• Dr Paul McDonough MD

    Dr. Paul McDonough, MD - Certified in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

  • About Dr Paul McDonough MD

    Dr. Paul McDonough, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who offers Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding area patients treatment of the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine. Respected in his field, Dr. Paul McDonough, MD, emphasizes minimally invasive back and neck treatments that enable quick recovery and a return to regular everyday activities.

    Dr. McDonough employs innovative devices such as the PRESTIGE Cervical Disc, which is designed for patients with acute unresolved cervical disc herniation or degenerative cervical discs. His use of the device helps preserve neck motion and restore physiologic function to pre-operation levels. He also undertakes ProDisc-L total disc replacement for pain of the lower back.

    First he completed his BS in chemistry, finishing cum laude at the University of Utah, and pursued his doctor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. Next, he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery, also at UCLA. Finally, Paul McDonough, MD, was invited to participate in a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical Center under Thomas Zdeblick, MD.

  • Education

    UCLA School of Medicine

    MD (1995)

    Dr. McDonough attended medical school at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He graduated as the winner of the Longmire Medal as the student graduating number one in his class in surgery.

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