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Meet Dr. McDonald

Dr. William Robert McDonald is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

He specializes in major and minor surgery such as tooth extraction (wisdom teeth), dental implants, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, cleft surgery and other oral surgery.

Dr. McDonald has a wide range of dentristry experience in general and specialist practice and in teaching.


Education
  • 1970-73 - Undergraduate, University of British Columbia
  • 1973-77 - Dental School, University of British Columbia D.M.D. - June 1977
  • 1979-82 - Medical School, University of British Columbia M.D. - June 1982
  • 1982-83 - Rotating Internship, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1983-86 - Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
  • 1985 March-December - Chief Resident in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, Municipal Hospital of Arnhem, The Netherlands

Dental School Honours:

  • B.C. Government Scholarship - 1973
  • Lorin O. Lind Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Restorative Dentistry - 1976

Licences & Certificates
  • Dental Licence: British Columbia
  • Specialist Licence: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - British Columbia
  • Medical Licence: British Columbia
  • Medical Licence: Washington State

Private Practice
  • June 1977-Sept 1979 - Full time general dentistry
  • Sept 1979-June 1986 - Part time general dentistry
  • July 1987-present - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Memberships & Offices
  • British Columbia Dental Association
  • British Columbia Medical Association
  • Canadian Dental Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • British Columbia Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Surgery Association
  • Fellow of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

University Appointments
  • 1986 - present - University of British Columbia - Assistant Professor - Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 1986 - 1994 - University of Washington - Assistant Professor - Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Hospital Appointments
  • 1990 ≠ present - Childrenís Hospital, Vancouver, B.C. ≠ Head, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • 1988 - present - Mount St. Joseph's Hospital, Vancouver British Columbia - Courtesy Staff
  • 1987 - present - Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia - Active Staff
  • 1986 - 1993 - University Hospital - U.B.C. Site, University of British Columbia Vancouver, B.C.; Head, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 1986 - 1992 - Children's Hospital and Medical Center Seattle, Washington - Courtesy Staff
  • 1986 ≠ present - University Hospital ≠ University of B.C. site ≠ Active Staff.

University Teaching
  1. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - Third year dental students - University of British Columbia, 1986-2001.
  2. Medical Physical Diagnosis Course - General Practice Dental Residents University of BC, 1987-2000.
  3. Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Lectures - Fourth year dental students, 1986-1995.

Clinical Teaching
  1. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, University of B.C. Dental School ≠ One Day per Week since 1986.
  2. Supervision of General Dental Residents in the Operating Room ≠ Two days per month since 1986.
  3. Third and Fourth Year Dental Student , General Dental Resident Lectures ≠ Various times since 1986.

Continuing Education
  1. Advanced Cardiac Life Support - St. Paul's Hospital Vancouver, BC - July 1982
  2. Basic Cardiac Life Support - Vancouver, BC - Vancouver General Hospital - 1981 - St. Paul's Hospital - 1982
  3. Microvascular Surgery - University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. - Sept 1983
  4. Osseointegrated Bone Implants - University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. - Sept 1984
  5. Cleft Palate Conference - Arnhem, The Netherlands, Nov. 1985
  6. International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference - Vancouver, BC - May 1986
  7. Symposium on the Surgical Treatment of TMJ Disorders University of Washington, Seattle, Washington - April 1987.
  8. Workshop on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Arnhem, The Netherlands - May 1987.
  9. C.P.R. - Red Cross - Nov. 3 and 5 1987, Oct. 1988, Oct. 1989, 1990 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
  10. Oral Pathology Review - University of Miami San Francisco. Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 1988
  11. Advanced Course in Branemark Osseointegrated implants University of Washington - Mar. 21 - 24 1988
  12. Fellowship advanced Techniques in Mandibular reconstruction. - University of Miami - Mar. 28 - Apr. 1 1988
  13. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, June 4,5, 1988, Oct. 1990 Justice Institute - Certified, Re-Certified Oct. 1990.
  14. Advanced Trauma Life Support, Oct. 28, 29 1988 Vancouver General Hospital - Certified.
  15. A.I.D.S. update - May 1989, University of Washington
  16. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Convention - Sept. 1989 - San Francisco, Sept. 1990 - New Orleans, Seattle - 1997
  17. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Update, October 1990, 1992, 1993 1995, 1997, 1999 - Justice Institute, Vancouver, BC
  18. Complications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - International Meeting - Hawaii, 2/1992, 1/1994, 1/1995, 1/1996, 1/1997, 1,1998
  19. Advanced Implant Seminar - September 1993, Branemark Team Days - May 1997
  20. Symposium on ITI Implants - Lucern, Switzerland October 2000

Publications
  1. McDonald, W.R. Stoelinga, P.J. Blijdorp, P.A., Schoenaers, J.A.; Champy plate fixation in Sagittal Split Osteotomies for Mandibular Advancement. Int. J. of Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery 2:89,1987
  2. McDonald W.R. - Surgical Mandibular Lengthening Clinics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - November 1990

Presentations
  1. Intravenous Sedation with Valium ≠ January 1977. Table Clinics at the University of British Columbia.
  2. Physical Diagnosis course to Dental Residents and PostGraduate Students ≠ University of Washington ≠ 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988.
  3. A.I.D.S. ≠ Seattle, Washington ≠ Washington State Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ≠ January 1984.
  4. Maxillofacial Trauma ≠ Seattle, Washington ≠ Paramedic trainees ≠ Harborview Medical and Trauma Center ≠ January 1985.
  5. Champy Plates in Mandibular Fractures ≠ Seattle, Washington, Washington State Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ≠ January 1985.
  6. Champy Plates in Sagittal Split Osteotomies of the Mandible ≠ Seattle, Washington, Washington State Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ≠ January 1986. Vancouver, B.C. ≠ International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference ≠ May 1986.
  7. Champy Plating Course ≠ Seattle, Washington ≠ May 1986. Lecturer And Clinical Instructor.
  8. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office ≠ Fourth Year Dental Students At the University of Washington ≠ May 1986.
  9. Maxillofacial Trauma, Temporomandibular Joint Surgery, and Bone Grafting Alveolar Cleft Defects ≠ Fourth Year Dental Students, University of British Columbia ≠ September 1986.
  10. Orthognathic Surgery and Alveolar Cleft Bone Grafting ≠ Orthodontic Study Group Vancouver, B.C. ≠ October 1986.
  11. Indications and Outline of Orthognathic Surgery ≠ Orthodontic Study group Vancouver, B.C. ≠ November 1986.
  12. Maxillofacial Facial Trauma and Dental Emergencies ≠ St. Paulís Hospital Emergency Department Grand Rounds ≠ November 1986.
  13. Champy Plates in Open treatment of Subcondylar Fractures of the Mandible. - Workshop in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ≠ Arnhem, The Netherlands May 1987.
  14. Cleft Surgery ≠ General Dental Residents, University of B.C. ≠ June 1987.
  15. Current Trends in oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ≠ B.C. Dental Association Annual Convention ≠ June 1987.
  16. Managing the Medically Compromised Patient in the Dental Office. ≠ Vancouver and District Dental Association ≠ November 1987.
  17. Orthognathic Surgery and Facial Trauma ≠ Otolaryngology Residents - University of B.C. ≠ December 1987, 1989, and 1992.
  18. Open Treatment of Subcondylar Fractures of the Mandible ≠ Facial Fracture Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia ≠ April 1988.
  19. Facial Trauma and Reconstruction. ≠ Whistler Mountain Seminars, Whistler, B.C. ≠ Feb. 1989.
  20. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office ≠ Canadian Dental Association Convention, Vancouver, B.C. ≠ August 1989.
  21. Cleft Palate Surgery ≠ Orthodontic Study Group, Vancouver, B.C. ≠ April 1990, - General Dental Residents ≠ University of B.C. ≠ March 1990.
  22. Dental Treatment of the Medically Compromised Patient ≠ British Columbia Dental Association Convention. Vancouver, B.C. ≠ August 1990.
  23. Treating the Severely Compromised Edentulous Maxillary Alveolar Ridge With Sinus Lift, Bone Graft and Dental Implants ≠ Branemark Team Days Vancouver, B.C. ≠ Sept. 1993 & May 1997.
  24. International Symposium on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ≠ Hawaii January 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997.
  25. Vancouver District Dental Society Midwinter Clinic ≠ Dec. 1993.
  26. Facial Trauma and Orthognathic Surgery ≠ Plastic Surgery Residents. University of B.C. ≠ 1995, 1996, 1997.
  27. Orthognathic Surgery ≠ Controversies and Esthetic Concerns ≠ B.C. Association of Orthodontists ≠ April 24, 1998.
  28. Treating the compromised dental implant case. B.C. & Canadian Dental Association Convention, march 2000 Vancouver, B.C.
  29. Orthodontic preparation for Orthognathic surgery - Canadian Association of Orthodontists Convention ≠ September 2000 Vancouver, B.C.

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