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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(9)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Henry McDonald is Good. Dr. McDonald has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.9
  • Currently 2.875 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.9
  • Currently 2.875 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Henry McDonald, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Cancer (Retinal Neoplasm)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Optic Nerve Cancer
  • Optic Nerve Diseases
  • Parasitic Eye Infections
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Scotoma
  • Spider Vein Removal (Telangiectasis)
  • Uveitis
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Education & Awards

Dr. McDonald graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 14 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Choroid Diseases
Eye Diseases
Retinal Diseases
Vascular Tumor (Capillary Hemangioma)
Vision Disorders
Vitrectomy
Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1988
Outstanding Physician Speaker, Presented at Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting, January 16, 1989, Kauai, Hawaii
Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1989
Graduated with Departmental Honors, Human Biology, Stanford University, 1976
Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1991
Hogan Award: Presented at Cordes Society Meeting for the outstanding resident research project at University of California San Francisco, April 14, 1983, San Francisco, California
Hogan Award: Presented at Cordes Society Meeting for the outstanding resident research project at University of California San Francisco, April 18, 1985, San Francisco, California
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. McDonald has 24 hospital affiliations:

  • Mills-Peninsula Health Services 
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus 

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Henry Richard McDonald MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Henry R. McDonald practice?
Dr. Henry McDonald has 7 office locations.
Dr. Henry McDonald practices Ophthalmology near San Mateo, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Walnut Creek, CA and San Francisco, CA.
See San Mateo Ophthalmologists.