OSPI offers the top orthopedic surgeons in Gilbert AZ and the East Valley. Drs. Mahoney, Macqueen, Stewart and Clouse offer minimally invasive General, Sports and Hand Surgery expertise.

Physical Therapy

Whether you are pre or post-operative, OSPI’s East Valley physical therapy team works with you on both active and passive treatments. Your will be in the best hands with our licensed physical therapists!


The Gilbert chiropractors at OSPI offer a plethora of nonoperative pain relief options such as manipulations, laser therapy, physiotherapy and electrical stimulation.


Crossfit Broken Bones powered by OSPI Orthopedics is an innovative performance center that is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their health and fitness goals.

Medical Weight Loss

Patients routinely experience dramatic, healthy weight loss with the customized programs at OSPI. The programs combine nutrition, exercise and prescription weight loss options.

Performance Training

OSPI’s integrated team of healthcare providers work with both amateur and professional athletes to maximize one’s performance with sport specific programs.

Pain Management

OSPI’s Board Certified, Fellowship Trained pain doctor offers both medication management and interventional procedures with exceptional outcomes!

Doug Clouse, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon – General, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine


Dr. Doug S. Clouse is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that established his practice in the East Valley in 2008. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship and his practice has an emphasis on treating conditions of the shoulder and knee in all age groups.


Dr. Clouse is a native of Arizona and was born and raised in the East Valley graduating from Mesa Mountain View High School. He did his undergraduate training at Brigham Young University and graduated with his BS in 1997 (Pre-Physical Therapy Major).  He then completed his medical training in New Orleans, LA at Tulane School of Medicine in May of 2002. While in medical school he was appointed to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, an honor given to the students in the top ten percent of the class. He was also selected as the outstanding orthopedic student of his class.

After graduating from medical school, Dr. Clouse moved to San Antonio, TX in order to complete a one year internship and four year orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. His training at this time had an emphasis in orthopedic trauma care at the level one trauma center in San Antonio. During his final year he was appointed as the chief administrative resident.

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Clouse elected to stay in Texas and completed a one year Sports Medicine Fellowship with Dr. Jesse DeLee and Dr. Stephen Burkhart. This fellowship had an emphasis in treating conditions of the shoulder and knee that included minimally invasive arthroscopic care, the treatment of sports related injuries, and treatment for degenerative conditions including joint replacements of the knee, hip and shoulder.

Dr. Clouse also serves as a consultant for MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. for training and product design for the direct anterior hip approach. This arrangement in no way influences the choice of implant for the patient.


Dr. Clouse treats all musculoskeletal conditions with a focus on the treatment of conditions effecting the knee and shoulder. Some of the most common conditions that Dr. Clouse treats include:

Knee                                                                     Shoulder

Knee Pain                                                                   Shoulder pain

Meniscus Tears                                                           Labral tears

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears (ACL)                     Shoulder dislocations

Medial Collateral Ligament injuries (MCL)                  SLAP tears

Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries (LCL)                  Rotator cuff tears

Cartilage injuries of the knee                                       Impingement/Bursitis

Patella dislocations/Instability                                      AC joint pain

Patella Pain                                                                 Cartilage injuries

IT Band Syndrome                                                       Calcific Tendonitis

Arthritis of the knee                                                      Arthritis of the shoulder

Patella tendon tears                                                     Biceps tears/Injury

Fracture care around the knee                                     Fracture care around the shoulder

Other Common condition treated

Hip arthritis

Hip Bursitis

Ankle fractures

Wrist fractures

Elbow pain


Dr. Clouse does a high volume of joint arthroplasty replacements of the knee, hip and shoulder. He is trained in minimally invasive techniques for doing joint arthoplasty procedures such as the Direct Anterior Approach for Total Hip Replacements that minimizes the length of stay in the hospital and accelerates recovery. He is also trained at performing partial knee replacements as well as Total Knee Replacements using the Biomet Signature Patient Specific Custom guides. This techniques can improve accuracy of the placement of the components at the time of surgery which may improve longitivtiy of the implant.

Dr. Clouse also is trained at perform cartilage restoration procedures for those patients that have sustained a full thickness chondral injury. This includes performing a MicroFracture, OATS procedure or an autologous chondrocyte implantation.


Dr. Clouse is very active in the community and is involved with a variety of team sports to include:

Team physician for Chandler High School since 2012.

Medical Provider for CrossFit Games SoCal Regional Event 2014.

Medical Director for the Industrial Athlete Competition (IAC) Series since 2013

Medical Provider for Europa Sicest of the SouthWest 2013 National Competition

Medical Director for Europa Phoenix Throwdown 2014 National Competition

Dr. Clouse is also very involved in the CrossFit community. He is a Level 1 certified coach and has developed the Clouse Injury Prevention Program (CIPP), which teaches injury prevention to CrossFit athletes in the boxes throughout the community. He is an regular coach in the CrossFit Kids class at CrossFit Preferred on a weekly basis.


Dr. Clouse is happily married to his best friend, Jenny, since 1995. They are the proud parents of four beautiful children who find creative ways to make life interesting and bring tremendous joy.

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