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Dr. Ruth McDonald MD is a female Nephrologist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, and Nephrology.
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Dr. Ruth McDonald has 7 office locations.
Laurelhurst
Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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Locations and availability (7)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruth McDonald is Excellent. Dr. McDonald has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ruth McDonald, MD is board certified in Pediatric Nephrology.

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)

Education & Awards

Dr. McDonald graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. She has 6 awards.

Awards  
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2011 Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2011 Seattle Magazine 2011
"Guide to America's Top Pediatrcians" Consumer's Research Council of America 2009
U.S. News Top Doctor U.S. News and World Report 2012
Seattle's Top Doc Seattle Met Magazine 2013
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine 2012
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. McDonald has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital 
  • Tacoma General Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. McDonald accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Premera Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Molina Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Community Health Plan of Washington - 2 plans


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Ruth McDonald practice?
Dr. Ruth McDonald practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, and Nephrology near Seattle, WA.
Additional practice locations include: Olympia, WA and Tacoma, WA.
See Seattle Pediatricians and Seattle Nephrologists.