Douglas W. Little, MD is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Medical College of Ohio School of Medicine. Dr. Little completed his Family Medicine residency training at the Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There, he received the Outstanding Resident Clinical Instructor Award twice and was selected Chief Resident in his final year of training.
After his residency training, Dr. Little began what would become a 20-year active duty military career in the U.S. Armed Forces, serving as a Flight Surgeon in both the Air Force and Army. During his military service, Dr. Little served in combat tours in both the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of war. Dr. Little concluded the final decade of his military career rising to the most senior medical positions in the Arizona Army National Guard as the Medical Chief of Staff (State Surgeon) and the Chief Flight Surgeon (State Aviation Medical Officer). In addition, he held national positions as the Western Regional Flight Surgeon to the National Guard Bureau and a Region Surgeon, representing the Western Region States.
Dr. Little holds certifications from the American Board of Family Medicine and from the FAA as an Aeromedical Examiner (AME). He has conducted FAA flight physicals since 2007 as a Certified Aeromedical Examiner for all classes of pilots. Dr. Little now embarks into his civilian medical practice in Tucson AZ, where he lives with his wife and four children.