Donn Spight, M.D., FACS, FASMBS

  • Professor of Surgery, Division of Bariatric Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Donn Spight, Professor of Surgery, is a minimally invasive foregut and bariatric surgeon. He is actively involved in surgery resident training and has served as the VirtuOHSU Medical Director since 2007. In addition to his residency program involvement, he serves as Chair of the Medical Student Committee for the Society of Black Academic Surgeons.


  • M.D., 1999, Northwestern University Medical School
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1999-2006
  • Fellowship:

    • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR., 2007
  • Certifications:

    • Oregon State Board of Medical Examiners
    • American Board of Surgery, 2008

Honors and awards

  • David W.E. Baird Award, Excellence in Teaching: Junior Faculty, OHSU School of Medicine, 2013

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of Black Academic Surgeons
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract
  • Mackenzie Society


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