Lester McDonald, MD

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
58
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Corneal and External Disease
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Endothelial Corneal Transplantation (DSEK)
  • Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmic Diagnostic Testing
  • Traditional Corneal Transplantation (PK)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, N.Y. (Ophthalmology)
Professional Memberships: 
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Certification: 
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
Education: 
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.
  • New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y.
Internship: 
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, Conn.
Fellowship: 
  • St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo. (Cornea)
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. (Ocular Pathology)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: January 2018
*Dr. McDonald MD gave professional service and calmed me down about the situation going on with my eyes.
Guthrie Patient: January 2018
this group of people are the greatest
Guthrie Patient: January 2018
I wanted to continue breast-feeding through my treatment but he was unwilling to work w/me to find a safe alternative route. He just bluntly repeated I had no choice but to quit unless I wanted to lost my vision.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
good
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
Very good even talk to my husband.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
Very good 'bedside' manner; clear & easily understood.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
I really like Dr. McDonald and Megan. They are a great team!
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
9. Very, very much.
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE
Guthrie Patient: February 2017
Having been a medical transcriptionist for 10 years, I knew the words/explanation the doctor used.