Dr. James MacDonald, MD

Dr. James MacDonald, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. James MacDonald, MD is an urology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in urology.

6325 E Tanque Verde Rd

Tucson, AZ 85715

Contact Information

(520) 795-5830

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. MacDonald'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

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

35  Conditions Treated


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16  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. MacDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. MacDonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. MacDonald to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. MacDonald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. has poor time management and refuses to accept comments from pts. In my case my brother was recently foley cathed. Was in ofc and urine was dark and cloudy..and full of puss. PA refused to culture despite my repeated requests to her and the MA. Brother ended up with sepsis 2 days later and...more
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MacDonald doesn't seem to care about his patients PERIOD. He doesn't care about time management (his or the patient's), doesn't care about imparting information to the patient, doesn't care about answering your questions even if you've been diagnosed by cancer, doesn't care about modesty (I spent...more
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This guy should find a different profession. My original appointment was canceled less than 24 hours prior. I showed up 30 minutes early to the rescheduled appointment as requested. 35 minutes later I was shown into a small windowless, magazine-less exam room. After 55 minutes in the exam room, Dr...more
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Always VERY late to appointments. Blows much smoke without imparting much knowledge. Can do no wrong.
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