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MacDonald, Laurie Penhall, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.81 out of 5 | 80 reviews
Novant Health Forsyth Pediatrics - Oak Ridge
(336) 644-0994
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Patient Comments 8 reviews
November 07, 2021
Dr MacDonald is an amazing physician. She takes amazing care of all three of my kiddos and has so for years. Thankful for her!
-Patient in KERNERSVILLE, North Carolina

November 06, 2021
My son and daughter have the best Doctors
-Patient in STOKESDALE, North Carolina

October 24, 2021
Outstanding doctor and nurses very considerate. Felt they actually cared. Very pleased
-Patient in GREENSBORO, North Carolina

October 24, 2021
We had to change doctors due to ours no longer working there. Dr Macdonald is very sweet and I really enjoyed our visit. She understood I wanted to break up vaccines for my child being that it was so many at one time and I did not feel judged in doing so.
-Patient in REIDSVILLE, North Carolina

September 22, 2021
The doctor was very nice, she comforted my son when he was crying, and she tried her best to translate everything
-Patient in KERNERSVILLE, North Carolina


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Novant Health Forsyth Pediatrics - Oak Ridge
(336) 644-0994

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Medical School:
Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center 2000

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center 2002

Children`s Memorial Hospital 2003

Board Certifications:

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Children surround Laurie P. MacDonald, MD, nearly 24 hours a day. When she is not with her great patients at Novant Health she is generally home with her husband and their five children. All of that firsthand experience has helped Dr. MacDonald see how great an impact a pediatrician can have on a patient and a family. She greatly enjoys taking care of children and their families as they grow. She also loves the variety that pediatrics provides and being able to provide sick and well-child care. Dr. MacDonald is committed to her patients, her office and her community and is grateful to work in a community that values and cherishes its young people and families.

Gender: Female