Patient Rating:

4.2 out of 5

84 Patient Ratings
0 Patient Comments

Joel D. MacDonald, M.D.

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-7575 Clinical Neurosciences Center
175 North Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Joel D. MacDonald, MD has a broad clinical practice and research interest. His focus is on vascular disorders of the brain, along with skull base tumors and complex spine pathologies. Dr. MacDonald is also Past Vice President and Treasurer of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Past President and treassurer of the Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Associate Professor
Surgery - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Adult Neurosurgery
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.2
My confidence in doctor
4.3
Time doctor spent with me
4.1
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.4
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.1
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.2
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.3
Wait time at clinic
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.2

Patient Comments

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Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Associate Professor
Surgery - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Adult Neurosurgery
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6908 School of Medicine
Neurosurgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Joel D. MacDonald, MD has a broad clinical practice and research interest. His focus is on vascular disorders of the brain, along with skull base tumors and complex spine pathologies. Dr. MacDonald is also Vice President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the immediate Past President of the Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Florida
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery
Fellow
Residency University of Utah
Neurosurgery
Resident
Internship Carolinas Medical Center
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical University of No. Carolina
M.D.
Undergraduate University of No. Carolina
Biology
B.A.

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