Dr. Michael Macdonald, MD

Dr. Michael Macdonald, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
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Dr. Michael Macdonald, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

Aesthetic Surgery Center, San Francisco, CA

500 Sutter St Ste 430

San Francisco, CA 94102
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Accepted insurance

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Sore Throat
very high
more than 92% of peers
Larynx Conditions
high
more than 88% of peers
Earwax Buildup
normal
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Macdonald "Dr. Macdonald is among the San Francisco Bay Area's premier rhinoplasty specialists and facial plastic surgeons. He's been sharing his unique artistry and skill with patients since 1996. As a surgeon and an educator, he is thoughtful, compassionate, and completely dedicated to his patients. You can see why he's been voted Best of the Bay and rated as Patients' Choice four years running."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • North York Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Aafprs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Macdonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Macdonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macdonald to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Macdonald's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Macdonald accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Hospitals where Dr. Macdonald has admitting privileges

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital
1411 E 31st St
Oakland, CA 94602
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