Dr. McDonald provides care for patients from 18 years old to geriatrics.
Our medical team has the experience and expertise to provide for acute situations or manage chronic disease. We work hard to promote good health by treating the whole person in most medical situations.
When a medical condition or illness is persistent and long-lasting, the impact on the body can be detrimental. Often times, these are classified as a chronic diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 70% of all deaths in the U.S. are the result of chronic disease. Dr. McDonald and his staff provides medical care for chronic diseases such as:
As part of our comprehensive medical practice, Palo Verde Internal Medicine will coordinate and share clinical information with all of your health care providers. We will also make referrals to specialists and other providers involved in your healthcare. This will help insure that your important medical information is shared with the appropriate people at the right time, leading to proper and more efficient care.
Dr. McDonald and his staff believe that the best way to promote better health and longevity is through preventive health services. By being proactive in your healthcare, you stand a better chance of catching any conditions early.
It has been shown that people who regularly get preventive screenings have a higher success rate in treatment and live longer, healthier lives. Our team provides comprehensive preventive services to help our patients live well.
Having a men’s wellness check up with is key to vitality. We recommend men get regular PSA and prostate exams. Dr. McDonald and his staff believe men will benefit greatly by getting yearly exams.
The prostate an important part of the male reproductive system in men and in their overall health. An enlarged prostate can lead to a variety of problems, including difficulty urinating, frequent urination, or pain in the pelvic floor that may get worse with pressure. An enlarged prostate may also be a sign of prostate cancer. Having a regular prostate exam is an important step in monitoring this condition.
We recommend women get yearly exams for better health and wellness. We also provide Osteoporosis screenings.