Dr. Michael McDonald, MD

Dr. Michael McDonald, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Michael McDonald, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Monona, WI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

6408 Copps Ave

Monona, WI 53716

Contact Information

(608) 417-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthEOS
  • HealthPlus
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
more than 83% of peers
Ear Ache
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "Dr. McDonald believes that an ideal patient-physician relationship is one where both sides are fully invested in the patient?s outcome. He spends the necessary time with each patient, making sure they are educated and well-informed about their condition so they are able to take an active role in their health."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

53  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • 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)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McDonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McDonald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. McDonald fully explained the situation to me and was very patient. He answered all my questions and didn't rush me. He was a very kind man with a good sense of humor and was a very good listener. I would fully recommend him to anyone I know who was looking for an ENT Doctor. The Monona...more
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Would never go back to see Dr McDonald or recommend him to anyone. He may believe he is gods gift ti medicine but his bedside manor stinks. He and his staff don't get back to you with important lab information and its his way or the highway. No matter the circumstances behind the causes
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