Dr. John McDonald, MD

Dr. John McDonald, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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39 y/o
(42)

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Dr. John McDonald, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation Associates

4700 Seton Center Pkwy Ste 200

Austin, TX 78759
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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 profile.

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Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement

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Dr. McDonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends
4.4
based on 42 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. McDonald's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

I found Dr. McDonald to be a good listener and I'm satisfied with his evaluation regarding the pain in my legs. I definitely recommend him and appreciate his time. Thanks!
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Thank God for experienced medical providers! I had continual hip pain that was never resolved until I had the opportunity to consult with Dr. McDonald. For almost a year, numerous treatments and opinions were given as to the best course of action to resolve this issue, but none were successful....more
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I was in a near fatal car accident 2 1/2 years ago. Dr. McDonald performed my 14th surgery. I am overly satisfied with the entire process. I have never had a bad experience with Texas Orthopedic and I have referred many friends and family over to them.
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Very comfortable with Dr. McDonald.
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Dr. McDonald and all his staff were great. He made me feel comfortable through his care of my knee. Took his time to explain to me the problem he found and step by step on how to fix it. He reassured me he'd get me back to as normal as I was. After my surgery and therapy sessions, now three months...more
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