Dr. McDonald sees patients at these West Coast Retina office locations:
West Coast Retina Medical Group
1445 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Undergraduate: Stanford University: 1972-1976
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles: 1976-1980
Post Doctoral Training
Internship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles: 1980-1981
Residency: University of California, Department of Ophthalmology, San Francisco: 1981-1984
Fellowship: Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Medical College of Wisconsin, The Eye Institute, Milwaukee, WI: 1984-1985
Licensure and Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology certification 1986
Academic & Administrative Appointments
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco
Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco
California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
St. Francis Hospital, San Francisco
Mills-Peninsula Hospital, San Mateo, Burlingame
Marin General Hospital, Larkspur
Seton Medical Center, Daly City
Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society
Milwaukee Ophthalmologic Society, Medical College of Wisconsin Retinal Service Alumni
San Francisco Medical Society
California Medical Association
Fluorescein Angiography Club (Founder)- Campo Society
American Society of Retina Specialists
Western Retina Study Club (Secretary-Treasurer 2006-2105)
California Association of Ophthalmology
American College of Surgeons - Northern California Chapter
Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments
Co-Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
Awards & Honors
Graduated with Departmental Honors, Human Biology, Stanford University, 1976.
Poster: Retinal Burns from the Operating Microscope. Third Place, American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 7,1982, San Francisco, California.
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.
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.
Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1991.
Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to educational programs, Western Retina Study Club, presented in San Francisco, March 18, 1993.
Listed Best Doctors in America, Pacific Region, 1996-present.
Listed Best Doctors in America, 1998-present
Journal RETINA Award for Service as a Member of the Editorial Board (Diagnostic and Therapeutics Challenges Section), 2005.
Editor, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges Section of Journal Retina
Complex Retinal Detachments