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About Dr. Robert Donatelli PT PhD

Founder and owner of Donatelli Physical Therapy & Sports clinic at 7229 West Sahara Ave. Suite 105 Las Vegas, NV 89117

Dr. Donatelli has been in practice for 35 years. His major focus has been outpatient physical therapy specializing in orthopedics and sports. In addition to treating patients his is a national and international lecturer. He has published 12 books and 40 article in peer review journals. Here are some of his career highlights.

 From 2010- 2011, Dr. Donatelli was asked work with the Chinese Olympic Teams at the Chinese Olympic Center in Beijing China. His responsibilities included, teaching the team physician’s and working with the Olympic athletes.    

   From May of 2001 to 2008, Dr. Donatelli was Andy Roddick’s physical therapist – While working with Dr. Donatelli he ranked in the top 10 for 10 years on the ATP tour.   

 Dr. Donatelli was the Director of Medical Services for the Champions Tennis Tour (over 35 professional tennis players) that was also the Masters Tour for ATP 1995-2001. Jimmy Conners and John McEnroe were among the players on the Champions Tennis Tour. He was the Physical Therapist for the ATP tour, Mexico City and the Lipton ATP tennis tournaments in 1996, Germany Open 1997, AT&T Challenge in Atlanta 1985-1999.

          From January 2004 Dr. Donatelli has worked on tour with the PGA for 6 months. In 2007 Dr. Donatelli traveled on the LPGA tour for two weeks and has worked with several professional golfers including Natalie Gublis, Amy Hung, Kim Hall and Fred Funk.

          Dr. Donatelli served as a member of the PBATS (Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society) Research Committee from 1996-2001.  In addition, he has served as a physical therapy consultant to the Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies, and Milwaukee Brewers baseball teams.

          Dr. Donatelli has worked with numerous professional athletes including Marquis Grissom (San Francisco Giants), Michael Barrett (Chicago Cubs), Brian Jordan (Atlanta Braves), Dale Murphy (Atlanta Braves), Tony Armis (Montreal Expos), Dan Uggla (Washington Nationals) Terrance Newman (Dallas Cowboys), Matt Stenchcome (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), David Riske (Milwaukee Brewers), Tyronn Lue ( Orlando Magic) Dahntay Jones (Indiana Pacers), Tayshaun Prince ( Detroit Pistons) Marcus Banks (Toranto Rapers), Al Harrington (New Knicks) and many more.

          Dr. Donatelli has published four textbooks – Physical Therapy of the Shoulder 5th Ed, Orthopedic Physical Therapy 4thed Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle 2nd Ed and Sports Specific Rehabilitation 1st.  

Dr. Donatelli lectures throughout the United States, Canada, England, Iceland, Italy, Prague, Greece, Ireland, China, Scotland, Australia, Russia, Spain, Portugal and lectured at the Swedish Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Donatelli has been the keynote speaker for the Romanian Physical Therapy Association for 2003 - 2007. Dr. Donatelli lectured in Italy, in 2010, at the International Conference on Manual Therapy and Exercise.