Penn Medicine
Help | Search | Site Map | Contact   
faculty photo

Derek James Donegan, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director of Orthopaedic Trauma Education, University of Pennsylvania for Penn Ortho Trauma & Fracture Reconstruction Service
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Penn Medicine Musculoskeletal Center
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Therapeutic Recreation)
Ithaca College, 1999.
n/a (Pre-med post-baccalaureate)
Temple University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
MBA (Business Administration)
Temple University Fox School of Business, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2011.
Fellow, Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2011-2012.
USMLE Part 1: Pass, 2004.
USMLE Part 2 CK: Pass, 2005.
USMLE Part 2 CS: Pass, 2005.
USMLE Part 3: Pass, 2007.
ABOS Part 1: Pass, 2011.
ABOS Part II: Pass, 2014.
ABOS Recertification, 2024.
Permanent link
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Description of Clinical Expertise

Fox 29 News special: "Pet related Injuries"
Aired: 1/28/2016

Description of Other Expertise

Digital Health Technology:
"RAIN & ORtelligence Partner to Voice-Enable Hospital Operating Rooms"
Published: May 2020

Selected Publications

Vail EA, Feng R, Sieber F, Carson JL, Ellenberg SS, Magaziner J, Dillane D, Marcantonio ER, Sessler DI, Ayad S, Stone T.: Long-term outcomes with spinal versus general anesthesia for hip fracture surgery: A randomized trial. Anesthesiology. October 2023.

Mastrangelo S, Berns E, Headen C, Donegan D. : Schatzker IV Tibial Plateau Fracture after Taser Utilization: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. UPOJ June 2023.

O'Brien K, Feng R, Sieber F, Marcantonio ER, Tierney A, Magaziner J, Carson JL, Dillane D, Sessler DI, Menio D, Ayad S.: Outcomes with spinal versus general anesthesia for patients with and without preoperative cognitive impairment: Secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. Alzheimer's & Dementia. May 2023.

Stevenson KL, Stein MK, Fryhofer GW, Looby S, Donegan D, Mehta S. : Liposomal Bupivacaine Decreases Intravenous Opioid Use in Patients with Hip Fracture: A Modification to a Novel Pain Protocol. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 31(5), March 2023.

Bogoch E, Marcano-Fernández FA, Schemitsch EH, Zhou Q, Bzovsky S, Bhandari M, Schneider PS, Swiontkowski M, Sprague S, FAITH Investigators, HEALTH Investigators.: High Rates of Imminent Subsequent Fracture After Femoral Neck Fracture in the Elderly. JBJS November 2022.

Neuman MD, Feng R, Ellenberg SS, Sieber F, Sessler DI, Magaziner J, Elkassaban N, Schwenk ES, Dillane D, Marcantonio ER, Menio D.: Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction With Spinal Versus General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Annals of internal medicine. Annals of internal medicine. July 2022.

Stein MK, Fryhofer GW, Blumenthal S, Huang V, Donegan DJ, Mehta S.: Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear: Symptoms of Depression and Suicidality in Orthopaedic Surgeons. JBJS. 104(11), June 2022.

Tyler AF, Ahn J, Donegan DJ. : Local Infiltrative Analgesia of Murine Femur Fractures In Vivo Does Not Inhibit Fracture Healing. Cureus. 14(3), March 2022.

Stein MK, Kelly JD, Useem M, Donegan DJ, Levin LS. : Training surgery residents to be leaders: construction of a resident leadership curriculum. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 149(3): 765-771, February 2022.

Sprague S, Guyatt P, Bzovsky S, Nguyen U, Bhandari M, Thabane L, Petrisor B, Johal HS, Leonard J, Dodds S, Mossuto F. : Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating pre-operative aqueous antiseptic skin solution in open fractures (Aqueous-PREP): the feasibility of a cluster randomized crossover study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 1(7), December 2021.

back to top
Last updated: 02/20/2024
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
© The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Site best viewed with a supported browser.
SOM Home International Programs Penn Alumni Clinical Trials Centers and Institutes Departments Faculty Research Education Administration