Operation Smile: Lessons of Service with William P. Magee, Jr., DDS, MD

February 7, 2024 by

Location: Medical Education Bldg., Auditorium

Date: Feb 8, 2024 - Feb 8, 2024

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 1:00 pm

Bill Magee and childeOperation Smile and the University of Virginia present “Lessons of Service” with William P. Magee, Jr., DDS, MD, a former general surgery resident at the School of Medicine.

William (Bill) P. Magee, Jr., DDS, MD, is a plastic and craniofacial surgeon who founded Operation Smile in 1982 with his wife, Kathleen S. Magee.
Dr. Magee has trained and mentored thousands of physicians worldwide. As a featured guest on many network television programs, Dr. Magee is also a sought-after keynote speaker for corporate and national meetings.

Dr. Magee received his DDS from the University of Maryland, his medical degree from George Washington University Medical School, and served his general surgery residency at the University of Virginia Medical School. In 1972, he studied in Zurich, Switzerland under Professor Hugo Obwegeser, and later received the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Grant to study in Paris with Dr. Paul Tessier in 1975. He then received his plastic surgery training at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Magee entered into Plastic Surgery Specialists, Inc. in Norfolk, Virginia in 1978. In the 1980s, Dr. Magee became president of the group, which at the time was the largest private training program in the United States. In 2016, he stepped away from the practice to invest all of his effort and energy into Operation Smile.

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