Dr. Paul McDonough, MD

Dr. Paul McDonough, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Paul McDonough, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Abilene, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

1888 Antilley Rd

Abilene, TX 79606

Contact Information

(325) 795-0225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
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19  Procedures

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Longmire Surgery Award UCLA, 5/1995
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McDonough's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonough to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. McDonough's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. McDonough did a wonderful job on my complex back surgery! He is an amazing surgeon and I would definitely recommend him to anyone considering neck or back surgery. He made me feel comfortable and now I am pain free! I only wish I would have done this surgery years ago.
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Dr. McDonough is very thorough and explained all the issues with my back clearly. Very conservative in his treatment approach.
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Dr McDonough and his staff are very professional, friendly and have answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns that I have had. I had cervical fusion c3-c7 and a laminectomy performed and considering how complicated my situation had become I am totally satisfied with the outcome. My...more
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Dr. McDonough did neck surgery. He was very informative when explaining the procedure. I was having severe pain and could not move my arms. Surgery went great. And continue to have great results.
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Terrible experience. Dr Only did half of what he needed to do for reasons that me and my new surgeon can't explain. He did 2 surgeries on me and i got worse each time. When my pain got worse, he did nothing but say "sorry your in pain, ill see you back in 2 months." He sent me home the day that i...more
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