Lane Donnelly, MD, joins Nemours in January 2011 as Chief Medical Officer and Physician-in-Chief of Nemours Children’s Hospital. Scheduled to open in 2012, Nemours Children’s Hospital is located in the integrated pediatric health care campus at Lake Nona’s Medical City in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Donnelly is also Vice President and a member of the Executive Team at Nemours, one of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems. As Chair of Radiology, he oversees all pediatric radiology services across the enterprise.
Prior to Nemours, Dr. Donnelly was Radiologist-in-Chief and Director of Biodiagnostics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 2002, where he also served as the Frederic N. Silverman Chair of Pediatric Radiology. Under Dr. Donnelly’s leadership, the CCHMC radiology department achieved recognition as a national leader for its volume of pediatric imaging, research and as one of the largest pediatric radiology training programs in the country.
Dr. Donnelly earned his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency at the University Hospital Medical Center at the University of Cincinnati and a pediatric radiology fellowship
Dr. Donnelly is a nationally recognized physician and scholar with accomplishments in research, multidisciplinary care, teaching, patient safety, and quality improvement. He has taught at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Duke University Medical School, and authored over 200 publications. He holds offices with the American Board of Radiology, the Society for Pediatric Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and is board certified in pediatric radiology. Dr. Donnelly’s numerous honors for research in quality and safety include the Singleton-Taybi Award for Lifetime Achievements in Education from the Society for Pediatric Radiology, in April 2009.
Throughout his career, Dr. Donnelly has worked with leading children’s hospitals and established partnerships at the local, state, and national levels to enhance care for children. Dr. Donnelly’s accomplishments and passions align perfectly with Nemours' commitment to achieve the highest standards in children’s health worldwide through clinical treatment, research, advocacy, educational health, and prevention services for its families and communities.