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Dr. Robert MacDonald, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. MacDonald

Dr. Robert MacDonald, MD is a neurology specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1979 and specializes in neurology.


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(423) 224-3125

Dr. MacDonald accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. MacDonald's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacDonald treats Headache more than 98% of his peers

Dr. MacDonald treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacDonald treats Brain Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. MacDonald treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacDonald treats Thrombosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. MacDonald treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. MacDonald's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Refsum Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert MacDonald, MD is a neurology specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Emory University
Residency Hospital
1981
University Iowa
Residency Hospital
1980
Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
Internship Hospital
1979
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1983
1981
1980
1979

Awards

Dr. MacDonald's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. MacDonald

2.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
35%
(7)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
60%
(12)

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The man did not even know my second visit, what my complaint was the first visit. I said myself when he came into the room, I am here to see a man that needs to see a neurologist himself. Maybe he just needs to retired. Or, maybe he already has. I have worked with several in my line of work...Read More
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Dr MacDonald was useless in helping me care for my father with Alzheimer's. He would not help me prevent him from driving, although he told me to not let him drive. He would not correctly diagnose my father's level of Alzheimer's by adding points to a memory test.
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