Dr. William MacDonnell is a dentist-anesthesiologist who maintains a sedation practice caring for patients across the state. His expertise is in conscious sedation, local anesthesia and medical emergencies. Dr. MacDonnell’s services benefits all types of people–especially those who are medically compromised and dental phobic.
Dr. MacDonnell was an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Connecticut Health Center and served as a staff anesthesiologist at the John Dempsey University Hospital for six years before going into private practice. Dr. MacDonnell continues to be active in academics as a member of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine clinical faculty, an appointment that began in 1978.
A past president of the both the Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) and the American Society of Dentists Anesthesiologists, he is dedicated to the welfare of not only patients but also his fellow dentists.
For several years, he chaired the CSDA’s annual state convention and also served as a member of the House of Delegates of the CSDA and the American Dental Association. Dr. Bill MacDonnell lives in West Hartford, CT. When not practicing or teaching at UCONN School of Dental Medicine Bill is very active in civic activities and was chair of the West Hartford Substance Abuse Commission and is on the boards of Bushnell Park Foundation, the Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation, and the Connecticut State Dental Association Foundation. Bill has been involved in the restoration of the Dr. Horace Wells’ monuments in Hartford.