W. Scott McDonald, MD
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Meet W. Scott McDonald, MD
At My Cosmetic Surgery, it is our distinct pleasure to introduce you to the illustrious Dr. William Scott McDonald, a true luminary in the realm of plastic surgery. With an impeccable track record of over 25 years in medical practice, Dr. McDonald’s legacy is synonymous with excellence and patient-centric care. Certified by the esteemed American Board of Plastic Surgery, he embodies the highest standards of professionalism and expertise.
A firm believer in the importance of education, Dr. McDonald has dedicated a significant portion of his life to teaching and mentoring the next generation of medical professionals. He understands that staying updated with the latest information is paramount to ensuring that budding doctors can provide their patients with the finest physical results and treatment available. This commitment to education underscores his belief in enabling new physicians to deliver the utmost satisfaction to their patients.
Beyond his local impact, Dr. William Scott McDonald’s influence has extended to various corners of the globe. He has participated in exchanges and training programs in countries like Cuba, Haiti, Palestine, and Colombia, where he has been recognized with accolades such as the Prize for Teaching for Residents at The Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Division of Plastic Surgery in New York.
Dr. McDonald is an esteemed member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and his contributions to the field have been further highlighted by his roles as Secretary/Treasurer, Vice President, and President of the Society of Plastic Surgeons of Miami. Additionally, his participation as a Board Member of the Dade County Medical Association speaks to his commitment to advancing the medical profession on a broader scale.
In his current capacity as a plastic surgeon at My Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. William Scott McDonald brings an exceptional depth of experience and expertise to our team. His journey began at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, where he not only graduated but also completed his residency in General Surgery. This was followed by a year of dedicated research at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, a testament to his thirst for advancing medical knowledge.
Dr. McDonald’s educational pursuits culminated in a residence in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the University of New York. Further specializing in Craniofacial Surgery, he returned to the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for a year of intensive training.
His academic contributions have left an indelible mark, with years of teaching Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida. Dr. McDonald’s private practice in plastic and reconstructive surgery is based in Miami, FL, where his exceptional skills and dedication to patient well-being continue to shine.
In conclusion, Dr. William Scott McDonald’s remarkable journey, characterized by his commitment to education, his global outreach, and his unwavering dedication to patient care, makes him an invaluable asset to My Cosmetic Surgery and a beacon of excellence in the field of plastic surgery.
Associations, awards and recognition
- 2000 Research Prize awarded by the Maxillofacial Surgeons Foundation of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons through the courtesy of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation and Maxillofacial Synthes.
- Summa Cum Laude, Northeast of the University of Louisiana.
- Louisiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons. Trauma residents contest winners. Hypertrophic skin grafts in burns 1985.
- Trauma Competition Committee, Southern California. Better research work. Debridement and primary closure of contaminated wounds: a comparison of 1986 methods.
- Pfizer International Innovation Award (finalist) 1987 Ultrasonic Debridement.