Dr. Brian Donahue, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Donahue
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Illionis Bone and Joint Institute

1253 S Rand Rd Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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Dr. Brian Donahue, MD is a Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery Specialist in Lake Zurich, IL. Dr. Donahue has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs, Hip/Pelvic Bones, and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Donahue to book an appointment.


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Dr. Donahue is the best. He did surgery on my ankle which was broken in three places. I was actually able to resume running after surgery and PT! I have returned to see him for other issues, and he is very kind, caring and always listens to my concerns.
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Donna Wiora-Rizzo – Jan 29, 2020
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Dr. Donahue has done Total Knee Replacement on both my knees. My knees feel great. Dr Donahue and his staff are wonderful, very professional, and caring.Dr. Donahue is a great listener, I never felt rushed he answered all of my questions. He is very knowledgeable, kind and understanding. I would highly recommend Dr. Donahue.
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Keith Pruchnick – Jan 07, 2020
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Absolutely the best
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Curtis Heisler – Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. Brian Donahue is always friendly, listens to what you say, shows empathy and is one of the finest doctors I have ever seen. I would definitely rate his care and concern as an A plus.
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May 09, 2019
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Dr. Donahue listens to your issues and creates an individual treatment plan. The office staff is friendly and wait times are short. Calls are returned in a timely fashion
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Apr 23, 2019
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Dr Brian Donahue is an excellent doctor he did arthroscopic surgery on my knee in december 2018 and since then my knee is feeling stronger he is a very caring compassionate person
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Mar 29, 2019
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If you want to risk your injury getting worse than it already is... I would definitely recommend donahue
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Feb 06, 2019
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I am very disappointed with the pt care I received from Dr Donahue and his staff. I presented with a back injury, he ordered PT and gave me a script. Ultimately I needed an MRI. The image was taken on a Thurs. It was Mon. before I got results and I had to call to get them. I never got a call back from a clinician - just the staff who read from a script. I asked questions - she couldn't answer. 3 days later I am told to make an appt if I want to discuss my results. Looking for a new MD
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Inverness, IL – Nov 08, 2018
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He was very nice to me in the office and I always felt like I was in good hands. I ended up having to have surgery on my knee and was informed on the procedure, recovery, and expectations. I am back to running without pain.
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Schaumburg, IL – Oct 31, 2018
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Dr. Donahue was a great listener, and took time with me. It didn't take long for me to have a level of trust and confidence in him. He is very knowledgeable, kind and understanding. I would highly recommend Dr. Donahue!
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Debi in Chicago, IL – Oct 30, 2018
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Outstanding M.D from the first hand shake to the last hand shake My whole family believes in him.
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Palatine – Oct 24, 2018
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I'm in pain everyday after dr Donahue did my knee surgery. Would not recommend
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Jan 26, 2018
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He isn't nice and doesn't understand that injuries are a vulnerable time in an athlete's career. When he diagnoses you, he isn't gentle about it and isn't reassuring at all. It took him 5 days to fix my MRI order and i had to delay treatment. He doesn't wait at the end of appointments to answer questions.
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Biography

Dr. Brian Donahue, MD is a Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery Specialist in Lake Zurich, IL. Dr. Donahue has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs, Hip/Pelvic Bones, and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Donahue to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

New York Med College
Residency Hospital
San Diego Naval Hospital
Internship Hospital
1998
University Conn School Med
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Practice Areas

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Shoulder Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Tear
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Rotator Cuff Tear more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Adhesive Capsulitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donahue treats Adhesive Capsulitis more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Donahue treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

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Dr. Donahue's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Illionis Bone and Joint Institute

Illionis Bone and Joint Institute1253 S Rand Rd Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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