Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD

Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
(25)
Save
Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

11914 Astoria Blvd Ste 360

Houston, TX 77089

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. McDonald

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McDonald performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. McDonald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "Kathleen McDonald, M.D., is the first female Otolaryngologist to join Houston ENT. She is one of eight children who grew up on a farm in Nebraska. Two of her sisters are also physicians. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska. She then went to Galveston Texas to complete a residency in Otolaryngology. She married an oil & gas man from Houston and has since made it her home. They have one son and one daughter. She enjoys sports and plays tournament volleyball on a regular basis. Some of her favorite past times are taking extended trips riding on the back of her husband's Harley Davidson motorcycle."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

59  Conditions Treated

Less
Read Less

28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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

  • Kearney State College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Tex Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Tex Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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.

Dr. McDonald's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends
25 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. McDonald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I really very thankful for your support.Y'all kindness
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Good
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I had an excellent experience. Dr. McDonald is very nice an thorough. She evaluates everything very carefully to make sure she has the correct diagnosis.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I have been going to Dr. McDonald for several years and would not think of going to anyone else. Excellent doctor and personality. Diagnoses the problem and provides appropriate treatment plan. Your health is her top priority.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I have seen Dr. McDonald for several years and can highly recommend her. She is easy to talk to and listens carefully. I have gotten recommendations re what I can do to improve my health that have been very helpful. A plus is that her nurses are also excellent!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. McDonald
Are you Dr. McDonald?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!