Minelva RN. Donato, MD PhD

Just Health Family Medicine

10 South Street
Suite 102
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Main: (203) 208-3230
Fax: (203) 208-3231

About Me

Dr Donato is a family medicine physician who cares for patients at all ages and stages of life. She is passionate about preventive medicine, lifestyle medicine, complex chronic disease management, women’s health, pediatric care, mental health, LGBTQ care, and immigrant and refugee health. As a scientist, she has a commitment to evidence-based medicine and quality improvement.

As a primary care physician, Dr. Donato loves partnering with her patients to empower them to achieve their individual and family health goals. She truly enjoys getting to know her patients as people first.

In her free time, Dr. Donato enjoys dancing, yoga, singing, painting, hiking, camping, playing with fur babies, attending science and natural history museums, being in nature, watching movies, musical theater, learning new things, and generally being outlandish.

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Family Medicine

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special interests

Adolescence through Adult and Elderhood
Complex Chronic Disease Management
Preventive Care
Mental Health
Women’s Health


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Education & Training

Medical School

University of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities


University of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities

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Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine


University of Minnesota Chapter, Gold
Humanism Honor Society
American Board of Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
The American Association of Immunologists

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