Board Certification

  • Pediatrics

Area of Expertise

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

New Patient Status

Accepting all New Patients

Education

Internship and Residency

Tulane University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
New Orleans, LA
1998 – 2001

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Doctor of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
1998

Undergraduate School

University of Delaware
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Minor in Biology
Cum Laude, Dean Scholar
Newark, DE
1993

Hospitals Affiliated With

Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
Medical City Children’s Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano

Professional Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Fellow

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Diplomate

Texas Medical Association (TMA)
Member

Academic Appointments

George Washington University
Associate Clinical Professor of Health Care Sciences for Physician Assistant Program
2002 – 2005

John E. Dohms Ph.D. Department of Animal Science, University of Delaware
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Infection & Immunity Course
Fall 1992

John E. Dohms Ph.D. Department of Animal Science, University of Delaware
Undergraduate Research Assistant
1991 – 1992

Biography

Drs. McGonnell and Liu with their family

Dr. McGonnell has dedicated the practice of medicine to the care of infants, children, and adolescents. He is board certified in Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is also a member of the Texas Medical Association and Dallas Medical Society. He takes a special interest in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as well as behavior management.

Dr. McGonnell completed his Pediatric Internship and Residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended medical school at Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware. He practiced for 5 years in Northern Virginia prior to joining Forest Lane Pediatrics in 2006. Dr. McGonnell has been recognized as a Mom Approved Doctor by DFW Child Magazine in 2017.

His wife Dr. Ann Liu is also a pediatrician with Forest Lane Pediatrics. They are proud parents to Paige and Liam. The family enjoys outdoor activities including 5K runs, walking their dogs, and hiking.