Dr. Paul MacDonald, MD

Dr. Paul MacDonald, MD

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Neurology  |  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Paul MacDonald, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Chandler, AZ. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.Read his story

Brain & Spine Center, PLC

4045 W Chandler Blvd Bldg F

Chandler, AZ 85226
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Dr. MacDonald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. MacDonald "Dr. Paul R. MacDonald began his career in the neurosciences as an undergraduate. Originally from Florida, he received a bachelor of science in neurobiological sciences from the University of Florida. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida, where he received the award for excellence in clinical neurology. He completed his neurology residency at Emory University, where he also completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology with emphasis in neuromuscular disease. Later in his career, he completed a fellowship in vascular neurology at the University of Florida, and is now board certified in both neurology and vascular neurology. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. MacDonald does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

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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

  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Oreg Hsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. MacDonald has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. MacDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. MacDonald is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. MacDonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. MacDonald to family and friends
2.9
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. MacDonald's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Helpful kind and took his time would recommended him a to other patients
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I was treated at the Brain & Spine Center for my migraines and I have to say that the medications worked wonders & has helped me so much! The doctor took his time in my care & was understanding about everything. I was very happy with the patient care I received.
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Thank you for your review. Please do not hesitate to call with any questions.
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Chandler, AZ |
This was my first appointment with Dr. Macdonald. I was a bit nervous as this was my first visit to a Neurologist as well. The front office staff was very friendly and helpful After being taken back to an examining room Dr. MacDonald came into the room. He seemed nice as he introduced himself...more
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Thank you . I appreciate your feedback . Have a great day.
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Chandler, AZ |
Very knowledgeable and down to earth; willing to help me understand my diagnosis
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Thank you this means a lot to us here at Brain and Spine Center. If there is anything you need please don't hesitate to contact us . 480-917-3706 option 3
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My husband has had two appointments with Dr MacDonald following suffering a stroke. He was referred to us by the hospital upon discharge. Dr. MacDonald was completely unprepared for both appointments. In addition, he did not give us a sense of confidence as to how to proceed for my husband's...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. MacDonald accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. MacDonald has admitting privileges

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
1800 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
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