James P. MacDonald, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

James P. MacDonald, MD, MPH

James P. MacDonald, MD, MPH

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

Sports Medicine
Physician Team

Sports Medicine Fellowship
Core Faculty

Contact Information

Westerville Sports Medicine / Orthopaedic Center
584 County Line Rd W
Westerville, OH 43082 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-6000
FX: (614) 355-6072

Biography

James MacDonald, MD, MPH is a physician for Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is fellowship trained and board certified in sports medicine. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. MacDonald attended medical school at Harvard Medical School before completing a Family Practice Residency at Maine- Dartmouth in Augusta, ME and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. He is a member of the USA Swimming Medical Task Force and an Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School
    Date Completed: 06/06/1996

Residency

  • Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Sports Medicine

Specialty:

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/01/2010

Publications

  • 2017. Dynapenia: it's not just for grown-ups anymore.  Acta Paediatr. Vol. 106, no. 5. (May 1).
  • Faigenbaum A, MacDonald J. 2017. Dynapenia: It's not just for grown-ups anymore.  Acta Pediatrica. Vol. Epub ahead of print, no. February: e0.
  • MacDonald J, Stuart E, Rodenberg R. 2017. Musculoskeletal low back pain in school-aged children: A Review.  JAMA Pediatrics. Vol. on line first, no. January 1: E1-E8-E1-E8.
  • MacDonald J, Stuart E, Rodenberg R. 2017. Musculoskeletal low back pain in school-aged children: A Review.  JAMA Pediatrics. Vol. on line first, no. January: E1-E8.
  • Stuart E, Duerson D, Rodenberg R, Ravindran R, MacDonald J. 2016. Return to Drive After Concussion: A Quality Improvement Project.  Pediatric Quality and Safety. Vol. 1, no. 2. (December): 1-6.
  • Stuart E, Duerson D, Rodenberg R, Ravindran R, MacDonald J. 2016. Return to Drive After Concussion: A Quality Improvement Project.  Pediatric Quality and Safety. Vol. 1, no. 2. (December 1): 1-6-1-6.
  • Selhorst M, Fischer A, Ravindran R, Graft K, Rodenberg R, Peters E, MacDonald J. 2016. Long-term Clinical Outcomes and Factors that Predict Poor Prognosis in Athletes after a Diagnosis of Acute Spondylolysis: An Observational Analysis.  Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Vol. 46, no. 12. (December): 1029-1036.
  • Selhorst M, Fischer A, Ravindran R, Graft K, Rodenberg R, Peters E, MacDonald J. 2016. Long-term Clinical Outcomes and Factors that Predict Poor Prognosis in Athletes after a Diagnosis of Acute Spondylolysis: An Observational Analysis.  Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Vol. 46, no. 12. (December 1): 1029-1036-1029-1036.
  • 2016. The Reliability and Validity of a Pediatric Back Outcome Measure.  CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE. Vol. 26, no. 6. (November 1).
  • MacDonald J, d'Hemecourt P, Micheli L. 2016. The Reliability and Validity of a Pediatric Back Outcome Measure.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 26, no. 6. (November): 490-496.
  • MacDonald J, Myer G. 2016. 'Don't Let Kids Play Football' -- a 'Killer' Idea.  British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. Published on line first, no. October 1: doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016.
  • MacDonald J, Myer G. 2016. 'Don't Let Kids Play Football' -- a 'Killer' Idea.  British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. Published on line first, no. October: doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016.
  • MacDonald J. 2016. Bilateral Anterior Knee Pain in a High School Runner: An Atypical Etiology.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 0, no. August 1: 1-3-1-3.
  • MacDonald J. 2016. Bilateral Anterior Knee Pain in a High School Runner: An Atypical Etiology.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 0, no. August: 1-3.
  • 2016. Timing of Physical Therapy Referral in Adolescent Athletes With Acute Spondylolysis: A Retrospective Chart Review.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.
  • Selhorst M, Fischer A, Graft K, Ravindran R, Peters E, Rodenberg R, Weider E, MacDonald J. 2016. Timing of Physical Therapy Referral in Adolescent Athletes with Acute Spondylolysis: A Retrospective Chart Review.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 0, no. PAP. (June): 1-6.
  • Wiseman SP, Beran MC, Warahadpande S, MacDonald JP. 2016. Long Head Biceps Tendon Rupture in a Pediatric Athlete: A Case Report.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol. 6, no. 2. (May 1): e33-e33.
  • Wiseman SP, Beran MC, Warahadpande S, MacDonald JP. 2016. Long Head Biceps Tendon Rupture in a Pediatric Athlete: A Case Report.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol. 6, no. 2. (May): ee33.
  • Duerson D, Rodenberg R, MacDonald J. 2016. Spondylolysis in the Young Athlete.  Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Vol. 8, no. 1. (January 1): 5-7-5-7.
  • Duerson D, Rodenberg R, MacDonald J. 2016. Spondylolysis in the Young Athlete.  Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Vol. 8, no. 1. (January): 5-7.
  • Wilson J, Quinn B, Southwick H, Stratton C, MacDonald J. 2015. Athletes Doing Arabesques: Important Considerations in the Care of Young Dancers.  Current Sports Medicine Reports. Vol. 14, no. 6. (November): 448-454.
  • 2015. Athletes Doing Arabesques: Important Considerations in the Care of Young Dancers.  CURRENT SPORTS MEDICINE REPORTS. Vol. 14, no. 6. (November 1).
  • Fields SK, MacDonald J, Jacobs AM, et al. 2015. Consumption of Sports and Energy Drinks by High School Athletes in the United States: A Pilot Study.  Beverages. Vol. 1, no. 3. (September 1): 218-224-218-224.
  • Fields SK, MacDonald J, Jacobs AM, et al. 2015. Consumption of Sports and Energy Drinks by High School Athletes in the United States: A Pilot Study.  Beverages. Vol. 1, no. 3. (September): 218-224.
  • MacDonald J, Sando J. 2015. Facial Bone Fractures and Epistaxis. In Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes. Edited by Meehan W, O Brien M. Berlin: Springer.
  • MacDonald J, Rodenberg R. 2015. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.  UpToDate. Vol. N/A, no. http://bit.ly/1MDyymc. (September 1): N/A-N/A.
  • MacDonald J, Rodenberg R. 2015. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.  UpToDate. Vol. N/A, no. http://bit.ly/1MDyymc. (September): eN/A.
  • MacDonald J, Rodenberg R. 2015. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury. In UpToDate. Edited by O'Connor FG, Grayzel J. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health.
  • MacDonald J, Sando J. 2015. Facial Bone Fractures and Epistaxis. In Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes. Edited by Meehan W, O Brien M.
  • MacDonald J, Duerson D. 2015. Reliability of a Computerized Neurocognitive Test in Baseline Concussion Testing of High School Athletes.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 25, no. 4. (July 1): 367-372-367-372.
  • MacDonald J, Duerson D. 2015. Reliability of a Computerized Neurocognitive Test in Baseline Concussion Testing of High School Athletes.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 25, no. 4. (July): 367-372.
  • Faigenbaum AD, Lloyd RS, MacDonald J, Myer GD. 2015. Citius, Altius, Fortius: Beneficial Effects of Resistance Training for Young Athletes.  British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 0, no. June 1: 1-7-1-7.
  • Faigenbaum AD, Lloyd RS, MacDonald J, Myer GD. 2015. Citius, Altius, Fortius: Beneficial Effects of Resistance Training for Young Athletes.  British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 0, no. June: 1-7.
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, et al. 2015. Orthostatic Intolerance and Autonomic Dysfunction in Youth with Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms: A Head-Upright Tilt Table Study.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 0, no. February: eelectronically published.
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, et al. 2015. Orthostatic Intolerance and Autonomic Dysfunction in Youth with Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms: A Head-Upright Tilt Table Study.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol. 0, no. February 1: electronically published-electronically published.
  • Stuart EA, Rodenberg RE, Dotson ML, Young JA, MacDonald JP. 2015. Reliability Measures of the Balance Error Scoring System as Administered by Certified Athletic Trainers.  Current Research: Concussion. Vol. 2, no. 1. (January): 22-24.
  • MacDonald,James; Wilson,Julie; Young,Julie; Duerson,Drew; Swisher,Gail; Collins,Christy,L; Meehan,William,P. 2015. Evaluation of a Simple Test of Reaction Time for Baseline Concussion Testing in a Population of High School Athletes.  CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE. Vol. 25, no. 1. (January): 43-48.
  • Stuart EA, Rodenberg RE, Dotson ML, Young JA, MacDonald JP. 2015. Reliability Measures of the Balance Error Scoring System as Administered by Certified Athletic Trainers.  Current Research: Concussion. Vol. 2, no. 1. (January 1): 22-24-22-24.
  • 2015. Evaluation of a simple test of reaction time for baseline concussion testing in a population of high school athletes.  Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine. Vol. 25, no. 1. (January 1).
  • 2014. Top 10 Research Questions Related to Exercise Deficit Disorder (EDD) in Youth.  RESEARCH QUARTERLY FOR EXERCISE AND SPORT. Vol. 85, no. 3. (September 1).
  • MacDonald J, Foster J. 2014. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee.  Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Vol. 6, no. 3. (May 1): 102-103-102-103.
  • MacDonald J, Foster J. 2014. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee.  Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Vol. 6, no. 3. (May): 102-103.
  • Faigenbaum AD, Best TM, MacDonald J, et al. 2014. Top Ten Research Questions Related to Exercise-deficit Disorder (EDD) in Youth.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Vol. 85, no. 3. (January): 297-307.
  • Ciocca M, MacDonald J, Czarnota M, Bennett D. 2013. Sport-Related Concussion.  Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Vol. 5, no. 6. (November): 249-252.
  • MacDonald, James. 2013. The Potential Adverse Health Effects of Energy Drinks.  American Family Physician. Vol. 87, no. 5. (March): e321.
  • MacDonald, James. 2013. The Potential Adverse Health Effects of Energy Drinks.  American Family Physician. Vol. 87, no. 5. (March 1): 321-321.
  • Yim, Eugene, Gillis, Edward, Ojala, Krystin, MacDonald, James, Basilico, Frederick, Corrado, Gianmichael. 2013. Focused Transthoracic Echocardiography by Sports Medicine Physicians.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Vol. 32, no. February: 333-338.
  • Yim, Eugene, Gillis, Edward, Ojala, Krystin, MacDonald, James, Basilico, Frederick, Corrado, Gianmichael. 2013. Focused Transthoracic Echocardiography by Sports Medicine Physicians.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Vol. 32, no. February 1: 333-338-333-338.
  • 2012. Sports-related concussion.
  • MacDonald, James, d'Hemecourt, Pierre. 2011. The Marathon Event: Medical Management. In Federation Internationale de Medecine du Sport (FIMS) Sports Medicine Manual. Third ed. Edited by McDonagh, David, Micheli, Lyle, et al..
  • MacDonald, James, d'Hemecourt, Pierre. 2011. The Marathon Event: Medical Management. In Federation Internationale de Medecine du Sport (FIMS) Sports Medicine Manual. Third ed. Edited by McDonagh, David, Micheli, Lyle, et al.. Philadelphia: Lippincott, William & Wilkins.
  • MacDonald, James. 2011. American Football. In Federation Internationale de Medicine du Sport (FIMS) Sports Medicine Manual. Third ed. Edited by McDonagh, David, Micheli, Lyle, et al..
  • MacDonald, James. 2011. American Football. In Federation Internationale de Medicine du Sport (FIMS) Sports Medicine Manual. Third ed. Edited by McDonagh, David, Micheli, Lyle, et al.. Philadelphia: Lippincott, William and Wilkins.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Iliotibial Band Syndrome. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D..
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Swimming, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Surfing, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D..
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Swimming, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Ultimate Frisbee, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D.. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Surfing, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D.. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Referred Pain. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D.. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Ultimate Frisbee, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D..
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Extreme Sports, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D..
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Iliotibial Band Syndrome. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D.. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • James MacDonald, M.D. 2011. Extreme Sports, Injuries in. In Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. First ed. Edited by Lyle Micheli, M.D.. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • MacDonald J. 2009. Medical Marijuana: Informational Resources for Family Physicians.  American Family Physician. Vol. 80, no. 8. (October 1): 779-779.
  • MacDonald J. 2009. Medical Marijuana: Informational Resources for Family Physicians.  American Family Physician. Vol. 80, no. 8. (October): e779.
  • MacDonald J, d'Hemecourt P. 2007. Back Pain in the Adolescent Athlete.  Pediatric Annals. Vol. 36, no. 11. (November): 703-712.
  • MacDonald J, d'Hemecourt P. 2007. Back Pain in the Adolescent Athlete.  Pediatric Annals. Vol. 36, no. 11. (November 1): 703-712-703-712.
  • 2007. What college health means to me: A piece of my mind.  JOURNAL OF AMERICAN COLLEGE HEALTH. Vol. 56, no. 2. (September 1).
  • MacDonald J. 2007. What College Health Means to Me.  Journal of American College Health. Vol. 56, no. 2. (March): 185-186.
  • MacDonald J, Galluzzi K, Johnson Y et al. 2006. Practical Approaches to Managing Influenza for Primary Care Professionals. Edited by California Academy of Family Practice (CAFP). San Francisco: CAFP.
  • MacDonald J, Galluzzi K, Johnson Y et al. 2006. Practical Approaches to Managing Influenza for Primary Care Professionals. Edited by California Academy of Family Practice (CAFP).: CAFP.
  • 2001. Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes.  Journal of Association of Physicians of India. Vol. 49, no. JUNE. (December 1).
  • MacDonald J. 1998. Alcohol Misuse. In Little Black Book of Geriatrics, 1st ed.. Edited by Gershman K. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
  • MacDonald J. 1998. Alcohol Misuse. In Little Black Book of Geriatrics, 1st ed.. Edited by Gershman K.
  • MacDonald J. 1996. Alcohol. In Source Book of Substance Abuse and Addiction, 1st ed. Edited by Friedman L, Roberts D, et al.. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins (now Wolters Kluwer LWW).
  • 1994. REFERRED PAIN.
  • 1993. Posterior cruciate ligament injuries.
  • 1973. Alcohol.
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