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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology • Male • Age 65

9300 Valley Childrens Pl # 2215
Madera, CA 93636
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Dr. McDonald's Experience

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Dr. McDonald's Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Procedures Dr. McDonald Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Hospital Quality

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Valley Children's Hospital
9300 Valley Childrens Pl
Madera, CA 93636

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Gastroenterology Clinic
Gastroenterology Clinic
9300 Valley Childrens Pl # 2215
Madera, CA 93636
Childrens Hospital Central CA
Childrens Hospital Central CA
1190 Olivewood Dr Ste A
Merced, CA 95348
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    Dr. McDonald's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
    3

    Background Check for Dr. McDonald

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Kans Med Center
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Kans Med Center
    Complete in 1978

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex Med Br
    Complete in 1981
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. McDonald & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. McDonald's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.7
    • 18 Star Ratings
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    2.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends

    2.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Dr. McDonald's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.9 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    17 responses

    Experience with Dr. McDonald

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.8 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.9 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

    18 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Clinic
    9300 Valley Childrens Pl # 2215
    Madera, CA 93636
    (559) 353-5745 (Office)
    B
    Childrens Hospital Central CA
    1190 Olivewood Dr Ste A
    Merced, CA 95348
    (209) 726-0199 (Office)
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