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Doug Grove, AIA, CKP, CLP

Senior Associate, Healthcare Planner, Process Improvement Strategist

Doug has 30 years of healthcare planning experience, with 12 years dedicated to lean process improvement in healthcare operations and design.

Doug provides workshop facilitation, process improvement education and medical planning for healthcare organizations practicing integrated care and facility design. He is a Certified Lean Leader with training from Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, and Shingijutsu Global in Japan. Doug co-developed and implemented a Lean design methodology at Virginia Mason in Seattle using Production-Preparation-Process facilitation tools and Integrated Project Delivery principles. This methodology is now a key component of NBBJ’s Process Design practice.


Years at NBBJ

Other Practice


Total Experience



Bachelor Architecture, University of Oregon

Shingijutsu Lean Certification, Virginia Mason Medical Center


Registered Architect: WA and OR

Certified Kaizen Practitioner (CKP)

Certified Lean Practitioner (CLP)

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Project Experience

Ankrom Moisan - Lean Education Forum

Seattle, Washington

Harrison Visioning Programming

Silverdale , Washington

Microsoft Wellness Center

Redmond, Washington

OHSU Casey Eye Institute - HCC

Portland, Oregon

PeaceHealth Rehab Clinic Longview

Vancouver, Washington

UC Davis Ambulatory Clinics Master Plan

Sacramento, California

Harrison Cancer Center

Silverdale, Washington

Highline Family Birth Center

Burien, Washington

Northbay Gateway Planning

Fairfield, California

Parkview Health System Lean 3P Workshop

Fort Wayne, Indiana

PeaceHealth Walk-In Retail Clinic

Vancouver, Washington