Dr. Douglas McDonald is a Primary Care physician specializing in Sports Medicine. Dr. McDonald grew up in Colorado and...Read More
See how Dr. McDonald's experience matches your preferences.
For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.
Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.
Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.
Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.
View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.
Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.
View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends is 5 out of 5
Dr. McDonald accepts 17 insurance carriers
*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment
Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. McDonald has admitting privileges.
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Dr. McDonald does not have any procedures listed. If you are Dr. McDonald and would like to add procedures you perform, please update your free profile.
No malpractice history found for Florida.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Graduated in 1993
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Dr. McDonald has no media or publications listed.
Dr. McDonald does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. McDonald and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.
Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.
Have you recently visited Dr. McDonald? Take Survey
Dr. Douglas McDonald is a Primary Care physician specializing in Sports Medicine. Dr. McDonald grew up in Colorado and earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Swedish Medical Center in Denver and then completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship at Michigan State University.
Dr. McDonald has many Florida ties as well having been a team physician for the University of Florida Gators athletics for 6 years during which time he provided care for all sports. He was a member of the Gators during 4 National Championships including football and men's basketball.
More recently he has been in the Orlando area as a faculty physician at the Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Winter Park. He has been the head team physician for the Orlando Solar Bears hockey team and has been head team physician for Rollins College, Winter Park High School, and for the Orlando Pride women's professional fastpitch team. He works with the Atlanta Braves with their Spring training and minor league teams at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports. He has also worked closely with many elite endurance athletes.
Dr. McDonald has extensive experience in concussion management in sports as well as the medical aspects of sports medicine and non-operative orthopedics. Dr. McDonald has worked with all levels of athletes from professional and Olympic athletes, college and high school athletes, and recreational athletes. His philosophy is "Everyone is an athlete," so he treats every patient so they can get back to their daily activities at their best possible.
Dr. McDonald is board certified in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He has been faculty in the UCF and FSU Colleges of Medicine and continues to have involvement teaching residents and medical students.
Dr. McDonald has wide ranging personal interests including photography, weight training, running, and cycling. He enjoys fishing, hiking, and SCUBA diving. He still plays baseball and tennis and is a certified baseball and softball coach.