About Dr. McDonough
A native of North Carolina, Dr. McDonough was born in Goldsboro and grew up in Fayetteville. He accepted an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force. Dr. McDonough pursued his education in dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, graduating with distinction. He then completed his post-graduate residency program in Periodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas. Dr. McDonough is a Board Certified Periodontist, receiving Diplomate status with the American Board of Periodontology in 2006. He has been working with Dr. Thomas part-time since 2009.
Dr. McDonough served as a clinical instructor in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Eglin AFB in Florida for five years. He later served as Chief of Periodontics and a flight commander at Spangdahlem AB in Germany for four years, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Community and Family
A proud father of two young sons, Jack and Ben, Dr. McDonough and his wife, Lee are excited to join the New Bern community.