Welcome to the website for spine specialist Dr. Paul McDonough. Dr. McDonough is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon in Abilene, Texas. This website is designed to help patients, caregivers, and other health care professionals learn about the latest solutions and options for spine pain, disorders and injuries. Dr. McDonough specializes in innovative microscopic techniques and minimal incisions when operating on the back or neck. These surgical methods minimize post-operative pain and allow patients to recover faster.