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James Donovan, MD

Professor of Surgery; Chief, Section of Urology

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Colorado
  • Medical Degree: Northwestern University
  • General Surgery Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Urology Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Children’s Memorial Hospital, and VA Lakeside Hospital
  • Advanced Training in Male Infertility: Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1988
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Urology, 1989
  • Medical License State of Ohio
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 2519
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-0983
  • Email james.donovan2@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Sidana, Abhinav; Donovan, James F; Gaitonde, Krishnanath 2014. Surgeons' preferences and practice patterns regarding intraoperative frozen section during partial nephrectomy. Urologic oncology, ,

Tsivian, Matvey; Rampersaud, Edward N; Del Pilar Laguna Pes, Maria; Joniau, Steven; Leveillee, Raymond J; Shingleton, William B; Aron, Monish; Kim, Charles Y; DeMarzo, Angelo M; Desai, Mihir M; Meler, James D; Donovan, James F; Klingler, Hans Christoph; Sopko, David R; Madden, John F; Marberger, Michael; Ferrandino, Michael N; Polascik, Thomas J 2014. Small renal mass biopsy - how, what and when: report from an international consensus panel. BJU international, 113 6, 854-63

Mouraviev, Vladimir; Verma, Sadhna; Kalyanaraman, Balaji; Zhai, Qihui J; Gaitonde, Krishnanath; Pugnale, Michael; Donovan, James F 2013. The feasibility of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging for targeted biopsy using novel navigation systems to detect early stage prostate cancer: the preliminary experience. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 27 7, 820-5

Deorah, Sundeep; Rao, Marepalli B; Raman, Rachna; Gaitonde, Krishnanath; Donovan, James F 2012. Survival of patients with small cell carcinoma of the prostate during 1973-2003: a population-based study. BJU international, 109 6, 824-30

Klein, Martina I; Warm, Joel S; Riley, Michael A; Matthews, Gerald; Doarn, Charles; Donovan, James F; Gaitonde, Krishnanath 2012. Mental workload and stress perceived by novice operators in the laparoscopic and robotic minimally invasive surgical interfaces. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 26 8, 1089-94

Sidana, Abhinav; Patil, Nilesh; Donovan, James F 2012. Role of 1 week of antibiotic prophylaxis before percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Urological research, 40 6, 805-6

Salkini, Mohamad W; Doarn, Charles R; Kiehl, Nicholai; Broderick, Timothy J; Donovan, James F; Gaitonde, Krishnanath 2010. The role of haptic feedback in laparoscopic training using the LapMentor II. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 24 1, 99-102

Klein, Martina I; Warm, Joel S; Riley, Michael A; Matthews, Gerald; Gaitonde, Krishnanath; Donovan, James F 2008. Perceptual distortions produce multidimensional stress profiles in novice users of an endoscopic surgery simulator. Human factors, 50 2, 291-300

Metwalli, Adam R; Davis, Ryan G; Donovan, James F 2004. Visual impairment after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 18 9, 888-90

Lee, Marcy; Donovan, James F 2002. Laparoscopic omentectomy for salvage of peritoneal dialysis catheters. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 16 4, 241-4

Moore, Debora K; Kwon, Eugene E; Donovan, James F 2002. Continent jejunal reservoir dialysis for end-stage renal disease: is it possible? Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 16 8, 575-80

Colegrove, P M; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; See, W A 1999. Laparoscopic practice patterns among North American urologists 5 years after formal training. The Journal of urology, 161 3, 881-6

Donovan, J F; DiBaise, M; Sparks, A E; Kessler, J; Sandlow, J I 1998. Comparison of microscopic epididymal sperm aspiration and intracytoplasmic sperm injection/in-vitro fertilization with repeat microscopic reconstruction following vasectomy: is second attempt vas reversal worth the effort? Human reproduction (Oxford, England), 13 2, 387-93

Gill, I S; Clayman, R V; Albala, D M; Aso, Y; Chiu, A W; Das, S; Donovan, J F; Fuchs, G J; Gaur, D D; Go, H; Gomella, L G; Grune, M T; Harewood, L M; Janetschek, G; Knapp, P M; McDougall, E M; Nakada, S Y; Preminger, G M; Puppo, P; Rassweiler, J J; Royce, P L; Thomas, R; Urban, D A; Winfield, H N 1998. Retroperitoneal and pelvic extraperitoneal laparoscopy: an international perspective. Urology, 52 4, 566-71

Cooper, C S; Donovan, J F; Terrell, R B; Cohen, M B; Winfield, H N 1997. Hip and knee replacement as a relative contraindication to laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection. The Journal of urology, 158 1, 128-30

Cooper, C S; Rier, K; Donovan, J F 1997. Pyeloduodenal fistula associated with a ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Surgery, 121 3, 355-6

Donovan, J F; Cooper, C S; Lund, G O; Winfield, H N 1997. Laparoscopic nephrectomy of a horseshoe kidney. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 11 3, 181-4

Lund, G O; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; See, W A; Loening, S A; Williams, R D 1997. Laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection following definitive radiotherapy for carcinoma of the prostate. The Journal of urology, 157 2, 548-51

Cooper, C S; Cohen, M B; Donovan, J F 1996. Splenectomy complicating left nephrectomy. The Journal of urology, 155 1, 30-6

Cooper, C S; Kwon, E D; Donovan, J F 1996. Traumatic ureteroduodenal fistula. The Journal of trauma, 41 3, 553-5

Donovan, J F; Hade, D K; Lavelle, J P; Kwon, E D 1996. Continent small-intestine reservoir construction: a tapered intussusceptum promotes sustained continence. World journal of urology, 14 6, 370-4

Glascock, J M; Winfield, H N; Lund, G O; Donovan, J F; Ping, S T; Griffiths, D L 1996. Carbon dioxide homeostasis during transperitoneal or extraperitoneal laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy: a real-time intraoperative comparison. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 10 4, 319-23

Kwon, E D; Donovan, J F; Schedl, H P 1996. Physical determinants of solute and water clearance by the perfused dog jejunum. The Journal of surgical research, 61 1, 215-20

Donovan, J F 1995. Microscopic vasovasostomy: current practice and future trends. Microsurgery, 16 5, 325-32

Lund, G O; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F 1995. Laparoscopically assisted penile revascularization for vasculogenic impotence. The Journal of urology, 153 6, 1923-6

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; Lund, G O; Kreder, K J; Stanley, K E; Brown, B P; Loening, S A; Clayman, R V 1995. Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: initial experience and comparison to the open surgical approach. The Journal of urology, 153 5, 1409-14

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; Troxel, S A; Rashid, T M 1995. Laparoscopic urologic surgery. The financial realities. Surgical oncology clinics of North America, 4 2, 307-14

Donovan, J F 1994. Laparoscopic varix ligation. Urology, 44 4, 467-9

Kwon, E D; Schedl, H P; Donovan, J F 1994. Deoxycholate effects on plasma solute clearance by gut perfusion in dog. The Journal of surgical research, 57 5, 549-55

Sandlow, J I; Donovan, J F 1994. The infertile couple. The New England journal of medicine, 330 16, 1154; author reply 1

Stanley, K E; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F 1994. Urologic laparoscopy. Surgery annual, 26 , 67-88

See, W A; Fisher, R J; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F 1993. Laparoscopic surgical training: effectiveness and impact on urological surgical practice patterns. The Journal of urology, 149 5, 1054-7

Stanley, K E; Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; Fallon, B 1993. Laparoscopic nephrectomy in crossed fused renal ectopia. Urology, 42 4, 375-8

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F 1993. Ligating varicoceles through the laparoscope. Contemporary urology, 5 9, 19-26

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; Godet, A S; Clayman, R V 1993. Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: initial case report for benign disease. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, 7 6, 521-6

Donovan, J F; Winfield, H N 1992. Laparoscopic varix ligation. The Journal of urology, 147 1, 77-81

Kwon, E D; Schedl, H P; Donovan, J F; Carson, R A; Williams, R D 1992. Transport properties of an in situ jejunal reservoir in dogs. The American journal of physiology, 262 3 Pt 2, F517-22

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F 1992. Laparoscopic varicocelectomy. Seminars in urology, 10 3, 152-60

Winfield, H N; Donovan, J F; See, W A; Loening, S A; Williams, R D 1991. Urological laparoscopic surgery. The Journal of urology, 146 4, 941-8

Hammitt, D G; Syrop, C H; Hahn, S J; Walker, D L; Butkowski, C R; Donovan, J F 1990. Comparison of concurrent pregnancy rates for in-vitro fertilization--embryo transfer, pronuclear stage embryo transfer and gamete intra-fallopian transfer. Human reproduction (Oxford, England), 5 8, 947-54

Donovan, J F; Kaplan, W E 1989. The therapy of genital trauma by dog bite. The Journal of urology, 141 5, 1163-5

Donovan, J F; Winfield, H N; Williams, R D 1989. Construction of the intestinal stoma with an intraluminal stapling device. The Journal of urology, 142 5, 1279-81

Hammitt, D G; Bedia, E; Rogers, P R; Syrop, C H; Donovan, J F; Williamson, R A 1989. Comparison of motility stimulants for cryopreserved human semen. Fertility and sterility, 52 3, 495-502

Grmoljez, P F; Donovan, J F; Willman, V L 1976. Traumatic inferior vena caval obstruction. The Journal of trauma, 16 9, 746-8

Kalyanaraman, Balaji; Gaitonde, Krishnanath; Donovan, James F . Molecular profiling of small renal masses: Current status and future directions. Indian journal of urology : IJU : journal of the Urological Society of India, 25 4, 485-8