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About Dr. Robert J Mcdonald

Dr. Robert J Mcdonald, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Waterbury, CT. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Mcdonald has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert J Mcdonald is Good. Dr. Robert J Mcdonald has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert J Mcdonald is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Waterbury Pulmonary Associates

170 Grandview Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Specialties

Dr. Robert J Mcdonald has the following 3 specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Asthma

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One Star

Inaffective. Poor follow-thru. Very poor office staff communications. Rude office people. Not a results oriented practice.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Boston City Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert J Mcdonald accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Healthy Connecticut
    • HealthyCT
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Waterbury Pulmonary Associates, 170 Grandview Ave, Waterbury, CT
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