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Dr. McDonough was raised in New Jersey on the “Jersey Shore” and attended college at Cornell University before completing medical school at New Jersey Medical School. After meeting his future wife, a Plano native, Dr. McDonough moved to Texas where he completed his internship and residency training at the UT Southwestern Medical Center.
At the start of residency training, Dr. McDonough and his wife moved to East Dallas and fell in love with the history, diversity, and character of the community. He and his wife have since had two daughters, Tess and Pearl, purchased a home near the Lakewood Country Club, and met many great friends. He is excited to provide excellent and compassionate care to his neighbors, friends, and all the members of Lakewood, Lake Highlands, East Dallas, and the greater Dallas area for many years to come!
Verified Patient Reviews
Friendly and knowledgable
Dr. McDonough's office might run like a well-oiled machine, but he and his staff are all about warmth, and listening and caring and all you can ask for in compassion while maintaining a great deal of professionalism. I'd recommend him to anyone.
Excellent physician, great bedside manner, Great communicator.compassinate
Went in without many expectations but left with a great sense of belonging and satisfaction. What made this team so enjoyable were their sunny dispositions and concise way of approaching our discussions--no wasted time. Everyone in the office now seems like a happy family.
I was very pleased with Dr. McDonough and his staff. Dr. McDonough took the time to explain all my concerns in words that I could understand. He is a very caring doctor and I'm very happy that I was able to find him.
Energetic. Direct. And efficient.
Great Doctor! Highly courteous and professional.
Dr. McDonough was fantastic. He was very kind to my nervous 9 year old and walked him through the entire process and made him feel comfortable and at ease. Highly Recommend!
Dr. McDonough was great! Very energetic and personable. Will come back in the future.
SO quick and efficient. Dr. McDonough came in, diagnosed me, answered my questions, and gave me options with such efficiency I was wowed. Very friendly manner. Felt like I was talking to friend. Definitely recommend.
Dr McDonough was great. Explained everything in details and very personable!
Perfect ... And very attentive
he was super knowledgeable on my issues and explained things to me in a way I could understand. and was very patient when i told him my fear of needles.
He was great ! Very thorough and made everything simple and easy to understand. He genuinely tried to solve the problem at hand . Definitely looking forward to returning.
My own patients tell me their biggest concern is being judged when they visit a doctor. This time, being the patient myself, I felt the same anxiety. Dr. McDonough has quite the bedside manner. He and his staff were remarkable from start to finish. I was extremely comfortable discussing my condition and did not once feel embarrassed or ashamed. Dr. McDonough was direct when describing treatment options and was patient with my questions. Great guy and doctor!
He's honest about the procedures if desired. Informative of the procedures required. Office is super efficient!
His support staff in the front office and back office areas are GREAT. Plus, it is a pleasure to have such a great provider. His office being new needs to include additional services like laser, etc. He does not do them and refers you. Plus, you need to review your EOBs when your receive them and compare them to what you paid on-site. His office owes me a refund because they considered it part of the deductible and my insurance payer considered it part of the office visit and he was paid double.
Professional and knowledgeable. Office staff was very nice and personable. We did not feel rushed like in other offices. He answered all of our questions.
He was friendly and polite. His staff were too nice. I would recommend him for dermatology.
Dr. McDonough has a warm personality. He was also helpful and practical, and he understood my problem well. He was not interested in prescribing lots of medication or having me spend money to come for follow-up appointments, which is certainly a plus in my book.
Dr. McDonough was very kind, helpful, and fast. Not to mention he's very handsome! 10/10 would recommend and go for any skin related problems!
I felt so well taken care of after leaving. Thank you so much, Dr. McDonough!
Very throughout and helpful! Easy to get an appointment and no wait at all. Very glad to have found him.
Good manner, quick diagnosis, thoughtful advice. The office is very nice as well.
Great appointment with Dr. McDonough! He was very friendly and easy to talk to. He was thorough, answered all of my questions, and took his time. I would highly recommend Lakewood Dermatology to all of my friends.
Very pleased with their service. My 8 year old felt at ease around their staff and the doctor. Would return if needed. Booked the same day, arrived earlier than my booked time and was attended right away.
This was my first time going to Dr. McDonough's office and I have to say I would highly recommend him. I had a biopsy done and was terrified. He and his staff made me feel comfortable and brought my stress level from 100 to like 40. They were all professional and courteous. I felt like the doctor truly listened and paid attention to my concerns.
Very professional. Reassuring. Great bedside manner. Front office staff is friendly and thorough.
Great experience .
Dr. McDonough is very knowledgeable, yet it is easy to talk with him.
This was my first visit to Dr. McDonough. I was very impressed. He seems quite knowledgeable and has a nice, easy going personality. I will definitely go back the next time I need to visit a dermotologist.
Very thorough and good "bedside manner". He explained how my insurance was going to work so there was no surprises. I'm Looking forward to continuing with him.
I cannot say enough how excellent Dr McDonough was. I was having a mole removed from my face (very big deal if it doesn't go smoothly) and he was amazing in explaining the process step by step, very knowledgeable and excellent bedside manner. It was super fast, 100% pain free and very comfortable. He explained the insurance portion as well with accuracy and made me very comfortable and not rushed with making a decision. Office staff were excellent as well. rhankbyou all so much!
Great man staff super nice and helpful!
Friendly, professional, knowledgeable, patient.
Awesome doctor, great attitude!
The doctor and his staff were friendly and very professional.
Fun visit and simple treatment
A great guy thats very knowledgeable and helpful.
I highly recommend this doctor!
Excellent care. Very thorough and great bedside manner. Highly recommend!
Great! Gave super helpful tips and was very knowledgeable. Took his time and was through!
Excellent! Well mannered, knowledgeable, considerate and works with my insurance. Thanks for a great visit! Will gladly be back with my family and will highly recommend your office to everyone!
I enjoyed my time with the doctor, he offered many solutions and didn't just try to prescribe the most expensive prescriptions!
Dr. McDonough and his team are so friendly and really made going to the dermatologist a great experience. They have a convenient location on Mockingbird, about five minutes from Central Expressway. I had a full checkup, a short procedure and was out in 45 minutes feeling great! Thanks to the team there, see you again soon!