UVA neuroimmunology fellow Mark McDonald, MD, specializes in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases of the brain. His fellowship training is focused on developing an integrative approach to patient care and the management of a multidisciplinary clinic. McDonald’s research interests include taking a closer look at artificial intelligence and its application in creating novel neurologic diagnostic tools.
A Georgia native, McDonald received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in neurobiology from Georgia State University. He then attended medical school at the University of Texas at Houston, where he received the American Academy of Neurology Prize for Excellence in Neurology. During his residency at UVA, McDonald was awarded once again with the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.
When not at work, McDonald enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and coaching and playing soccer.
- University of Texas Medical School at Houston
- University of Virginia