D. Omar Watson, MD, DMD, FACS


drwatsonD. Omar Watson, MD, DMD, FACS

Board of Directors, Virginia Dental Association Foundation

D. Omar Watson, D.D.S.,M.D., F.A.C.S., was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After college, Dr. Watson attended University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He was the first student to receive the Ida Gray Award for encouraging multicultural ideals within the dental school. After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, he was blessed to pursue his aspiration to be an oral surgeon. He was accepted in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center. The program was very demanding, but Dr. Watson was able to complete the program while also obtaining a Medical Doctorate degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine and finishing an internship in General Surgery.

Dr. Watson is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, Dr. Watson is a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine (RAM). Furthermore, as a board member for the Virginia Dental Association Foundation (VDAF), he often participates in Mission of Mercy projects.

Dr. Watson has been named “Top Doctor” for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in both Richmond Magazine and Virginia Living Magazine for four years in a row (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)!

Dr. Watson has also received first place for the “Bedside Manner Award” for Our Health Magazine in 2015 & 2016.

When not at work, Dr. Watson balances his life by spending time with his wife and two beautiful children. He also has developed a love for running, loves good music, travel, sports, time with family/friends, and church activities.

 

 

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