Dr. Shannon McDonald, MD

Dr. Shannon McDonald, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shannon McDonald, MD is a family medicine specialist in Brentwood, TN and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

Brentwood East Family Medicine

6716 Nolensville Rd Ste 100

Brentwood, TN 37027
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Community Health Network
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care

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Dr. McDonald's Experience

Dr. McDonald's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. McDonald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McDonald "Shannon C. McDonald, MD was born and raised in Reno, Nevada where she attended medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. After completing her medical residency in Phoenix, Arizona she returned to Reno, where she had a very busy family practice for six years. Dr. McDonald moved to Nashville in January of 2007 to start a new practice. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and has a special interest in treating adolescent and women's health issues.Dr. McDonald is a member of The American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with Southern Hills Medical Center."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

221  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St. Joseph Hospital Lorain Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Joseph Hospital Lorain Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McDonald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McDonald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McDonald to family and friends
33 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. McDonald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Understanding, easy tin talk to and empathic
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I recently moved to Nashville and needed a family physician . I called and got an appointment right away. The wait time in the lobby was short and the staff is very friendly. As a new patient seeing Dr. McDonald she was very attentive going over my medical history and my needs. I highly recommend...more
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This doctor is not competent to be primary care doctor She should only be in some walk in clinic where her poor skills are utilized. Choosing her as a primary care doctor almost cost me my life. Stsy away. Very far away. Some persons lack empathy compassion and the desire to help persons. Her...more
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Thank you for sharing this feedback. We take these concerns very seriously and would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your feedback offline. You can reach us at 615.377.4999 between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30. Please ask for Misty Hawkins, our Practice Manager.

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Dr mcdonald has been mine and my family’s doctor for a few years now. I have never had a bad experience in this office. Her staff is friendly and helpful and I just love Robin her nurse. I have complete trust in Dr Mcdonald, she Is caring and empathetic, and is very patient, great listener which...more
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Dr. McDonald is the best family doctor I have ever had. She shows her concern for my wellbeing each time I visit. And the concern extends from her staff also. They are all courteous and professional.
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