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Marc J. O'Donnell, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-6616

Fax: (585) 273-3297

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Surgery

Biography

I am a board certified, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity orthopaedic surgeon. It was during my fellowship that I began to take a strong interest in helping patients with ailments of the hand and upper extremity. It was at that time that I began refining my expertise in surgical treatments for trigger finger and carpal tunnel release, rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement surgery. In my practice, I specialize in endoscopic carpal tunnel release; hand, wrist, and upper extremity fractures; upper extremity arthritis including basal joint, wrist, elbow, and shoulder; arthroscopic shoulder surgery including rotator cuff repair; shoulder replacement surgery; as well as, peripheral nerve compression neuropathies and injuries. I regularly perform upper extremity trauma surgery for fractures as well as tendon and nerve injuries. I also specialize in wide awake surgical techniques, such that patients do not require sedation, including trigger finger release, Dupuytren’s contracture, mass excisions, and tendon repairs.

I see patients in Victor and Hornell because I am committed to keeping patient care local and maximizing the patient experience while minimizing their travel.

Professional Background

I was born and raised in Elmira, NY. I graduated as salutatorian of Elmira Free Academy. I attended Rochester Institute of Technology, where I majored in Biochemistry. I ran varsity cross country and track all four years of attendance, published a thesis in physical chemistry, and graduated with highest honors. Thereafter I attended New York University School of Medicine and matched into orthopaedic surgery residency at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Following residency I completed fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY.

I joined the University of Rochester Medical Center as an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedics following my fellowship

Research

I am interested in hand, wrist, and elbow biomechanics. I am especially interested in distal radius fracture care, as well as elbow instability and elbow ligament reconstruction. I am a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

2012
MD | New York University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2017 - 07/31/2018
Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Icahn at Mount Sinai Beth Israel-Internal Medici

07/01/2013 - 06/30/2017
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Awards

2009 - 2011
J.T. Tai Scholarship for Academic Achievement

2008
Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
Distinguished Research Scholar Award
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
Undergraduate Award in Biochemistry
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
Daniel Pasto Research Fellowship
Sponsor: Chemistry Department, Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
USTFCCCA Division III Academic All-American Indoor Track & Field
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2007
Undergraduate Award in Physical Chemistry
Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY

2004
Salutatorian
Sponsor: Elmira Free Academy
Location: Elmira, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/3/2021
Lander RD, O'Donnell MJ. "A Case of Metastatic Prostate Cancer to the Distal Phalanx." Hand : official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery.. 2021 Jul 3; :15589447211028922. Epub 2021 Jul 03.

8/16/2019
O'Donnell MJ, Hausman MR. "High median nerve injury after arthroscopic elbow contracture release with complete recovery at 6 months." Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 2019 Aug 16; Epub 2019 Aug 16.

12/2017
O'Donnell M, Lavelle WF, Sun MH. "Spondylolisthesis with spondylolysis in a 17-month-old: a case report." Journal of spine surgery.. 2017 Dec; 3(4):689-692.

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