Dr. John E. McDonald, MD

Dr. John E. McDonald, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 37 years old

Dr. McDonald encourages a team approach with each of his patients. When patients, their families,...Read more

Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation Associates
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (18)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (18)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. McDonald's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Austin, TX |
      I would like to pass on my sincere gratitude to Kate Deford for her unsurpassed compassion and spot on care she has provided throughout my surgery and recovery. Dr. McDonald hit the jackpot when he brought Kate on as his Physician Assistant and I want all to know what she brings to this first class practice. She is a true professional with the knowledge in her chosen field and the people skills to make her patients feel secure in the direction and decisions of the healthcare they are receiving.
      in Austin, TX |
      Let me start by saying that Dr. John McDonald is a truly exceptional professional and his attention to detail is unsurpassed in his field. Not only do I believe in the surgical skill of Dr. John McDonald but also his sensitivity, kind charm and gentle demeanor. Dr. McDonald cares about a quick recovery and absolute perfection in his procedures. I would highly recommend Dr. McDonald for any and all knee, hip, & shoulder concerns. His PA, Kate is outstanding & his entire staff are warm & friendly.
      Austin, TX |
      Dr. McDonald is obviously very well-trained and has great bedside manner. I am very active and had been working out on a torn meniscus for several years. I felt very anxious and upset at the idea of surgery, but Dr. McDonald explained why surgery was the best option, and took the time to answer all my questions. Part of my meniscus was removed, but I only have 2 tiny scars and I'm already back at the gym! My knee feels great and it's been just under 3 weeks since my surgery! So thankful!
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedics
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Disorders
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Injury
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Hip Surgery
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Texas.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
      • Internship Hospital
        University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
      • Residency Hospital
        Ut Southwestern/parkland Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Steadman Clinic and Steadman-Philippon Research Institute

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications
        • Upper-Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Associated wtih Proximal Humerus Osteomyelitis in a Child, 2010

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. McDonald's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. McDonald's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. McDonald

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. McDonald's Care Philosophy

      Dr. McDonald encourages a team approach with each of his patients. When patients, their families, physical and occupational therapists, and physicians all work together, the patient can achieve a quicker recovery and the success that they desire through both surgical and nonsurgical means. Patients enjoy his friendly, open, and personalized approach to care. He encourages questions and always takes the time to get to know his patients and thoroughly understand their concerns.