Plastic Surgeon in Columbus, Ohio – Meet Dr. Donaldson


Dr. Jeffrey H. Donaldson has brought the most current concepts in plastic surgery from around the country to his practice in Columbus, Ohio. He is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and has completed both fellowship and subspecialty-fellowship training with some of the most influential leaders in the field.  He has published scholarly articles and presented research at national and international meetings, he teaches medical students and resident surgeons and serves as a media consultant on a variety of plastic surgical topics.

football1Dr. Donaldson was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating from Upper Arlington High School, he attended Yale University, played quarterback for coaching legend Carmen Cozza and majored in English with professors Harold Bloom and Robert Stone.

Dr. Donaldson pursued his medical degree at The Ohio State University and a five-year general surgery residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He was selected from over 100 surgeons to train in plastic surgery fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. After completing this program, he was selected for a highly prestigious and sought-after oculoplastic/aesthetic surgery sub-specialty fellowship at Paces Plastic Surgery in Atlanta with Emory faculty members Mark Codner, Rod Hester, Sonny McCord and Foad Nahai. During the last 12 years of his medical education and training, Dr. Donaldson was invited to join his mentors and become academic faculty, but he decided to return to Columbus to establish a practice near family in his hometown.

Practicing in Ohio

Dr. Donaldson has hospital and operating privileges at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Dublin Methodist Hospital, and Riverside Outpatient Surgery Center. He specializes in plastic surgery procedures for the face, breast and body as well as reconstructive surgery for adults and children with problems related to birth defects, cancer disfigurement and motor vehicle injuries.

Dr. Donaldson also offers more non-invasive procedures such as Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Juvéderm and Perlane for treating wrinkles; he champions an innovative approach to skin care and provides a line of skin products currently unavailable anywhere else in Ohio.

Dr. Donaldson uniquely combines his Ohio roots and strong sense of community with world-class training and faculty exposure. He merges a personal attention to detail with warmth, understanding, and years of clinical experience.

In the Community

Dr. Jeffrey Donaldson and Donaldson Plastic Surgery believe in giving back to the local community. In 2011, Dr. Donaldson established DPS Cares, a philanthropic extension of his successful plastic surgery practice in Columbus, Ohio. Through popular events such as the “Likes for Lives” campaign, DPS Cares has donated thousands of dollars to local charities, hospitals, community events, high school athletics programs, and more.


In 2014, Dr. Donaldson was selected as a member of the Forty Under 40 awards program. Columbus Business First’s annual program honors distinguished up-and-coming professionals and community leaders. Honorees are evaluated on community service efforts and notable career achievements. Learn more about Dr. Donaldson’s awards and distinctions.

We invite you to call us at 614-442-7610 to schedule your personal consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey H. Donaldson. Read more about Dr. Donaldson’s plastic surgery specialties: