My personal passions for baseball and cycling often give me unique insights about how to treat sports-related injuries.



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Defining a Hand Surgeon: LT Donovan, D.O.

Listen to Summit Orthopedics’ expert LT Donovan, DO share the specialty training required and scope of practice for a hand surgeon. You might be surprised, they have specialty training for far more than just hand conditions.

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Dr. LT Donovan’s Approach to Care

LT Donovan, D.O., is a hand surgeon at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. His specialties include: Elbow, wrist, hand, arthritis, repetitive motion trauma, sports medicine.

“My personal passions for baseball and cycling often give me unique insights about how to treat sports-related injuries.”

Undergraduate Studies
University of Iowa — Des Moines, Iowa

Medical School
College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery — Des Moines, Iowa

Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center — Augusta, GA

Walter Reed Army Medical Center — Washington, DC

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Volunteering surgical skills in Honduras at One World Surgery/Holy Family Surgery Center

Baseball, cycling

Carpal Tunnel Release: Quality Information

Survey Feedback

I would recommend Dr. Donovan any time and will definitely see him again if any other hand issues happen.

Survey Feedback

Dr. Donovan was very informative and receptive to questions.  He gave me all the information I needed to help me with my medical condition.  I would highly recommend him.

Comment from patient satisfaction survey

Dr. Donovan is extremely knowledgeable in his field, was easy to talk to and I felt confident in his suggestions regarding my future care needs.

Patient Survey Comment

Dr. Donovan has done many surgeries on my hands and wrists. He is awesome and I really trust him.

Comment from patient satisfaction survey

Being a published professional artist (20+ years).  My work is sold worldwide, I was MORE anxious having my right hand – my painting hand – operated on everyone was NICE and reassuring.

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