Robert F. Donnell, MD, FACS
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Associate Professor, Urology, The Medical College of Wisconsin
Robert F. Donnell, MD, FACS, is the vice president and chief medical informatics officer for the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. He joined the clinical informatics team in 2003 and was appointed to CMIO in July 2016. He leads efforts to enhance care models and the network’s population health infrastructure through the electronic medical record. He is recognized nationally for his leadership and expertise in real-time clinical decision support.
Dr. Donnell is a practicing urologist at Froedtert Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Center and an associate professor of Urology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
He is a nationally renowned and received five National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute research grants in the area of benign prostate disease and prostate cancer prevention earning him a position as one of the principle authors on the national guidelines committee for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH). He is an academic leader in the management of BPH and the utility of cryosurgery for prostate cancer.
Dr. Donnell received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Marquette University before earning his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s affiliated hospitals and a Research Fellowship in Prostate Disease and Ultrasound from Riverside Research Institute – New York, UC Irvine – Calif., and the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his board certification in Clinical Informatics in 2015 and is board certified in Urology.