Dr. James McDonald, MD

Dr. James McDonald, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 61

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(816) 533-3144

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Dr. James McDonald, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McDonald to book an appointment.


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Clay-Platte Family Medicine Clinic

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(816) 533-3144
Clay-Platte Family Medicine Clinic5501 Nw 62nd Ter Ste 100 Kansas City, MO 64151
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Likelihood to recommend Dr. McDonald

3.9

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (15)
  • Explained conditions well (15)
  • Listened & answered questions (15)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (6)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (6)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (6)
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This doctor is amazing. He is booked most of the time and you have to wait to see him often times. BUT, he is a very kind doctor who works with you to resolve any medical issues. He is just the best doctor ever!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Doug Rader – Oct 15, 2020
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We have seen this physician for well over 20 years. He is an excellent listener and has an empathetic demeanor. He is very knowledgeable and has always resolved any medical issues we have had in a timely manner. His only downfall is he spends so much time with each patient he sometimes gets progressively behind as the day goes on. We usually ask for first appt in the am or right after lunch. But he is worth the wait regardless. And if its urgent just see a PA or NP.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Windy in Gladstone, MO – Oct 02, 2018
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Dr. McDonald is literally one of the best doctors that I have ever been to.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Kansas City, MO – Jul 07, 2018
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I went to see Dr. McDonald 2 times for weight loss management. I sat in the chair next to the computer both times and never moved - never got on the exam table. I got my bill from him and he stated he performed a full annual physical on me and dictated a full exam for both visits. I never left the chair, and he didn't touch me other than to listen to my heart. But he is refusing to change his dictation. I will NEVER go back here and would advise everyone else to avoid this place and this doctor.
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Stephanie in Independence, MO – Jan 11, 2017
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Dr. McDonald's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James McDonald, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital. He is accepting new patients...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. James McDonald, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (816) 533-3144, and for other questions, call (816) 842-4440.

Does Dr. James McDonald, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. McDonald has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. James McDonald, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. James McDonald, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. McDonald's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. James McDonald, MD accept my insurance?

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

Dr. McDonald frequently treats Tension Headache, Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening, and Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD). See all procedures and conditions Dr. McDonald treats.

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

Dr. McDonald's office is located at 5501 Nw 62nd Ter Ste 100, Kansas City, MO 64151. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average