Douglas Browning, MD


Family and Sports Medicine Physician - James Austin Health Center

Medical School

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude Chemistry (Physics Minor), Wake Forest University

Doctor of Medicine, Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University


Family Medicine

Sports Medicine


Family Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital / Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation, Hughston Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Hospital


Locum Tenens Physician – 2016-2018

Program Director, Novant SportsMed / Medical Director, Sports Medicine Associates – 2007-2010

Team Physician, Professional Sports Teams, Ice Hockey, Semi-Pro Football, AA Baseball – 1992-2006

Team Physician, High School & University – 1993 – 2006

Dr. Douglas Browning is Board Certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. His sports medicine training included a rotation at The Cleveland Clinic, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, and a fellowship at the Hughston Orthopeadic Clinic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Columbus, GA.

His extensive career experience includes numerous positions as team physician, staff physician in a hospital, outpatient, and orthopedic practices, as well as several teaching and supervising positions. His past clinical leadership positions include Medical Director at Sports Medicine Associates in Winston-Salem and Program Director/Founder at Novant SportsMed.