Dr. Ruth McDonald, MD

Pediatric NephrologyFemaleAge 64

Dr. Ruth McDonald, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Seattle, WA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1987. She is affiliated with Seattle Children's Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McDonald to book an appointment.

Dr. McDonald

Seattle Children's Hospital

4800 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98105

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Dr. McDonald's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Kidney Transplant Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald performs Kidney Transplant Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. McDonald performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Renal Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald performs Renal Scan more than 80% of her peers

Dr. McDonald performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDonald performs Living Kidney Donor Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. McDonald performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. McDonald's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(206) 987-2000

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Biography

Dr. Ruth McDonald, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Seattle, WA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Chldn's Hosp & Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Chldn's Hosp & Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1988
Chldn's Hosp & Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1987
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
,

Awards

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What are Dr. Ruth McDonald, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McDonald frequently treats Kidney Transplant Evaluation, Renal Scan, and Living Kidney Donor Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. McDonald treats.

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Dr. McDonald's office is located at 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Seattle Children's Hospital4800 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98105
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Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA