Dr. John McDonald, MD

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Interventional Pain Medicine | Male

Dr. John McDonald, MD
Dr. John McDonald, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 53 years. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with Harbor - UCLA Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro.

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Dr. McDonald's Care Philosophy

Dr. McDonald's double board certification in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Anesthesiology is a combination which allows him to target pain more effectively by using techniques to diagnose and treat the causes of pain that may have been difficult for other physicians to address. His state-of-the-art approach saves time, reduces suffering and offers effective solutions. Patients regain hope as they are accepted into a positive, welcoming environment and are treated as a member of their healing team.

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    based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
    Dr. McDonald's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
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      GOOD
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      GOOD
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      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    The trigger point injections that I received once a week from Dr McDonald did a lot to help manage my vulvodynia pain. I consider my work with him to be the real beginning to my road to recovery after years of failure with traditional pain clinics and OGBYNs.
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    Dr. McDonald's Care Philosophy

    Dr. McDonald's double board certification in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Anesthesiology is a combination which allows him to target pain more effectively by using techniques to diagnose and treat the causes of pain that may have been difficult for other physicians to address. His state-of-the-art approach saves time, reduces suffering and offers effective solutions. Patients regain hope as they are accepted into a positive, welcoming environment and are treated as a member of their healing team.

    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 Interventional Pain Medicine
    •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Anesthesiology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Hypertension
    • Pain Disorder
    • Pain, Intractable
    • Postoperative Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

      Graduated in 1964

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Oregon Hospital

      Completed in 1965

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Iowa Hospital

      Completed in 1968

      University Of Washington Hospital

      Completed in 1970

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Iowa

      Graduated in 1960

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Procedures Performed

    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Trigger Point Injection