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David L. Donaldson, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 587-3922 Utah Diabetes Center
615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Bio

Dr. Donaldson received his medical degree from UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at the LA County – USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California and a fellowship in Genetics, Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City where he also received a Master’s degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Donaldson is board certified in Pediatrics and in the subspecialty of Pediatric Endocrinology.

He was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine for five years followed by eight years at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City – the last five years as a tenured Associate Professor. Dr. Donaldson then spent four years as an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he was also the medical director for the Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Service for Columbia Sunrise Hospital and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

Dr. Donaldson is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and coordinates the pediatric residency endocrinology rotation. He is an attending physician for the Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic and for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic.

He is currently involved in clinical research related to the genetics and prevention of Type 1 diabetes. Other research interests/activities include growth hormone or disorders of growth and parent-child interactions in managing type 1 diabetes.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Endocrinology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Endocrine)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Type 1 diabetes genetics, prediction, and prevention
  • Patient-Centered Care

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Endocrinology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Endocrine)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-3922 Utah Diabetes Center
Utah Diabetes Center
615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Donaldson received his medical degree from UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at the LA County – USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California and a fellowship in Genetics, Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City where he also received a Master’s degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Donaldson is board certified in Pediatrics and in the subspecialty of Pediatric Endocrinology.

He was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine for five years followed by eight years at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City – the last five years as a tenured Associate Professor. Dr. Donaldson then spent four years as an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he was also the medical director for the Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Service for Columbia Sunrise Hospital and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

Dr. Donaldson is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and coordinates the pediatric residency endocrinology rotation. He is an attending physician for the Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic and for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic.

He is currently involved in clinical research related to the genetics and prevention of Type 1 diabetes. Other research interests/activities include growth hormone or disorders of growth and parent-child interactions in managing type 1 diabetes.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Oklahoma
Biochemistry
M.S.
Fellowship University of Oklahoma
Genetics, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Fellow
Residency LA County - USC Medical Center
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical University of California - Los Angeles
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Chemistry
B.S.

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