Dr. Joseph McDonald, MD

Dr. Joseph McDonald, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Joseph McDonald, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

7505 Democracy Blvd Apt A113

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

(240) 560-5100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. McDonald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "Dr. McDonald obtained his BS in biology and chemistry at Baker University, while playing football, in Baldwin City, KS. He then earned an MA in Microbiology/Immunology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. He was able to publish and present his work. He then obtained an MD at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. While in medical school and residency, he served as Chair of the AMA Medical Student Section, AMA board member, and Council on Medical Education member, among other positions. He then completed an internal medicine residency at KU MED, followed by a year as Chief Resident. Following this, Dr. McDonald completed two out of three years of a Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at the Washington Hospital Center. He then worked locum tenens as a hospitalist at several hospitals and still works as a part-time hospitalist at Sibley Memorial Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "My philosophy of care is that each patient receives the appropriate attention that is required for treatment, without regard to time. Receiving care in an environment that is not racing against the clock each day will make a positive difference in the health of our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. McDonald does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Baker University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph McDonald, MD
I have been seeing Dr McDonald for over a year now. He continues tone the most compassionate, caring, involved physician I have ever worked with.
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Satisfied Patient in Washington, DC – Jun 09, 2018
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Doc Joe treats patients like people - not rushed. He brings back old time medicine. He actually talks to you and listens to your problems. Then develops a plan with your input. Very refreshing - also not like any other doctor I've seen. The reception area is a living room - couch, two stuffed...Read More
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Dwayne in Potomac, MD – Dec 29, 2016
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