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About Dr. McNamara

Dr. McNamara has been the recipient of many awards, citations and acknowledgments for his participation in various professional and civic interests, including selection by his peers for inclusion on the "Best Doctors" list, in Washingtonian magazine.

Dual Board Certified, Dr. Scott A. McNamara has the additional distinction of being the first Board Certified Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgeon in the Washington, D.C. area.  Dr. McNamara has also been Board Certified in Laser Surgery since 1983.

    • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
    • Member of the American Medical Association
    • Member of the Medical Society of District of Columbia
    • Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society - Past President

 

Dr. McNamara graduated from Notre Dame University with a B.S. in Pre-Medicine Studies in 1978. He then earned his M.D. in 1982 from West Virginia University Medical School. In 1983, he completed his Surgical Internship at the Washington Hospital Center, and in 1988, he completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency at Georgetown University. After one year in private practice. Dr. McNamara continued his education and completed a one-year Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery in 1990.

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved him Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1989. He then became a Graduate Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).

Dr. McNamara has been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Otolaryngology at Georgetown University.  Currently he is teaching residents in Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery.

His medical memberships include the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, D.C. Medical Society, and Arlington Medical Society.

He is licensed to practice medicine in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. Currently he is a member of the medical staffs of George Washington University, Georgetown, Washington Hospital Center and Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Dr. McNamara is always seeking to keep abreast of new developments in his field and has been awarded the American Medical Association's Physician Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education.

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Professional Societies 

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Representative appointed to the Board of Governors
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Government Affairs Committee & Director of the 1996 Fall Endoscopic Surgery Workshop
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons - Appointed to the Otolaryngology Advisory Council and Program Committee
  • Member of the American Medical Association - Recipient of Physicians Recognition Award for Excellence in Continuing Medical Education
  • Member of the Medical Society of District of Columbia - Served as Vice Chairman Legislative Affairs Committee and Otolaryngology Delegate
  • Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society - Past President

 

Committees    

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Operating Room Committee -2001 to Present
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Cancer Committee - 1995 -1999
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Medical Records Committee - 1994-1996
  • Medical Society of District of Columbia - Legislative Committee 1995-1997
  • Medical Society of District of Columbia - Physician Quality Assurance Committee -1992- 1994
  • Medical Society of District of Columbia - Otolaryngology Section - House of Delegates Representative -1995-1998
  • AAFPRS Legislative Affairs Committee -1996-1998
  • AAFPRS Graduate- Fellows Committee -1995-1997
  • ABFPRS Board Examination Development Committee -1995-1997
  • Georgetown University Hospital - Committee of Quality Assurance -1986-1988
  • AAO-HNS Young Physicians Committee - 1994-2000

 

Association Appointments     

  • Board of Governors - Legislative Representative for the Washington Metro Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Society - 1996 to present
  • Chief of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Sibley Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine - 2007-2012
  • American College of Surgeons - Washington DC Chapter - Board Member of Councillors - 1998-2002
  • American College of Surgeons - Otolaryngology Advisory Council - 1994-2000
  • President Washington Metro Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Society   1995 - 1996

 

Certification     

  • Board Certified 1992; American Board of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board Certified 1989; American Board of Otolaryngology

Licensure     

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Faculty Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery - George Washington University Dept of OTO-HNS
  • Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery - George Washington University Div of OTO

Medical School Instructor

  • Georgetown University - Dept of OTO-H&N Surgery / School of Medicine - Head and Neck Anatomy Laboratory Assistant Instructor 1994-1998

 

Post-Graduate Education

  • Surgical Intern
    • Washington Hospital Center - 1983-1984
  • Residency
    • Georgetown University Hospital - 1984-1988 (Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Fellowship
    • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - 1989-1990

 

Graduate Education

  • College
    • University of Notre Dame - B.S.
  • Medical School
    • West Virginia University School of Medicine - M.D.

 

Awards

  • AAO-HNS Washington Metro ENT Society - Model Society Award -1998
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education - 1995-1998
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education - 1992-1995
  • Citation from Washington D.C. City Council on behalf of the Washington Metro ENT Society's program in support of the D.C. Public School System

 

Research

  • Radioactive Xenon Exchange Between the Upper Respiratory Tract and the Middle Ear in Cats. Georgetown University, 1986-1987
  • Decision Making in Phenol Chemical Face Peel. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989-1990

 

Publications

  • McNamara, S.A. MD, Deeb, Z.E. MD and deFries, H.O.MD; Mandibular Preservation in Cancer of the Oral Cavity, Scientific Session 2nd International Oncology Research Conference. September 10-12, 1987.

 

Video Productions

  • McNamara, S.A. MD; Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - "Trust Your Face to a Specialist" - American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery - Annual Meeting - 1995
  • McNamara, S.A. MD; Surgical and Anesthetic Management of Carotid Body Tumors with Intraoperative EEG Monitoring, 1988 AAO-HNS Annual Meeting.

 

Community Service / Charitable Activity

  • "FACE to FACE" - The National Domestic Violence Program of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Organized and Chaired the First National Fund Raiser Gala for this outstanding program and recognized by the AMA in betstowing it's Presidential Award
  • Member of Lion's Club - Arlington Host Club - served as Chairman of Hearing Conservation Committee
  • Special Olympics - Washington, D.C. - Medical Team Member

 

 

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