For more than 35 years, Dr. William "Doug" Henderson and his partner Dr. Tom Haney served as FSU's primary team physicians. Their exceptional medical care and countless hours devoted to
student-athletes in all FSU sports were vital in the growth and development of Seminole Athletics on the national stage.
Dr. Henderson is a native of Tallahassee who opened the extremely successful
Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic along with Dr. Tom Haney. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Before he could complete his medical
training, Dr. Henderson was drafted and served as a surgeon for the U.S. Air Force. He completed his Cardiovascular Residency at the Mayo Clinic in 1967, his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Emory
University in 1973, and received his Sports Medicine Knee Fellowship in 1973. Following his fellowship training, he went into private practice in Tallahassee.
Dr. Henderson is a member of the
Capital Medical Society, the Florida and American Medical Associations, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He earned the Distinguished Service Award from the Florida Athletic Coaches
Association and served on the Governor's Council for Sports Medicine. Dr. Henderson is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North
Dr. Henderson is now retired, and is enjoying his time outdoors and spending time with his wife, children and grandchild.