Dr. Edward McDonald, MD

Dr. Edward McDonald, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Edward McDonald, MD is a neurology specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in neurology.

655 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste C

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

(770) 771-6916

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. McDonald'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "Dr. Frank McDonald and his staff are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurological illnesses. We believe that healing occurs only when we treat the patient, not just the disease. So you can expect to be treated by clinicians who are warm and caring and who respect your needs."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Mississippi Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McDonald's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. McDonald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My father was in pain with a migraine and he just said there wasn't anything he could do for him. My father has been going to him for 15 years and Dr McDonald would not assist my dad. He is not a considerate doctor.
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I was scheduled to have an appointment with Dr. McDonald but when they called to confirm the day before, suddenly it was with a Family Nurse Practitioner who wasn't listed on their office website, had no information about what training in neurology she had, nada. She sends in multiple scrips that...more
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He was absolutely the worst doctor I have ever seen. He rushed me rapidly firing questions and then just said "no you don't have alzheimers" and walked out. I was in my car, not even out of the parking lot and he came running out to his sports car to leave. I was the last patient on a Friday and I...more
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