Donn Spight M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S.

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Faculty profile

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

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5 (36 Ratings, 13 Comments)


  • Digestive Health
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery


  • M.D., Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago Illinois 1999
  • 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


Dr. Donn Spight, Associate Professor, 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.


  • English

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

Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (36 Ratings, 13 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Mar 23, 2019

    Very personable and informative

  • Mar 23, 2019

    Seemed very caring and knowledgeable

  • Jan 05, 2019

    He is very kind and explains any issues in terms that are not scary and are easy to understand.

  • Dec 09, 2018

    He was nice and professional.

  • Nov 18, 2018

    He was very polite, friendly and explained everything very clearly. Answered all my questions

  • Nov 11, 2018

    Yes, he was very was a very good doctor. I enjoyed meeting him and I look forward to working with him.

  • Nov 04, 2018

    He was so personable, and informative... He put me at ease with his knowledge

  • Oct 21, 2018

    He listened to what I said. Asked me clear questions and then explained the implications of the answer. He was thorough and patient making sure he went through all the information.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    Dr. Spight was very kind, knowledgable and listened to me. I feel comfortable working with him.

  • Sep 22, 2018

    It was great.

  • Sep 22, 2018

    Excellent experience. I felt completely comfortable and really appreciate the attention to detail. Dr. Spight is the sets the bar for my reason to be at OHSU Center for Health and Healing!

  • Sep 08, 2018

    Don Spight is THE BEST. He?s attentive, personal, and an incredible surgeon.

  • Aug 03, 2018

    Dr. SPIGHT is extremely informative. He answered all my questions and helped me understand the ins and outs of both procedures offered to me at the time. He immediately put me at ease. I know he is the vest surgeon for the job.