Biography & Education

Biography

Dr. Colin McDonough earned his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His specialty is in internal medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

Dr. McDonough enjoys living in the great Northwest for all the outdoor activities including running, hiking, fly fishing and skiing.

Education

Medical degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship/residency: Vanderbilt University
Dr. McDonough is board certified in internal medicine.

Languages
  • English

Care Locations

1899 Blankenship Road
West Linn, OR 97068
Fax 503-513-3355
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Internal medicine
Conditions Treated
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older, Abnormal pap, Abrasion, Acne, Alopecia areata, Anemia, Angina, Anxiety Disorders, Appendicitis, Arthralgia, Arthropathy, Asthma, Atrial fibrillation, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Back and neck pain, Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Bleeding, rectal, Blood in stool, melena, Breast lump, Bronchitis, Burns, Calluses and corns, Cerumen impaction, Cervical dysplasia, Cervicitis, Chickenpox, Chronic ischemic heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Congestive heart failure, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Age 12 and Older, Contact dermatitis, Contusion, Cough, Croup, Cyst of ovary, follicular, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhea, Diverticulosis of colon, Dizziness, Dysuria, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Emphysema, Endometriosis, Epilepsy, Failure to thrive, Fatigue, Fever, Age 12 and Older, Fibroid uterus, Fibromyalgia, Gas/bloating, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Genetic disorders, Glucose intolerance, Gout, Headaches, Heart murmur, Heartburn, Hematuria, Hemophilia, Hemorrhoids, Hernia, hiatal, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Hives and other allergic reactions, Hyperhidrosis, Hypothyroidism, Impotence, Influenza (Seasonal flu), Ingrown toenail, Inguinal hernia, Insect bite, Insomnia, Keloids, Kidney stones, Knee injuries, Limb swelling, Localized swelling, Meningitis, Menopause, Menstruation problems, Metrorrhagia, Moles, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older, Osteoarthritis, Otitis externa, Otitis media, Pain in limb, Peptic ulcer disease without obstruction, Peripheral vascular disease, Pneumonia, Pregnancy, Prostatitis, Psoriasis, Rhinitis, allergic, Rosacea, Rotator cuff tear, Sebaceous cyst, Shortness of breath, Sinusitis, Skin disease, Skin infections, Skin ulcers, Sprain/strain: ankle, Sprain/strain: neck, Sprain/strain: shoulder/arm, Strep throat, Sun damage, Sunburn, Synovitis/tenosynovitis, Thrombophlebitis, Tobacco abuse, Tonsillitis, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Upper respiratory tract infection (URI), Urinary tract infection, Vaginitis/vulvitis, Venous insufficiency, Warts
Services Provided

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (250 Ratings, 87 Comments)

100

04/24/2016
Dr. Mcdonough has been my PCP for approximately 20 yrs. He is simply the BEST!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/24/2016
Great Doctor! Glad he's my care provider!
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100

04/19/2016
Dr. McDonough is always respectful and never gives the feeling that he is in a hurry. In fact, he always makes me feel welcome and that he has time to spend with me and he listens.
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90

04/12/2016
my care provider is great. [...]
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100

04/12/2016
i'm a new patient , He made me feel very comfortable easy to talk to, I felt that I made a good choice .
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100

04/03/2016
Very happy with ability to obtain appointment within 1 day of request.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/29/2016
I have just changed over from 25 years with my trusted physician at [...] who recently retired. I had tried a new physician at [...], not far from home, but did not 'click' or feel as heard as I would have liked. Dr. McD was attentive, respectful and skilled. I hope that I can continue with him as my primary physician.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

03/29/2016
He always takes time with me and seems to care about my health and well being.
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90

03/29/2016
Nice guy, and an excellent primary care physician...
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100

03/27/2016
All good
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100

03/22/2016
Have never had any bad experiences with this provider or his office.
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100

03/16/2016
Dr. McConnough was patient, understanding and treated me with the utmost courtesy and respect. Thank you, Providence, for a truly enjoyable visit. I am very happy with my new provider!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/15/2016
The Doctor always takes the time to listen to any medical problem.
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100

03/14/2016
Dr. McDough did an excellent job & spent quality time with me.
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100

03/08/2016
Dr. McD. is excellent to work with.
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100

03/07/2016
Dr. McDonough is the best provider ever! I won't see anyone else.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/06/2016
Very good
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80

03/01/2016
My first visit with this provider! Overall, very impressed with provider and staff.
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90

02/29/2016
I feel that Dr, Mc is very tuned in my needs. He is thorough and very compassionate and understanding, and not afraid to ask for help from specialists Good Job Dr. Mc
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90

02/19/2016
All good experiences. I get referrals in a timely matter. No complaints.
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100

02/18/2016
He is very good
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100

02/16/2016
Very attentive listener.
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100

02/15/2016
Dr. McDonough included me in his thought process regarding when to treat high blood pressure and other preventative care. I really appreciated that and the time he spent with me to hear my concerns and learn about my health needs.
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100

02/09/2016
DR Colin McDonough is an excellent provider.
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90

02/07/2016
With small reception area, difficult to maintain privacy on date of birth, cell phone update, medical issues, etc. [...]
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02/02/2016
The doctor detected a heart problem, [...], at a routine physical and advised me on referrals right away. DR. Mc Donough is very easy to talk with and is a good listener. He has followed my health for almost 15 years.
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100

02/01/2016
The best primary care doctor.
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100

01/26/2016
Dr. McDonough is great. [...]
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100

01/20/2016
The care provider is compassionate with my needs.
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100

01/19/2016
Exceptionally personable, an exceptionally good listener. Very clear and succinct. Clearly explains everything in easy to understand language. I was completely satisfied with my experience and left the office knowing my health care concerns were not only heard, but addressed.
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100

01/19/2016
Very thoughtful caring Dr.
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100

01/19/2016
Dr. McDonough is probably the best doctor I've ever seen. He shows such respect, listens well and answers my questions to my satisfaction. I wish all doctors were half as good as he is.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/19/2016
Dr. McDonough has taken the time to get to know me and my family who are also under Dr. McDonough's care. I don't feel like just another patient with a medical record.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

01/18/2016
Very good doctor
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01/13/2016
Excellent service, the nurse ([...]) was extremely polite an helpful.
Providence Health & Services Patient
70

01/12/2016
I wish I could talk to a physician in person...not in a email at 8 that night... I realize...health care is changing... but being able to just talk to the doctor...when you are wondering what is going on with you is a big difference
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/12/2016
Always very understanding, pleasant and helpful. The Doc as well as staff.
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90

01/12/2016
Could not make contact with anybody on the phone. I finally drove to the office and made and appt.
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100

12/30/2015
never a bad experience
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100

12/27/2015
Have always had the care I needed right away.
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12/25/2015
I did have to wait an extra 25 minutes
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70

12/16/2015
He is ok. [...]
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90

12/14/2015
Always kind and caring and promptly gets back to me. Very good about listening to my concerns and input on my situation.
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90

12/13/2015
Always shows concern. Doesn't make you feel rushed.
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12/02/2015
Every office experience has been a good experience
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11/22/2015
Vey attentive and professional, listened to my answers and made good recommendations
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60

11/22/2015
provider very professional and willing to spend time with me. could furnish written summary of visit. waiting times for provider is excessive.
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100

11/22/2015
very good
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80

11/17/2015
provider heard my description of symptoms and made appropriate recommendations as to medications for pain
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90

11/17/2015
wait time is a tad excessive from check in to seeing the Dr.
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100

11/15/2015
Dr McDonough is a very kind and understanding doctor, He shows great concern for his patients and gives you his full attention.
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100

11/15/2015
SO far only good experiences ....
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100

11/10/2015
Dr. McDonough is absolutely the best physician I have ever had
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90

11/07/2015
Provider listens and cares.
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100

11/03/2015
[...] I really like him I think he is an excellent dr.
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100

11/01/2015
Excellent health service - thanks.
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90

10/29/2015
Dr and staff have always been thoughtful and courteous. Even when I have not been compliant.
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100

10/28/2015
He's the best doctor I have ever had. He truly cares about you when your there. I moved further away but I just drive longer than getting a new doctor.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/28/2015
Dr. Colin McDonough is wonderfully professional and solution bound in all care offered me. I cannot speak more highly of him and his staff, as I have always done through all surveys completed in the past years.
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90

10/27/2015
good:blood draw was performed in an excellent manner so-so: explaining my options if my insurance did not cover immunization at the pharmacy
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90

10/22/2015
Listens, which is most important. Understands my activity needs even though I'm 75 and doesn't tell me to slow down; [...] Has put me in touch with good specialists and has worked me in a couple of times to deal with problems.
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90

10/18/2015
I have had two visits with Dr. McDonough I'm very pleased with my selection with this new provider.
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90

10/16/2015
All was good.
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100

10/14/2015
Always a very pleasant and understanding experience.
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30

10/11/2015
I think the doctor is doing as much as he can [...]
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100

10/07/2015
takes the time to listen to my concerns and questions...
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70

10/06/2015
care provider is fine. [...]
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80

10/06/2015
Doctor is excellent. Administrative staff is very institutional/busy/cold.
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100

09/15/2015
Dr McDonough has provided excellent care to me and my family for the entire 14 years we have been seeing him. We all have had only good experiences with him
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80

09/01/2015
in need of MRI waiting to hear back for 2 days. called each day and told someone would get back to me.
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100

08/26/2015
I have the complete confidence in Dr. McDonough , he always gives me his full attention and care. Very easy to talk to and listens to what I have to say. I have been seeing him for about 20 years and hope I can see him 20 more. He is the most caring and concerned Dr. I have ever seen. He is the exception in the medical field in my mind. I never feel rushed or ignored.
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100

08/24/2015
Dr. Mcdonough is very caring, respectful and communicates well and takes the time to explain findings. He made the right call when I needed urgent treatment and helped to check me into the hospital over the weekend and arranged everything.
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70

08/20/2015
Doesn't call back when he's says he will.
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08/19/2015
I have always had good care at Providence.
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100

08/18/2015
Very good
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100

08/09/2015
a very good and sensitive provider.
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90

08/04/2015
Wonderful doctor. Relates well to people and patients
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07/26/2015
This is not my regular provider I only saw him because it was her day off and she had no openings the next day. I appreciated being able to see someone on the day I called.
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100

07/21/2015
I am very pleased to be under the care of Dr. Colin McDonough. Please know I feel the same regarding his team.It is very apparent that they work hand in hand in meeting my needs. I respect their care and professionalism because "it" sets a high standard for me to live up to their expectations in leading a healthy life. [...]
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90

07/21/2015
Dr. McDonough, office staff & medical assistants provide profession, caring & effective service in all aspects of what a person expects from a primary care provider. The Providence Health Care electronic portal functions well & enables us to request service, receive test results & do scheduling.
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100

07/14/2015
compassionate person...
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

06/30/2015
I enjoy the doctor and staff as they are very welcoming and supportive. There is, however, some confusion concerning referrals that I am still trying to work out.
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80

06/17/2015
I have had a good experience with my provider.
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100

06/15/2015
Always the best care.
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100

06/11/2015
Excellent physician - highly recommended.
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100

06/11/2015
100% getting in on same day calling in with illness.
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90

06/10/2015
No bad experiences
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