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Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.5 (71)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD

Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. Patients rated Dr. McDonald an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. McDonald works at Practice in Houston, TX with other offices in Sugar Land, TX and Pearland, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Pharyngitis and Pharyngitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. McDonald's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    11914 Astoria Blvd Ste 360, Houston, TX 77089 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 484-3981
  2. 2
    Houston Ent. Clinic Llp
    14140 Southwest Fwy Ste 200, Sugar Land, TX 77478 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 484-3981
  3. 3
    Current Neurology Solutions Pllc
    10905 Memorial Hermann Dr Ste 111, Pearland, TX 77584 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 436-3339

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

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Acute Pharyngitis
Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Headache
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Mixed Hearing Loss
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
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Vertigo
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Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Abscess
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Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Bell's Palsy
Broken Nose
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Craniopharyngioma
Deafness
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Deviated Septum
Ear Ache
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Ear Disorders
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Orbital Fracture
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Peritonsillar Abscess
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Throat Pain
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Ear Tube Placement
ENT Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Sinus Surgery
Sleep Study
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
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    4.5
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    Based on 71 ratings
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    About Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1558344077
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University Tex Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Kearney State College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kathleen McDonald, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McDonald is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. McDonald has seen patients for Acute Pharyngitis and Pharyngitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McDonald on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    71 patients have reviewed Dr. McDonald. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McDonald.

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