Dr. David Donaldson, MD

Dr. David Donaldson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. David Donaldson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Pocatello, ID and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

333 N 18th Ave Ste B3

Pocatello, ID 83201

Contact Information

(208) 232-2146

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Donaldson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Donaldson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Suny-Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Suny-Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donaldson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donaldson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donaldson to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Donaldson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I do not like the way the receptionists talk to you when you are in the office. They make you feel like you are a huge inconvenience. I was referred to ISU dizziness and balance department. After waiting for them to call for a month like the Dr told me they would do I called the office back and...more
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Dr. Donaldson was very kind and good to our daughter. However the women at the front deak were incredibly rude. We came in for our check up appointment and they blatently ignored me at the window, after standing there patiently I heard one say very snobbishly "we're not seeing her unless she has an...more
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Information was not sent to primary care doctor during treatment per request at appointments. PA requested a MRI but front desk never scheduled even after calling to remind them twice.
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Dr. Donaldson has treated my two kids, going onto treat my third. He is also treated my stepdad and my mom! There is nobody else I would trust with my family with ear, nose and throats needs! As far as I am certain he is the best at what he does! He is taking excellent care of my family and he...more
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After thoroughly explaining that my lump could be cancerous or may be nothing, I was sent to the hospital for a further test. The doctor or his office never called to report the findings of the test and no resolution to my condition was suggested. I'm headed to a second opinion...I think I got...more
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