Dr. Donovan grew up in upstate New York where he attended and graduated from Cornell University cum laude. He subsequently completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and a Transitional Year residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Dr. Donovan then went on to complete his ophthalmology residency training at the University of South Florida where he served as Chief Resident.

Following his residency training Dr. Donovan completed a two-year combined clinical and research fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the University of South Florida. Dr. Donovan’s research projects focused on infections of the cornea and ocular surface, corneal wound healing, and corneal crosslinking. During his fellowship he gained expertise in the treatment of a wide variety of cornea and ocular surface pathology and became proficient in multiple forms of corneal transplantation including penetrating keratoplasty (PKP), Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK), Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK). Through residency and fellowship Dr. Donovan has gained additional training and expertise in refractive surgery, cataract surgery, and treatment of ocular surface neoplasia.



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Procedures & Conditions

  • Cornea
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery



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Office Locations

Florida Eye & Cataract Institute
403 Vonderburg Drive
Suite 101
Brandon, FL 33511
Phone: (813) 681-1122