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Kevin MacDonald, MD
Kevin MacDonald, MD
Would recommend provider
4.7 out of 5 stars

112 Patient Ratings

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Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-7530

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Orthopedic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hip & Knee Joint Replacement

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.6 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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November 2016
You know, I think Virginia Mason, and the orthopedics department, are just fine! I don´t have complaints.

October 2016
The staff and Dr. MacDonald were great. The only thing I wished Dr. MacDonald would have mentioned was surgery could not be done within three months of a steroid injection.

September 2016
Dr. McDonald and Dr. Lin were over the top with all these items.

September 2016
Very professional, caring, explained everything so I could understand, and took all worries I had and explained them. Doctor Kevin Macdonald is a keeper.

September 2016
I have recommended Dr. MacDonald to others.

August 2016
I cannot put into words the gratitude for the care, compassion and courtesy that everyone showed us while we were there. My heart felt thanks goes to everyone that had contact with my wife and I.

August 2016
Doctor is a very busy man.

August 2016
I have been seeing him 4 yrs. after my surgery - he always takes time for a little personal talk. I am 100 miles away. #8. Adequate for my type of follow-up.

August 2016
Kevin is a good dr. - person.

July 2016
Spent sufficient time with me & did not feel rushed.

July 2016
Dr. MacDonald & the entire staff in the Ortho Clinic are very good very nice & helpful.

July 2016
Dr. MacDonald was awesome!! He was very kind, friendly, educated me on my problem. Very patient. I am working on getting my mom referred to him. I was given peace of mind because he was so informative.

April 2016
I´m confident in Dr. MacDonald.

April 2016
Everyone took very good care of me.

March 2016
Dr. MacDonald seemed knowledgeable & sincere. Although he didn´t seem to know about my prior hip implants/replacements, he did an excellent job w/my knee.

March 2016
I enjoyed meeting Dr. McDonald and really appreciated getting in to see him so promptly. He was courteous, efficient, informative and caring.

March 2016
#1-10. Dr. M. was great!

February 2016
Exceptionally respectful to a senior citizen with hearing difficulties!!

February 2016
I am fully confident in my care provider. He knows his staff.

January 2016
He was great. My husband had lots of questions about people providing other types of procedures and the doctor was very patient explaining about each and saying his method was the best. He exuded confidence and patience.

November 2015
Dr. MacDonald understood and listened to my wife and my concerns about previous medical conditions he was very caring.

October 2015
Went our of his way to schedule my surgery ASAP.

October 2015
Always appears interested - rarely hurried.

October 2015
Dr. MacDonald has been an excellent physician for my knee replacement

October 2015
Dr. McDonald was one of six orthopedic surgeons I interviewed for hip replacement. He corrected another doctor´s mess and did a great job!

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Special Interest(s)

Dr. MacDonald specializes in orthopedic oncology, adult reconstructive surgery and anterior hip replacement. He has a special interest in benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors, surgical treatment of sarcoma, limb reconstruction, total hip replacement, total knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, and partial knee replacement.

University of Wisconsin Medical School, 2004

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 2009

Orthopedic Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2010

Personal Information
Outside of work, Dr. MacDonald enjoys spending time with family, skiing, biking, hiking and windsurfing.

On Patients
“It is important to me to treat each patient with respect and compassion and provide the high level of care I would expect if the patient were my own family member.”

On Specialty
“My areas of specialization within orthopedic surgery — orthopedic oncology and adult reconstructive surgery — share a common goal: maximizing quality of life.”

On Virginia Mason
“Through innovative, patient-focused strategies, Virginia Mason creates a synergistic environment of teamwork that allows each individual health care provider to function at his or her best.”