Leonard Donato, VMD
Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Avian Practice
Since the age of five, Dr. Donato dreamed about becoming a veterinarian. After studying for four years at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and four years at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, he attained his longtime goal. As a student, Dr. Donato was responsible for the medical and surgical care of animals at the University of Pennsylvania Wildlife Service. Dr. Donato spent time at the Minnesota Raptor Center working with Dr. Patrick Redig. After completing his studies, Dr. Donato was an Associate Veterinarian at Rothman Animal Hospital from 1996 to 2000. His caseload included traditional and non-traditional pets.
As a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (A.A.V.), Dr. Donato lectured at several national conventions. Throughout his career he has been actively providing continuing education opportunities for veterinarians, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians.
In February 2001, Dr. Donato became the owner of Radnor Veterinary Hospital. He treats dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, amphibians, hedgehogs, sugar gliders and other non-traditional pets. Dr. Donato's areas of interest include orthopedics, endoscopy, and wildlife & exotic pet medicine and surgery. Dr. Donato lives in Wayne, PA with his wife, Marianne, daughters, Lena and Christina, and son, Joseph. The Donato family shares their home with a persian cat named McLovin, a bearded dragon named Derrik, and a hermit crab named Bernice. Dr. Donato enjoys martial arts, table tennis, and hiking on the Appalachian Trail.