Courtney O'Donnell, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (2010)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–San Diego (CA) (2006)
Internship:
  • University of Washington Program (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Washington Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Orthopedics (2016)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2017)
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Orthopedics
  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Selberg CM, Chidsey B, Skelton A, Mayer S. Pelvic Osteotomies in the Child and Young Adult Hip: Indications and Surgical Technique. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31714417
  • Garg S, Bloch N, Potter M, Quick H, Palmer C, Michael N, O'Donnell C, Erickson M. Topical Vancomycin in Pediatric Spine Surgery Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infection: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Spine Deform. 2018 Sep - Oct;6(5):523-528. PubMed PMID: 30122387
  • Davila-Parrilla AD, Wylie J, O'Donnell C, Maranho DA, Carry P, Novais EN. Reliability of and Correlation Between Measurements of Acetabular Morphology. Orthopedics. 2018 Sep 1;41(5):e629-e635. PubMed PMID: 30011052
  • O'Donnell C, Michael N, Pan X, Emans J, Garg S, Erickson M. Anterior Spinal Fusion and Posterior Spinal Fusion Both Effectively Treat Lenke Type 5 Curves in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Multicenter Study. Spine Deform. 2018 May - Jun;6(3):231-240. PubMed PMID: 29735131
  • Michael N, Carry P, Erickson M, Bloch N, Gibbons S, O'Donnell C, Garg S. Spine and Thoracic Height Measurements Have Excellent Interrater and Intrarater Reliability in Patients With Early Onset Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Feb 15;43(4):270-274. PubMed PMID: 28665821
  • Davila-Parrilla AD, Wylie J, O'Donnell C, Maranho DA, Carry P, Novais EN. Reliability of and Correlation Between Measurements of Acetabular Morphology. Orthopedics. 2018 Sep 1;41(5):e629-e635. PubMed PMID: 30011052
  • Garg S, Bloch N, Potter M, Quick H, Palmer C, Michael N, O'Donnell C, Erickson M. Topical Vancomycin in Pediatric Spine Surgery Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infection: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Spine Deform. 2018 Sep - Oct;6(5):523-528. PubMed PMID: 30122387
  • O'Donnell C, Bloch N, Michael N, Erickson M, Garg S. Management of Scoliosis in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. JBJS Rev. 2017 Jul;5(7):e8. PubMed PMID: 28742716
  • Michael N, Carry P, Erickson M, Bloch N, Gibbons S, O'Donnell C, Garg S. Spine and Thoracic Height Measurements have Excellent Interrater and Intrarater Reliability in Patients with Early Onset Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28665821
  • O'Donnell C, Michael N, Bloch N, Erickson M, Garg S. Strategies to Minimize Blood Loss and Transfusion in Pediatric Spine Surgery. JBJS Rev. 2017 May;5(5):e1. PubMed PMID: 28471775
  • O'Donnell C, Foster J, Mooney R, Beebe C, Donaldson N, Heare T. Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia. JBJS Rev. 2017 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28437289
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Hip Preservation Surgery, Specialized Training (2016)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Specialized Training (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Leg Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures
Clinical Interests
Procedures: Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) Pelvic Osteotomy Femoral Osteotomy Surgical Hip Dislocation Modified Dunn Procedure Clinical Conditions Treated: Hip Dysplasia - Child, Adolescent, Adult Developmental Hip Dysplasia (DDH) - Infant, Child Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (Perthes) Femoracetabular Impingement Femoral Anteversion/Retroversion Pediatric Orthopedics Hip disorders

Care Philosophy
My philosophy of care is a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.

Personal Interests
My interests include surgical care and treatment of pediatric orthopedic hip patients.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (2010)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–San Diego (CA) (2006)
Internships:
  • University of Washington Program (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Washington Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Orthopedics (2016)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2017)
Department: Orthopedics
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