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  • B.S. - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974
  • M.D. - University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1977
  • General Surgery - VA Hospital in Lincoln, 1977-1978
  • Orthopaedic - University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1978-1982
Fellowship/Advanced Training:
University of Iowa, School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 1982-1983
  • Sports Medicine & Trauma Fellowship
Board Certification:
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985
  • Joint Replacement - Hip and Knee
  • Surgery of the Shoulder
  • General Orthopaedics
Clinical Support Staff:
  • Amanda S., ATC
  • Kylee L., PA-C

Donald J. Walla, M.D.

Donald J. Walla,  MDA native of Columbus, Nebraska, Dr. Walla joined Nebraska Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine (NOASM) in April 2003. Prior to this, he along with Dr. Ron Schwab, were in private practice at Lincoln Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine. He completed his medical training and orthopaedic residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He went on to complete his Orthopaedic Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine and Trauma at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. In addition to his practice at NOASM, he provides orthopaedic care to the communities of Syracuse and Fairbury on a weekly basis. 

Dr. Walla is married and has two daughters. He enjoys water activities, golfing and family vacations to Lake Okoboji. 

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