Dr. Scott G. Donaldson, MD

Dr. Scott G. Donaldson, MD

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Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases | Male | 58 years old

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Dr. Donaldson specializes in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases and practices in Richardson, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Seguin |
After numerous failed attempts at managing a family member's illness, I asked Dr. Donaldson to outline a plan of action. I can not tell you what an improvement I saw within just a couple of weeks! I will forever be grateful for his help.
in Dallas, TX |
I have been Dr. Donaldson's patient for 18 years. In that time he has literally saved my life twice. He has always been compassionate, truthful, patient and fully informative. He has honestly explained every detail of my condition to me and has clearly described my options and choices without lecturing me. I have ignored his advice on two occasions and both times I nearly died before he could intervene to save me. I trust Dr. Donaldson completely.
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Dr. Donaldson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulsa College Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Tulsa College Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ut Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis