Kevin R. McDonald, PA-C
Kevin McDonald, PA-C joined our practice in April 2017. Previously he worked in Internal Medicine in Fairfield, CT for St. Vincent’s Multi-Specialty Medical Group. Kevin has also worked at Internal Medicine office in New Jersey, Maryland and Connecticut. He holds licenses in California, Missouri, Maryland, New Jersey and Connecticut.
He was born in Missouri and attended Southwest Missouri University and then United States Public Health Service Physician Assistant program, graduating in 1979. He immediately left for New York City. He has worked extensively with the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Public Health Service. Throughout his service he has conducted his own patient clinics in hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, pulmonary diseases (asthma, COPD), infectious diseases, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and orthopedics. He received orthopedic training in intra-articular joint injections and has performed hundreds of these for his patients. He believes in the disease prevention model of medicine and strongly supports this with his patients.
He was also appointed to the CDC Task Force on Treatment and Prevention of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis during his tenure in Washington, D.C. He is a recipient of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Recognition Award for his service with the U.S. AIDS program.
During down time he enjoys photography, exercise (home gym), a passion for paleontology and of course playing with Ginger and Snaps (two adorable cats).
- Physician Assistant Progam, United States Public Health Service, MCFP, Springfield, Missouri
- B.S. Psychology, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
- Board Certified Physician Assistant, American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Adult medicine working in the primary care in Connecticut for the past four years and in New Jersey and MD over the last 13 years as a Physician Assistant.
- Maryland Correctional Training Center, Federal Bureau of Prisons.
- Coordinator for National Infectious Disease Programs, Federal Bureau of Prisons.
- Former member of CDC Taskforce for the Prevention of Multidrug Resistance Tuberculosis.
- U.S. Surgeon General’s Recognition Award.