Dr. Kevin Doulens, MD

Dr. Kevin Doulens, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

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Dr. Kevin Doulens, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Doulens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Doulens "Dr. Kevin Doulens earned his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery internship and residency at the Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals Program at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He then completed his Orthopedic Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2010, he completed a Travelling Fellowship through the European Federation of Sports Traumatology (EFOST) by working alongside team physicians in England, France, Spain, Israel, and Belgium. Dr. Doulens was an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Florida in Jacksonville from 2006 to 2009. From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Doulens held the academic position of Clinical Instructor for the Orthopedic Physician Assistant Program at the University of St. Augustine in Florida. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Queensland Medical College in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Doulens was the team physician for the Jacksonville Suns minor league baseball team and the Jacksonville Barracudas minor league hockey team. He has served as the team physician for several high schools and colleges, including Vanderbilt University. He was the Medical Director of the Jacksonville Marathon from 2007 to 2012. His clinical interests include sports injuries, along with shoulder and knee arthroscopy and reconstruction, including meniscal and cartilage repair. In addition to rotator cuff surgery, Dr. Doulens performs Total Shoulder Replacements, including Reverse Total Shoulders. Dr. Doulens is board certified in orthopedics with a Certificate of Advanced Qualifications in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Doulens "Dr. Doulens offers the finest in Orthopedic Care. He is well versed in Evidence-Based Medicine and incorporates the concept of "Best Practice Treatments" into the evaluation and care of all his patients. He feels it is important to spend time educating and informing his patients so that they understand their condition and treatment plan. Dr. Doulens is an expert in the areas of sports medicine and shoulder and knee surgery, and he utilizes the latest proven techniques and tools to provide his patients with the best possible outcomes."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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29  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Fairfield University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Americas Top Orthopedists, 2010
Media & Publications
  • Castro FP Jr., Bennett JT, Doulens K. Epidemiological Perspective on Prophylactic Pinning in Patients with Unilateral SCFE, 2000
  • Arthroscopic and Open Management of Scapulothoracic Disorders, in Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine, 2008
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis, Women’s Health, Volume 6, Number 1, pp 27-32, 2003
  • Pulmonary Embolus following Knee Arthroscopy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature, AJO,, 2010
  • Management of Arthrofibrosis, in Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine, 2008
  • Tibial Fracture After TKA Treated With Retrograde IM Fixation, AJO, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doulens' Reviews

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Dr. Doulens' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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