Richard Donaldson, DO


Family is Everything

Dr. Donaldson graduated from Pleasant Grove High School and Brigham Young University before heading to beautiful West Virginia to study medicine. He chose to specialize in Family Medicine and completed a Family Medicine internship and residency in Galveston, Texas.  For the last six years, he has served as the Medical Director and Family Physician in Castle Dale, Utah. He is a skilled and kind physician who truly enjoys his specialty. He has deep experience in providing primary care services to patients of all ages. He has also been the medical director for a nursing home and for a Wilderness Therapy program. Along with his wife, Jennifer and their four children, John, Lila, Anders, and Audasi, they enjoy the outdoors and are very happy to be back home in Utah County.

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” – Earl Nightingale

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For appointments with Richard Donaldson, DO call 801-798-7301.

Richard Donaldson, DO provides services at:

Spanish Fork
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Services provided by Richard Donaldson, DO

    Accepting new patients:

  • I am accepting new patients.

    Medical Education:

  • 2003-2007 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Undergraduate Medical Honor Society
  • 1997-1999 Associate in Science, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
  • 1999-2003 Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy, Minor in Scandinavian Studies, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT


  • 2008-2011 Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


  • 2008-2011 Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

    Board Certifications:

  • Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine


  • American Academy of Family Physicians/American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association/American Osteopathic Association
  • Utah Medical Association

    Honors and Awards:

  • Southeast Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine Annual Resident Award 2010
  • UTMB Family Medicine Award for Academic Excellence 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Award of Excellence: Go Diabetes!
  • UTMB Family Medicine Intern of the Year 2008