“The addition of Dr. Donovan as chief of
the Division of Urology is the latest coup for the UC Department of
Surgery,” said Jeff Matthews, MD, chairman of the UC Department of
Surgery. “Dr. Donovan’s expertise in minimally invasive and
robotic-assisted technology furthers the UC “brain gain” and advances
our mission to provide world-class health care to the people of Greater
Dr. Donovan received his undergraduate
degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder and his MD degree
from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed
his internship and residency in general surgery and urology at
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, as well as Evanston Hospital,
Children’s Memorial Hospital and VA Lakeside Hospital. He completed
advanced training in male infertility at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Donovan is a fellow of the American
College of Surgeons and a member of numerous prestigious organizations
including the American Urological Association, the Urologic Society for
Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, the American Lithotripsy Society,
the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (of which he was a
charter member), and the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy.
He has served as an associate editor for
the textbooks “Laparoscopic Urology” and “Laparoscopic Urologic
Surgery,” and is an ad hoc editor for the Journal of Endourology.
Dr. Donovan has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is
the author of nearly 30 book chapters. He is an American Cancer Society
funded researcher with clinical expertise in minimally invasive
surgery, including robotic technology.