Meet Dr. Margaret Pham
Dr. Margaret K. Pham was born in Arlington, Virginia and grew up in nearby Annandale, Virginia. She attended the College of William and Mary and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies, with a minor in Chemistry. She then attended Howard University College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. There, she was elected to the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She was also the recipient of the Frank M. Lapeyrolerie Memorial Award and American Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Award for outstanding performance and achievement in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
After dental school, Dr. Pham pursued an additional four years of specialization in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Howard University Hospital. During these four years, she augmented her surgical education and experiences through working with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington DC, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Children’s National Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Winchester Medical Center, becoming proficient in dental extractions, implants, advanced bone grafting techniques, anesthesia techniques, facial trauma, management of TMJ disorders, and orthognathic surgery. She also received training with the facial plastic department at MedStar Georgetown Hospital under world-renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Posnick. As Chief Resident, Dr. Pham was granted the Thomas J. Pinson Award for high scholastic achievement and overall clinical excellence in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Pham has also had the opportunity to give back to the community by participating in DC oral health screening events as well as taking part in medical/dental mission trips to Cameroon, Jamaica, and Eritrea.
She is currently Board Eligible and holds certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
In her spare time, Dr. Pham enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.