Patricia O’Donnell, DO
Patricia O’Donnell, D.O., joined R&B Medical Group in 2007 after finishing her residency at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor’s at the University of Pittsburgh graduating cum laude and then her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating summa cum laude.
Dr. O’Donnell believes in a holistic approach to healthcare, which is why she choose her pathway in medicine as a D.O. Many people often ask her what a D.O. is.
A D.O., a Doctor of Osteopathy, is very similar to a MD, but brings something extra. D.O.s focus on preventative healthcare and offer alternative therapies such as Osteopathic manipulative therapy, OMT. OMT utilizes the musculoskeletal systems with a hands on approach to treat a variety of ailments, i.e. migraines, fibromyalgia.
Dr. O’Donnell is a resident of Lancaster, New York with her husband and two children. She also owns her own business, Medical Laser Professionals, with Dr. Mucciarella.
“I’m privileged my patients choose me to take care of them, and consider them a part of my family”, she shared.