Dr. William A. O’Donnell was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Annandale, VA. He attended James Madison University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1977. He was on the faculty of Randolph Macon Academy, where he taught science, before attending the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1987.
After graduation, Dr. O’Donnell, practiced in Lake Ridge before opening his office in Centreville. He has been at his current location for over twenty years.
Dr. O’Donnell and his wife, Janet, met at James Madison University. Their son, Ryan, graduated from JMU and their daughter, Erin, is enrolled there now.
Dr. O’Donnell and his wife are members of the James Madison University Parent Council as well as the JMU Presidents Council.
Dr. O’Donnell belongs to the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association and the Northern Virginia Dental Society.