Douglas J. Jorgensen, DO, CPC, FAAO, FACOFP, CAQ Pain Medicine
Submitted by development on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:53
Dr. Jorgensen is a triple board certified physician in Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Pain Medicine; Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in July of 1998, recertifying in 2008 and 2016 and by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine in April of 2003 recertifying in 2013 and by the American Osteopathic Conjoint Committee on Pain Medicine in 2014.
He began his career as a family practitioner at the Western Maine Family Health Center in Livermore Falls, Maine in 1998, remaining there until the spring of 2001 when he opened Manchester Osteopathic Healthcare in Manchester, Maine to focus on osteopathic manipulative medicine and pain management.
A 1996 honors graduate of UHS-COM, the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (which recently was renamed the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences) in Kansas City, Missouri, he served his internship year at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice Program in Augusta, Maine. He then completed a Family Practice Residency at the same institution in 1999, serving as Chief Resident.
Dr. Jorgensen received the UHS-COM President’s Award for outstanding contributions to the community and for furthering the public’s understanding of osteopathic medicine. He also received the Garcelon-Merritt Medical Scholarship and the Colonial William Henry Owen award from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine where he graduated with a Artes Bachelorum degree in May of 1991.
Dr. Jorgensen was subsequently recognized by the Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) with the Roswell P. Bates, D.O. Public Service Award in 2003 and he also returned to his medical college alma mater in 2003 to accept the UHS-COM Young Alumni Achievement Award. Additional recognition includes the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Wyeth Emerging Leader Award in 2003.
Active in multiple state and national organizations, he is past president of the MOA, on their board of directors for 13 years, served on Bureau of Socioeconomic Affairs for the American Osteopathic Association, and for over a decade chaired the Osteopathic Medical Economics Committee for the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in addition to numerous committee positions for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the AAO, and the Maine Medical Association. A former Editor of the Osteopathic Family Physician News, he has written over 30 peer reviewed articles, books and academic chapters. He frequently lectures on billing and coding throughout the country as well as serves as an expert witness and litigation consultant to the DEA, FBI and the Department of Justice in multiple states.