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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
36 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Colvin is Good. Dr. Colvin has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Donald Colvin, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
  • Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)
  • Anal Ulcer (Fissure in Ano)
  • Clinical Research
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Colvin graduated from University of Florida, Gainesville. He has 3 awards.

Clinical Surgical Instructor of the year 1989 % 1998 Georgetown University
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)


Dr. Colvin has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital 
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Donald B. Colvin MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Donald B. Colvin practice?
Dr. Donald Colvin has 2 office locations.
Dr. Donald Colvin practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Fairfax, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Alexandria, VA.
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