Dr. Frank McDonald and his staff are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurological illnesses. We believe that healing occurs only when we treat the patient, not just the disease. So you can expect to be treated by clinicians who are warm and caring and who respect your needs.
We are the only practice in Northeast Georgia to offer in-house EMGs and nerve conduction studies performed by a physician who is fellowship-trained in electrodiagnostic medicine. We also offer Botox® treatment for patients with dystonia or spasticity.
Frank McDonald, M.D.,M.B.A., is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and leads Northeast Georgia in electrophysiological diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders. Dr.McDonald partners with referring physicians, providing neurological studies and outstanding care for their patients. The practice uses the latest, most advanced technology to diagnose and treat a variety of neurological diseases including:
For more information, please contact us at 770-771-6916.
It is necessary that we see patients by appointment. Most of our patients are referred to us by their primary care or other personal physicians. New patient appointments are generally made by the office of the referring physician, although self-referrals are accepted. Call our main number 770-771-6916 for an appointment.
We make every effort to see each patient in a timely manner, however emergencies occur that occasionally cause delays in our schedule. Patients who arrive with their paperwork completed or who arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete their paperwork in the office will receive first priority to be seen. Patients who do not have their paperwork completed by their scheduled appointment time will be given the opportunity to reschedule their appointment.
If we have a correct address or telephone number, we will attempt to remind each patient of his appointment by e-mail or telephone as a courtesy. It is still the patient’s responsibility to remember the appointment. If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please please call our office at least 48 hours in advance.
With the latest technology including EMG testing, our healthcare professionals can see your patient in a timely manner. In most cases,we can provide same-day new-patient appointments and EMG studies. Consult notes and EMG reports will be sent to referring physicians within 24 hours to allow for more timely and accurate care. We collaborate with you to provide optimum patient diagnosis and care. Dedicated physician referral line: 770-771-6917.
Our Gainesville office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. We are pleased to offer extended hours on Thursdays, opening at 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Dr. McDonald also sees patients in Hamilton Mill on Friday afternoons. If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department. Neurological emergencies are serious and timely treatment is important. Do not waste valuable time trying to reach the office.
The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., incorporated in 1995, is a fully-integrated multi-specialty medical group owned and managed by physicians. The group has grown to include approximately 100 physicians and 60 nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and certified nurse midwives. Our providers treat patients in the following specialties: internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, adult and pediatric inpatient medicine, general surgery, oncology, hematology, physiatry, orthopedics, sports medicine, neonatology, perinatology, and allergy and immunology, neurology, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery and medical weight loss. In 2014, The Longstreet Clinic was ranked by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as the seventh largest physician group practice in Georgia, and as the second largest independent group practice. With its main campus located in Gainesville, TLC providers also see patients at offices in Baldwin, Buford, Braselton, Cleveland, Dahlonega, Demorest, Hamilton Mill, Oakwood, Suwanee, and Toccoa. Doctors you know. Care you trust. The Longstreet Clinic, where patient care is always centered around you. Internet
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