Whether you are a business executive or the executive of your home, a family member, a senior, or busy college student, Dr. Donahue’s membership practice allows you the extra time needed to focus on your unique health concerns. Care includes excellence in western medicine with the cutting edge aspects of integrative/functional medicine. Our core mission is to care for you across the health spectrum from treating sudden illness to chronic illnesses as well as providing a comprehensive annual medical review with physical that helps you achieve your personal health goals.
Depending on your care plan, your health team may also include a vetted nutrition and fitness coach, a physical therapist, a cognitive behavioral therapist, and executive coach. Many of our patients seek and discover a healthier chapter in their life.
Our patient roster is limited to about half the size of other Boston membership practices to allow more time for this level of care.
The most complex illnesses are best treated by your primary care doctor and specialty physician team. Dr. Donahue, with over 30 years of clinical experience, selects specialists based on their knowledge and leadership in their field, as well as their ability to care. His experience as a visiting scientist at Harvard School of Public Health helps to inform this synthesis of care.
Dr. Donahue is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital with access to MGH and Dana Farber through Partners EPIC Healthcare, now Mass General Brigham.
You will have your doctor’s personal cell phone for texting urgent after-hour medical needs. Our staff team enjoys getting to know our patients and will advocate for you to navigate health insurance, testing and specialist referrals.
Our executives, from business to scientific fields, appreciate same day appointment access, remote texting, Zoom, and the use of personalized health monitoring devices.
Your comprehensive annual exam helps create your Health Plan, informing what Care Team is needed and at what intervals. We can reach out to you at your selected interval to benchmark progress.
For cardiac concerns and maximum heart protection, we can now dovetail with a top Boston Cardiologist membership.
Having your family’s confidential care all under one roof simplifies your life and can help Dr Donahue contextualize each individual’s health. Age 3+ to adult children are accepted.
Having treated students at Harvard University Health Services for 7 years, Dr. Donahue takes a special interest in college student care, from illness care to navigating a healthy lifestyle to optimize academic success and personal growth.
Studies show benefit from use of positive psychology and healthier habits such as studying, sleep patterns, eating, fitness, substance use, and sexual health. Sometimes this naturally leads into the existential “Who am I and what am I doing with my life”.
Personal Health MD provides college students with a safety net they can turn to while in Boston and then beyond.
Maximizing your healthspan usually helps your lifespan too. To feel good and stave off illness we help you optimize nutrition, sleep, fitness and balance training.
Managing more complex illnesses with multiple medications from multiple specialists is an important part of your care.
Independence and dignity are priorities, as well as developing the grace to know when to ask for more help.
At Personal Health MD we enjoy delivering Home Based Care to try to keep people in their homes for as long as feasible.
A Home-Based Membership allows for your physician to visit you at home, at regular intervals and as needed, to address medical problems, inform a home care team, and emphasize quality of life.
People seek our care in Boston, , visiting Boston once a year for a comprehensive physical examination that often includes proactive specialty tests and imaging.
Back home, we facilitate Telemedicine visits by Zoom and other venues.
We use digital devices including metabolic and heart rhythm monitoring to help inform your treatment plan.