Family Practice, Obstetrics

Dr. Doug was born and raised in Andale, Kansas. He is a 1995 graduate of Kansas State University and a 1999 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Doug completed his residency at UKSM-W Smoky Hill Family Practice Residency, Salina, Kansas in 2002 in Family Medicine and has been Board Certified since 2002.

Dr. Doug has practiced in Quinter, Kansas since 2002 as a partner at Bluestem Medical and as a staff member at Gove County Medical Center. He also provides care at Sheridan County Clinic. He is a preceptor for University of Kansas Medical Center in Northwest Kansas preceptorship program and other rural programs associated with medical education in this area. Dr. Doug was selected by the AAFP to be the family physician Torchbearer in the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in England. He is the recipient of the 2010 University of Kansas Preceptor of Year Award and is highly involved in the KAFP Faces in Family Medicine program. Dr. Doug is the 67th president of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Doug and his wife, Dr. Shelly Gruenbacher have four children and are involved in various youth sports, church, 4-H and many other community events. They were a vital part in the building of a community wellness center that supports their love of exercise and pursuit of advocating healthy lifestyles. Dr. Doug is an avid K-State fan and also enjoys marathons and snowboarding.