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Areas of Expertise

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences



  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2014
  • Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry - United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2016

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
April 8, 2024
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My experience on Friday was excellent!
April 2, 2024
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The provider was professional, listened to my concerns and answered all my questions in layman's terms I understood.
March 26, 2024
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Our questions and concerns were answered in layman's terms we could understand. All the staff were helpful, professional and very compassionate.
March 23, 2024
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She is so positive and uplifting it eases my diagnosis
March 22, 2024
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I love seeing Dr McDonell. It is obvious she cares and she always makes you feel like you are her only patient in the world. I never feel rushed.
March 1, 2024
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My wife is very happy with her doctor.
January 7, 2024
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Dr.McDONNEL is a great asset to Vanderbilt. I am very fortunate to be working with her.
October 30, 2023
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Dr McDonnell goes above and beyond to always answer our questions and never rushes us. Very knowledgeable and caring.
September 1, 2023
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