Meet The Team

Our Doctors

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Dr. Robert F. Morrison
CEO and Clinical Director

Dr. Morrison is the owner and founder of Robert F. Morrison, DMD, PC, a General Williamsburg Dentist Practice for children and adults since 1992. Dr. Morrison founded the practice after returning from being stationed with the U.S. Navy in England with the goal of providing genuine and compassionate care for the families of Williamsburg and the greater Hampton-Roads area. The practice has grown to incorporate some of the latest dental technologies as well as continue to provide extensive and patient-oriented care for families and individuals. With a great team of Williamsburg dentists and staff, the offices of Morrison Dental Group pride themselves on the personal attention and skill that they can offer their patients.

Dr. Morrison graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1979. He attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1982, completing a post-doctoral residency in Comprehensive Dentistry. He served as a dental officer ashore and afloat from 1982-1991 in the U.S. Navy and was the dentistry department head afloat the U.S.S. Guam. Dr. Morrison was head of the Pediatric Department from 1987-1988, Dental Clinic, Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Morrison is married to Alison, who serves as Morrison Dental Group’s CFO. They have two sons: Frank, a LCDR in the United States Coast Guard and Alex, who also works with Morrison Dental Group as the Chief Compliance Officer. In his spare time, Dr. Morrison is a dedicated family man and enjoys fishing on the Chesapeake Bay, as well as kayaking and restoring British MG cars.

Dr. Morrison is a member of the ADA, VDA, and AADSM.

      

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Dr. Stephen L. Murphy

Dr. Stephen L. Murphy joined Morrison Dental Group in 1996 after retiring from the United States Navy. Dr. Murphy and Dr. Morrison served together in the Navy while stationed in England, and they have remained good friends and colleagues ever since. Dr. Murphy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice, as well as a great deal of compassion, which is much appreciated by his patients.

Dr. Murphy is a graduate of Sacramento State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara Masters of Scientific Instrumentation Program and is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry. He served as a naval aviator and as an active duty Naval Dentist Officer both ashore and afloat. Dr. Murphy attended the Advanced Clinical Program in General Dentistry at the Naval Regional Dental Center in Norfolk, Virginia. He also attended Command and Staff College at the United States Marine Base in Quantico, Virginia.

Dr. Murphy is on the Board of Advisors for Olde Towne Dental Clinic, a volunteer dentist for Physicians for Peace in the Dominican Republic, and a volunteer at Give Kids A Smile.

Dr. Murphy is married to Marcia. They have 4 children: Kelly, Heather, Eric, and Sean, all of whom are married. He is active in the community. He enjoys classic British car restoration and is an avid cyclist.

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Dr. Ira H. Goldstein

Dr. Ira H. Goldstein joined Morrison Dental Group in June 2010. Having been a dentist for 30 years in Pleasantville, New Jersey, prior to relocating to the Williamsburg area, Dr. Goldstein brings a wealth of practice and patient management knowledge to the group. His technical and mechanical skillset make him an excellent dental care provider, with an outstandingly sensitive attention to detail and patient wellbeing at the forefront of his professionalism.

Dr. Goldstein is a graduate of the Dental School at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY Buffalo). He completed a postdoctoral general practice residency program following dental school.

Dr. Goldstein and his wife, Maureen, have three children. He is an active member of the Williamsburg area community and has greatly enjoyed living in Hampton-Roads as well as the Colonial Heritage Development. Away from the office, Dr. Goldstein is a devoted husband and father, as well as an avid sports fan.

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Dr. David J. Maharty

Dr. David J. Maharty strongly believes in helping others whenever possible and enjoys boosting patients’ self-confidence. That’s why the dental field is a perfect fit for him. Dr. Maharty joins the MDG family with over 20 years of experience and has been able to see how dentistry can change lives for the better. He specializes in dental implants and enjoys seeing his patients have the smile they have always wanted.

Dr. Maharty grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and was recruited in high school to play football at the college level but chose academics over sports. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania and then went on to the Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia.

Dr. Maharty enjoys being a member of a close-knit community that offers many opportunities for his children. He is married to Kelly, his high school sweetheart from GAR Memorial HS. Together they have three daughters: Morgan Elizabeth, Madison Lynn, and Maleah Audriana. The family has two dogs: Keda, a Goldendoodle, and Khloe, a Golden Retriever rescue. In his spare time, Dr. Maharty enjoys going on vacation with his family, attending sporting events, watching college football, tailgating, coaching softball, traveling, and spending time with friends.

The Maharty family originated a Sports Scholarship Memorial Fund at Avalon Women and Children’s Shelter so that the children there can play recreational sports. The family believes in helping others and giving children the opportunity to grow physically, mentally, and emotionally through team sports.

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Dr. Jesus Sanchez

For Dr. Jesús Sánchez, dentistry has been a part of his entire life. Growing up in Puerto Rico, he visited his parents’ dental practice daily and the field always intrigued him. As he grew older, Dr. Sánchez realized the importance of his parents’ work, and helping people in their community, which is what fuels his passion for dentistry today. Dr. Sánchez remembers, “As I was growing up, I understood that in the field of dentistry I would be able to do something I enjoy and give back. That mentality of helping people is what drives me to work and do the best that I can.” Dr. Sánchez is thrilled to be a part of Morrison Dental Group and is excited to meet new patients. He is an “eternal student,” constantly looking to learn more about new technologies in the dental field and how he can better serve his patients.

Dr. Sánchez attended the University of Puerto Rico of Dental Medicine and completed two residencies, one being a General Practice Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA, and the second at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ with a focus on Oral Surgery.

Dr. Sánchez is a proud Eagle Scout and is looking forward to sharing his love for the outdoors with his children. Dr. Sánchez enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, water sports, and being a part of the community. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Susana, a former dancer and wedding coordinator who now dedicates her days to being a stay-at-home mom for their sons, Lorenzo and Javier. The family lives in Williamsburg with their dog, Emma, whom they adopted from the Humane Society on the couple’s first anniversary.

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Dr. Julita Marasigan

Dr. Julita Marasigan was always considered quite the “handyman” growing up in the Philippines. As a young adult, she was not sure what type of work she wanted to do but knew she wanted to help others improve their health. Her love for fixing and repairing things and a desire to work in the healthcare field led her to dentistry, and she’s never looked back. Dr. Marasigan said, “I feel a great sense of accomplishment when I have changed another person’s outlook on life because they feel better about their smile.”

 

Dr. Marasigan grew up in the Philippines but also spent a few years in Zambia. She attended dental school at the University of the Philippines, and then went on to complete a two-year Advanced Education degree in General Dentistry with Lutheran Medical Center in New York. Dr. Marasigan and her family have recently moved to Williamsburg, VA, and they are looking forward to being active members in the community. In the past, she has participated with volunteer outreach programs in the Philippines, and now Dr. Marasigan looks forward to settling down and volunteering here in Williamsburg.

Dr. Marasigan is married to Ariel, a medical technologist. They have a teenage daughter, Faith, who despite being an only child, is very kind and generous. They also have a five-year-old Mini Dachshund named Hershey. In her spare time, Dr. Marasigan is an amateur photographer and furniture restorer. She enjoys finding old pieces of furniture and restoring them to their original glory. Dr. Marasigan and her family also enjoy finding new places to visit, especially historic towns and cities. In addition, they love camping and hiking.

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Dr. Mary Keiter

Dr. Mary Keiter attended State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh for her undergraduate degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She participated in breast cancer research at NYU before deciding to go to dental school. She attended dental school at SUNY Stony Brook then headed to Virginia to complete a residency. Dr. Keiter completed her residency at the Medical College of Virginia at VCU in periodontics. She loved Virginia so much, that she stayed!

Dr. Keiter has raised her family here in Virginia and is Morrison Dental Group’s board-certified periodontist. In her spare time, you’ll find Dr. Keiter volunteering, travelling, gardening, playing tennis and scuba diving!

Dr. Keiter is a member of the ADA, VDA, AAP and RDA.

Our Staff

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Danielle Staton, Office Coordinator

Bio coming soon.

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Priscilla Hansen, Regional Manager

Priscilla Hansen joined Morrison Dental Group in 2013 as an office coordinator after spending 10 years working in Human Resources. She was born in Panama to military parents and grew up in rural Pennsylvania. She moved to Williamsburg in 2012 due to her husband being stationed at Ft. Eustis. After spending four years as an office coordinator, she became a Regional Manager for our south side offices. Priscilla most enjoys the dental field because of how much she cares for our patients. She loves being a part of their emotional journey as they come into the office in pain and leave with instant gratification. In her spare time, Priscilla enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on Penn State. She is most proud of the time she is able to give back to the community volunteering for things such as Girl Scouts, Smiles for Heroes, and many more!