Dr. John McDonald, MD

Dr. John McDonald, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o
(55)

Accepting new patients

Dr. John McDonald, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Dr. McDonald'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.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  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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24  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

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Dr. McDonald's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McDonald

4.6

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
87.27272727272727%
(48)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.6363636363636362%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
9.090909090909092%
(5)

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Amazing is an understatement! I traveled from San Antonio to be treated by him. I'm so glad I did. He and his staff are top notch (& my standards are high). My hip surgery went smooth. If I ever need surgery again I'm calling him first.
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Great doctor. Knew right away what my problem was and did something about it. Didn’t pat me on the head and say “there, there”. Feel better about the whole thing now!!!
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Less than 2 weeks post-op, I have significant decrease in pain and improved function in my hip! As this was a second procedure (revision) I was skeptical of improvement, but am extremely optimistic of the way forward. Dr. McDonald, his PA Kate and overall team are exceptional professionals in this...Read More
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Great surgeon
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Excellent experience
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