About Dr. D
Valerie P. Donaldson, M.D., is the Founder, President, and Medical Director of the REGENERATIVE MEDICINE CENTER, and Medical Director of Applied Medical Research for Life Force Tampa, LLC.
Dr. Donaldson graduated from Rush Medical College in 1980. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Anti-Aging Medicine, and Functional Medicine. She started her career in the Emergency Room. At UPMC Presby Emergency Department, she authored papers on the effects of intubation techniques on the traumatic cervical spine, and the use of laboratory results in the ER.
The untimely sudden death of her mother during an elective spine procedure catapulted her thinking beyond traditional medicine of treating symptoms to seeking and treating the cause of disease. She became a pioneer of many “firsts”.
She is the first MD in Pittsburgh:
She is the first MD in the US:
Dr Donaldson is the first MD in the world:
She now specializes in arthritis and autoimmune diseases using energy and regenerative medicine as forms of therapy. She also combines age management, facial and body rejuvenation, anti-aging supplements, and Dr. Emma’s HCG Weight loss Program to help people obtain optimal health.
She feels her greatest accomplishment is seen in her five children who strive for perfection in their respective fields, continually give back to the world, and who supported her in times when many others did not.
Her mission is helping people authentically live life to their fullest heartfelt happiness and joy. In other words, the only thing people really desire in life is to feel good! Dr. Donaldson helps people learn how!