Ryan C. McDonald

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ryan C. McDonald, MD


Dr. McDonald attended medical school at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and also holds a certification in neonatal resuscitation from the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. McDonald enjoys working with UW Health and the UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology alongside outstanding colleagues and patients who are dedicated to health care, education and state-of-the-art research.

Clinical areas of particular interest to Dr. McDonald include contraceptive counseling, teen pregnancy, vaginal surgery, robotic hysterectomy and endometriosis removal, pregnancy loss, dilation and evacuation, vulvar disease and colonoscopy. His research interests revolve around quality improvement in contraception. He serves as assistant residency director for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, responsible for resident rotation learning objectives and implementing feedback systems.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Practice locations

  • 20 S. Park Clinic - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Suite 307
    • 20 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2830
    • Closed now
    • UW Health obstetricians/gynecologists provide a broad range of basic and specialized medical and surgical services, ranging from primary gynecologic health care - health maintenance examinations, diagnosis and treatment of minor disorders of the female reproductive system - to advanced techniques in diagnosing and treating infertility problems and treating malignancies of the female genital tract.

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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical School
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI


  • Contraceptive Counseling and Family Planning
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Benign Gynecology
  • Cystoscopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Robotic Hysterectomy
  • Infertility Testing and Evaluation
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Management
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • Endometriosis Surgery
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Robotic Myomectomy
  • Uterine Septum Resection
  • Uterine Abnormalities and Associated Surgeries
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Anterior/Posterior Repair
  • Cold Knife Conization
  • Laparatomy
  • Myomectemy
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Sonohysterography
  • Tension-Free Vaginal Tape
  • Dilation and Evacuation
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Sterilization
  • Polypectomy
  • Incontinence Sling
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Diaphragm Fitting
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertion
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Nexplanon Insertion
  • Nexplanon Removal
  • Vaginal Septum Resection
  • Vulvar Biopsy
  • Pessary Placement
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Cervical Cryotherapy
  • Cervical Cerclage