Dr. Charles McDonald, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 71

Dr. McDonald
2100 Webster St Ste 329 San Francisco, CA 94115

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Dr. Charles McDonald, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Francisco, CA and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McDonald has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Utah School of Medicine medical school in 1972. He is affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McDonald to book an appointment.

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Dr. McDonald is affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus San Francisco, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. McDonald

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McDonald treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McDonald treats other conditions, please contact the office at (415) 749-5779.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. McDonald is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Dr. McDonald's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. McDonald accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
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Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles McDonald, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Francisco, CA and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McDonald has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Fellowship Hospital
UCSF Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Residency Hospital
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Internship Hospital
1972
University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Charles McDonald, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McDonald frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. McDonald specializes.

Where is Dr. Charles McDonald, MD's office located?

Dr. McDonald's office is located at 2100 Webster St Ste 329, San Francisco, CA 94115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Charles McDonald, MD speak?

Dr. McDonald speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

2100 Webster St Ste 329 San Francisco, CA 94115
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San Francisco Audiology2100 Webster St Ste 202 San Francisco, CA 94115
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. McDonald is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

San Francisco, CA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)