|Dr. Doug W. Rouse, President
Dr. Doug W. Rouse was appointed to the Board by Governor Haley Barbour in May 2008 to represent the Second (Southern) Supreme Court District for a term to expire May 7, 2018.
Licensed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensures, Dr. Rouse is a partner in Southern Bone and Joint Specialists in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He has practiced orthopedics in Hattiesburg since 1981. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Rouse completed a family medicine internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and an orthopedic residency program at Georgia Baptist-Scottish Rite Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia. He then completed a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship in Toronto, Ontario.
Dr. Rouse is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; has served as a state counselor for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine; a member and past president of the Mississippi Orthopedic Society; past president of the Michael Hoke Society; past president of the Medical Staff at Wesley Medical Center; and a delegate for the Mississippi State Medical Association. He also served as a member of the Mississippi Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority from 2001-2004.
Dr. Rouse is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa at the University of Southern Mississippi and Alpha Omega Alpha at the University of Mississippi Medical School. He is a member of the University of Southern Mississippi's Alumni Hall of Fame, as well as a member of the President's Circle of the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation.
Dr. Rouse is married to the former Pamela Lowery Stamps and has three children: Christa, Wes, and Haley. He is an active member and Deacon of First Baptist Church of Hattiesburg.