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Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Orthopedic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hip & Knee Joint Replacement
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011
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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.
Dr. MacDonald understood and listened to my wife and my concerns about previous medical conditions he was very caring.
Went our of his way to schedule my surgery ASAP.
Always appears interested - rarely hurried.
Dr. MacDonald has been an excellent physician for my knee replacement
Dr. McDonald was one of six orthopedic surgeons I interviewed for hip replacement. He corrected another doctor´s mess and did a great job!
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
Outside of work, Dr. MacDonald enjoys spending time with family, skiing, biking, hiking and windsurfing.
“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.”
“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.”