Joel D. MacDonald, MD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Surgery - Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Divisions: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)

Academic Bio

Joel MacDonald specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Head Trauma and Neuro Critical Care.

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Florida
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery
Fellow
Residency University of Utah
Neurosurgery
Resident
Internship Carolinas Medical Center
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical University of No. Carolina
M.D.
Undergraduate University of No. Carolina
Biology
B.A.

Global Impact

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Galgiani JN, Ampel NM, Blair JE, Catanzaro A, Geertsma F, Hoover SE, Johnson RH, Kusne S, Lisse J, MacDonald JD, Meyerson SL, Raksin PB, Siever J, Stevens DA, Sunenshine R, Theodore N (2016). Executive Summary: 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis. Clin Infect Dis, 63(6), 717-22.
  2. Bowers CA, Gurgel RK, Brimley C, Hawryluk GW, Taggart M, Braden S, Collett T, Gale D, Salzman KL, MacDonald JD (2016). Surgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma: Does Age Matter? World Neurosurg, 96, 58-65.
  3. Quist TS, Palmer CA, MacDonald JD, Gurgel RK (2016). Solitary Plasmacytoma of the Petrous Apex: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Otol Neurotol, 37(7), e250-1.
  4. Reynolds JA, MacDonald JD (2016). Direct C2 Pedicle Screw Fixation for Axis Body Fracture. World Neurosurg, 93, 279-85.
  5. Galgiani JN, Ampel NM, Blair JE, Catanzaro A, Geertsma F, Hoover SE, Johnson RH, Kusne S, Lisse J, MacDonald JD, Meyerson SL, Raksin PB, Siever J, Stevens DA, Sunenshine R, Theodore N (2016). 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis. Clin Infect Dis, 63(6), e112-46.
  6. Inglet S, Baldwin M, Hatch A, Majercik S, MacDonald JD (2016). Seizure prophylaxis in patients with traumatic brain injury: a single-center study. Cureus, 8(8), e753.
  7. Raheja A, Bowers CA, MacDonald JD, Shelton C, Gurgel RK, Brimley C, Couldwell WT (2016). Middle Fossa Approach for Vestibular Schwannoma: Good Hearing and Facial Nerve Outcomes with Low Morbidity. World Neurosurg, 92, 37-46.
  8. Finn MA, MacDonald JD (2016). C2-3 Anterior Cervical Fusion: Technical Report. (Epub ahead of print) Clin Spine Surg.
  9. Garber S, McCaffrey J, Quigley EP, MacDonald JD (2016). Bedside Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma: Using Radiographic Characteristics to Revisit the Twist Drill. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg, 77(3), 233-8.
  10. Majercik S, Day S, Stevens MH, MacDonald JD, Bledsoe J (2015). Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury After Small-Wheeled Vehicle Trauma in Utah. Neurosurgery, 77(6), 927-30; discussion 930.
  11. Bowers CA, Burns G, Salzman K, McGill L, MacDonald JD (2015). Comparison of ferromagnetic induction and bipolar electrosurgery and suction in corticotomies in pig cerebrum. Int J Surg, 16(Pt A), 55-9.
  12. Bowers CA, Burns G, Salzman KL, McGill LD, MacDonald JD (2014). Comparison of tissue effects in rabbit muscle of surgical dissection devices. Int J Surg, 12(3), 219-23.
  13. MacDonald JD, Bowers CA, Chin SS, Burns G (2014). Comparison of the effects of surgical dissection devices on the rabbit liver. Surg Today, 44(6), 1116-22.

Review

  1. Couldwell WT, MacDonald JD, Taussky P (2014). Complete resection of the cavernous sinus-indications and technique. [Review]. World Neurosurg, 82(6), 1264-70.

Book Chapter

  1. Duhon B, MacDonald JD (2014). Procedure: Placement of intrathecal baclofen or morphine pump. In Berta SC, Levy ML (Eds.), Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade (Ch. 69). New York: Thieme.

Patent

  1. MacDonald JD (2015). Integrated Surgical Cutting System. U.S. Patent No. 8,965,485. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.