Dr. Jeffrey McDonald, MD

Dr. Jeffrey McDonald, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Jeffrey McDonald, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Coeur D Alene, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

980 W Ironwood Dr Ste 206

Coeur D Alene, ID 83814

Contact Information

(208) 667-4949

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. McDonald's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 74% of his peers

Dr. McDonald performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald treats Herniated Disc more than 61% of his peers

Dr. McDonald treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Spine Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald treats Spine Deformities more than 54% of his peers

Dr. McDonald treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation

Dr. McDonald's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey McDonald, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Coeur D Alene, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Univ Calif San Francisco Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1989
    Univ Calif San Francisco Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1979
    University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School
    1979

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors Award, 2012

Media & Publications

Dr. McDonald's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McDonald

4.1

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
71.73913043478261%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. McDonald did 2 surgeries on my Neck, a Laminectomy in 2001, and a 3 level Fusion in 2006, results were pretty good. never did completely take away my arm pain, but made it tolerable, about 4 or 5 years later, started experience extreme arm pain again, , "waking up with the pain like (L)...Read More
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Ten years ago I was having serious shoulder pain and my GP sent me to a specialist. The specialist ruled out shoulder issues and suggested I had neck issues. I was recommended to see Dr. McDonald. It was confirmed that I had two bulging disks causing my spinal chord to be pinched by 50% in two...Read More
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I saw the Dr the first time in. He immediately suggested the procedure that I needed and went about getting it done. His bedside manner is cordial and I didn't even meet his PA until I had a complication. The staff and the Dr have been great in every regard. My complication was not his doing...Read More
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He is the most arrogant Dr I have ever been in contact with. In caring, doesn't care what you have to say or how to fix you. He has his PA do all his examination and he never examines you one. This Dr is horrible in the sense of caring at all for his patient. It is obvious he is in the business...Read More
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