Douglas G. Andrews, ATC, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS is the Director of Athletic Rehabilitation at Armstrong State University where he provides the Physical Therapy for all student-athletes. He is also the Director of Sports Medicine at Optim Healthcare in Savannah, GA. At Optim, Doug leads a sports medicine program across the network’s forty-eight facilities and oversees a staff of twenty-four Athletic Trainers at local high schools and universities throughout Southeast Georgia.
He also works with a company called Medicine in Motion (MIM), which specializes in providing Sports Medicine services at large sporting events across the country, and he has covered the ESPN X Games and Winter X Games for each of the past five years. Through MIM, he is the medical coordinator for the Georgia Mountain Bike League, which started in the Fall of 2014. He is also a member of the USOC Medical Volunteer Program.
Prior to his current role, Doug completed the sports fellowship program at Duke University and subsequently served as an assistant Athletic Trainer for Football and Lacrosse and as the Coordinator of Olympic Sports Rehabilitation.
He is a graduate of the Exercise Science program at the University of Georgia and also received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Emory University. He became a certified Athletic Trainer in 2004 and an APTA board certified Sports Specialist (SCS) in 2007.
Doug is a member of the Georgia Athletic Trainers' Association, Southeastern Athletic Trainers' Association, National Athletic Trainers' Association, Physical Therapy Association of Georgia, American Physical Therapy Association, an APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section Member, and a member of the APTA Collegiate and Professional Sports Special Interest Group.