Dr. Sean C. O'Donovan, MD

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Dr. Sean C. O'Donovan, MD

General Surgery | Male

Colon and Rectal Specialists 7605 Forest Ave Ste 308, Richmond, VA 23229 Get Directions
(804) 288-7077

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Dr. O'Donovan specializes in General Surgery and practices in Richmond, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      10 – 15 minutes (53)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Diseases
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Performed

    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Cyst Incision and Drainage
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. O'Donovan has 2 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement 
      • Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: VA. Reported by Colorado DORA
      • State: Colorado
      • Settlement 
      • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: RICHMOND, VA
      • State: Virginia
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    • 0
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1987

    • Internship Hospital
      Med College Va

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Med College Va

      Completed in 1992

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Orlando Regl Med Center

      Completed in 1993

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. O'Donovan's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients