John E. McDonald, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
A sports enthusiast all his life, Dr. McDonald encourages a team approach with shared decision making with each of his patients. From the very first appointment, an emphasis is placed on the patient's values, preferences, goals, and expectations. A thorough discussion will also include the current and best scientific literature and Dr. McDonald's opinion based on his extensive training and expertise. When patients, their families, physical therapists, and physicians all work together, the patient can achieve a quicker recovery and the success they desire through nonsurgical or surgical means.
Patients enjoy Dr. McDonald's friendly, open, and personalized approach to care. He encourages questions and always takes the time to get to know his patients and thoroughly understand their concerns.
Dr. John McDonald is an active member of the teaching faculty of Dell Medical School's Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program where he is working to advance the field of musculoskeletal care and training the next generation of physicians and surgeons. Learn more
In addition to his fellowship training, Dr. McDonald received additional training in knee and shoulder surgery in Norwich, England.
- Undergraduate Education:
- Georgetown University, Washington, DC
- Medical School:
- University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
- Orthopedic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX
- Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery