Dr. James Donovan, MD

Dr. James Donovan, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. James Donovan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Trinity, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.

Florida Joint Care Institute

2165 Little Rd

Trinity, FL 34655
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Donovan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 93% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Donovan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Donovan "Specializing in orthopedic and Arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, Joint replacement, Fracture care, as well as comprehensive care of injured or painful hand, fingers, wrist, arm elbow and shoulder for children and adults."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

116  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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 Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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71  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • McLaren Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The Christine M Kleinert Institute For Hand and Microsurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donovan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donovan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donovan to family and friends
22 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Donovan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

For hands, there is no better Doctor than Dr Donovan. He performed magic in my painful hand and got me back to work in this same day. Now my pain is gone and my quality of life has improved markedly!
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GREAT PATIENT INTERACTION
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I liked that he asked if I had any other issues most doctors don't ask. Told me to do a follow up appointment for my other knee to see what he sees. I will be back in January.....
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Dr. Donovan is extremely personable. He took all the time needed to answer all of my questions. He is an excellent physician.
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very pleased with the whole carpal tunnel procedure. It was so great not to be put out for the operation and he made me so comfortable and relaxed. Will recommend him to everyone.
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