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Allyson Kristen Mcdonough, MD

Rheumatology
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Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A & M University (2002)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of Alabama (2006)
  • Fellowship: Rheumatology, University of Alabama (2008)
Certifications
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Rheumatology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Rheumatology
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Allyson Kristen Mcdonough, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(199)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 13, 2020
excellent care pleasant professional a keeper!!!
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Sep 12, 2020
She's kind, knowledgeable and very thorough.
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Sep 10, 2020
Always professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable.
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Sep 8, 2020
Dr. McDonough is always kind, caring and thorough.
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Sep 8, 2020
my provider is the BEST EVER
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Sep 4, 2020
excellent
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Aug 19, 2020
thorough and caring
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Aug 19, 2020
Dr McDonough is very professional. she listens, explains & I don't feel like I was rushed. thank you!
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Aug 6, 2020
always professional, caring, informed
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Aug 5, 2020
Dr. McDonough always takes time to explain procedures.
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Aug 5, 2020
I thought both the doctor and nurse were kind, professional and they took the time to assess my situation.
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Jul 30, 2020
Best doctor I've ever had in my lifetime. So very glad she is treating two of my familymembers.
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Jul 24, 2020
I was a total chatterbox! I don't know how she was able to stay the course :) but she did and I am so pleased and feel so secure with my future care.
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Jul 24, 2020
The nurse was really friendly and the doctor is very knowledgeable.
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Jul 23, 2020
very thorough and knowledgeable; took time to discuss my treatment path.
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Jul 23, 2020
very helpful and friendly
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Jul 21, 2020
Dr. McDonough is great. kind and compassionate
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Jul 7, 2020
Dr. McDonough is extremely through and caring.
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Jul 1, 2020
I have been Doctor McDonough's patient for many yrs. She has always taken very good care of me. She really cares & helps me in every way possible. There is no cure for my Arthritis, Gout, & Fibromyalgia, but she is always eager to help me keep them under control.
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Jun 26, 2020
This Dr. is fantastic.
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Jun 25, 2020
I've always gotten the best care for over 15+ years.
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Jun 25, 2020
Very Professional and easy to talk with! Outstanding Doctor who took the necessary time to determine and diagnose my medical issues... I highly recommend this Doctor!
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr McDonough was patient, kind and caring. she took all the time I needed and recommended many ways to ease my arthritic pain!
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. McDonough was very thorough.She asked the right questions and answered my questions
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Jun 24, 2020
She provided excellent care, explained everything fully and came up with a solid game plan for future care.
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Jun 23, 2020
Dr McDonough is a wonderful doctor! Very professional, attentive to detail and gives clear, concise recommendations.
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Jun 20, 2020
This lady gives me so much hope with her care and concern.
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Jun 19, 2020
She would ask if I had questions after talking about every issue or every point. Excellent care giver
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Jun 17, 2020
very professional & kind
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Jun 16, 2020
efficient attentive
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Jun 15, 2020
She is always very thorough, answers all my questions, addresses all my concerns
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Jun 13, 2020
Dr. McDonough is one of the best doctors I have ever been to. She is empathetic to your concerns, spends sufficient time with you and is genuinely concerned about you. I feel like Dr. McDonough wants to help in the best way possible.
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Jun 12, 2020
My daughter is very picky about doctors and she did very well and like the nurse and doctor. They were very friendly and listened to our concerns.
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Jun 11, 2020
Excellent doctor.
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Jun 9, 2020
Awesome doctor
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Jun 6, 2020
excellent knowledge, offers options and listens to concerns
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Jun 1, 2020
very comfortable and complete
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May 27, 2020
Dr. Alyson is wonderful. She has worked so hard to find medication that will work for me.
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May 21, 2020
I was very satisfied with my visit
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May 20, 2020
Dr. McDonough is kind, courteous, and thorough in her care of patients. Excellent!
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May 19, 2020
I am amazed at how much time and care Dr. McDonough showed my teen son. She explained everything well with my son's complex medical issues. Super impressed!
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May 19, 2020
I love Dr. McDonough ! She gives excellent care EVERY visit !
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May 19, 2020
great
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May 16, 2020
she is the best dr ever
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May 15, 2020
So caring and understanding.
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May 14, 2020
she has been excellent and responsive to my concerns.
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May 8, 2020
The doctor was very nice and she explained what was going to happen next.
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May 7, 2020
Dr. McDonough is a caring person and does all she can to help.
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May 6, 2020
Dr. McDonough has been my provider formultiple years. She is very professional anda truly compassionate individual. She doesnot rush my appointment. She is attentativeto my appointment and gives me her concernsto my questions.
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Apr 28, 2020
very through and knowledgeable and very personable.
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