in response to knee arthroscopy and total knee arthroplasty.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.85(11):2163-7[DOI] .[PMID] 14630847.
2001
Transtibial amputees from the Vietnam War. Twenty-eight-year follow-up.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.83(3):383-9[DOI] .[PMID] 11263642.
1999
Long-term follow-up study of bilateral above-the-knee amputees from the Vietnam War.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.81(10):1384-90[DOI] .[PMID] 10535588.

Office Information

Academic Office
2nd Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
655 West 8th Street, C126
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-8203
Paul.Dougherty@jax.ufl.edu
Executive Assistant
MaiKeshia Wilson
(904) 244-8203
MaiKeshia.Wilson@jax.ufl.edu
GME Office
2nd Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
655 West 8th Street, C126
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-5946
Paul.Dougherty@jax.ufl.edu
GME Program Assistant
Lisa Hernandez
(904) 244-5946
Lisa.Hernandez@jax.ufl.edu
Medical Student Office
2nd Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
655 West 8th Street, C126
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-5946
Paul.Dougherty@jax.ufl.edu
Clerkship Coordinator
Lisa Hernandez
(904) 244-5946
Lisa.Hernandez@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Medical Degree
1987 · Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
1991 · Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
1993 · Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
1997 · University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Internship
1998 · William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA