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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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assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Surgery

Biography

Dr. O’Donnell is fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity orthopaedic surgeries. He completed his fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. During the first year of his fellowship, Dr. O’Donnell refined his expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery, from endoscopic carpal tunnel release to finger replantation surgery. He is especially interested in common hand ailments such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, and Dupuytren’s contracture, as well as all upper extremity trauma. He regularly performs wide awake surgical techniques, such that patients do not require systemic sedation for hand surgery.

Dr. O'Donnell is currently seeing new patients at the Department of Orthopaedics’ Victor location and St. James Mercy in Hornell. He also operates at both facilities and is committed to keeping patient care local, to maximize the patient experience and minimize their travel.

Specialties:
-Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
-Wide awake surgery including: trigger finger release, Dupuytren’s contracture, mass excisions, & tendon repairs
-Hand, wrist, & upper extremity fractures
-Upper extremity arthritis including basal joint, wrist, elbow, & shoulder
-Arthroscopic shoulder surgery including rotator cuff repair
-Shoulder replacement surgery
-All peripheral nerve compression neuropathies & injuries
-Office based ultrasound

Professional Background

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

Dr. O'Donnell joined the University of Rochester Medical Center as an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedics following his fellowship. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Research

Dr. O'Donnell is interested in hand, wrist, and elbow biomechanics. He is especially interested in distal radius fracture care, as well as elbow instability and elbow ligament reconstruction. During his fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, he was a member of the Dr. Hausman research lab.

Credentials

Education

2012
MD | New York University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2017 - 07/31/2018
Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York City

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

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 0; 3(4):689-692.

2012
O'Donnell, M. "Is There a Long-term Mortality from Bariatric Surgery?" . Clinical Correlations: The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine. 2012; .

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