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DIPLOMATE of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1992-present

EDUCATION: 
  
University of Texas Health Science Center 1986 - 1990
OMS certificate
Board Certified

University of Florida College of Dentistry 1981 - 1984
Gainesville, Florida            
DOCTORATE awarded
Graduated Early, Class Rank = 10

Jacksonville University 1979 - 1981
Jacksonville, Florida
B.S. awarded
MAGNA CUM LAUDE (Marketing), G.P.A. 3.77   

Florida Junior College 1975- 1979
Jacksonville, Florida
A.A. awarded
Highest Honors, G.P.A. 3.77

PRIVATE PRACTICE:

October 1991 – present
Tampa, Florida, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

1985 - 1986
Gainesville, Florida, General Dentistry


AWARDS & APPOINTMENTS:

Clinical Instructor - USF College of Medicine

PEER Review Advisor - FMQAI (the PRO 4th scope)

Honorary Registrar, Certified
Glan Clwyd, North Wales (United Kingdom)

Amer. Assoc. Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeons Achievement Award - 1985

American Academy of Oral Pathology Award - 1985

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY EXPERIENCE - ROTATIONS:

Available Upon Request.

               
Surgical Training:

ACLS - 1987 - Present – Certified

A T L S - 1990 - Present – Certified

General Anesthesia Certificate - 1990 – Present

History & Physical (ICM) Certificate - 1987

TRAUMA - Full Scope, including:

  • Tracheotomies
  • Lacerations - all soft tissue
  • Grafting - hard and soft tissue
  • Ears
  • Orbits
  • Zygomas
  • Nose, NOE
  • Maxilla-LeFort 1, 2, 3
  • Mandible and Dentoalveolar

RECONSTRUCTION, TMJ, PATHOLOGY, CRANIO-FACIAL DEFORMITIES
FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Diplomat)

American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Fellow)

International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Fellow)

Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Florida Medical Quality Assurance, Inc. - Peer Review Advisor

American Dental Association

Florida Dental Association

Hillsborough County Dental Association

Hillsborough County Dental Research Clinic

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

AMI Town & Country Hospital (Courtesy Staff)
Former sect (ENT, PLAST, OMS, OPHTH)
Past Member - Credentials Committee

St. Joseph’s Hospital (Consulting Staff)
Past Member - Trauma Liaison Committee

Tampa General Hospital (Courtesy Staff)
 

PRESENTATIONS:

Total Joint Replacement of the TMJ-Houston Experiences
(Presented to the Southwest Society OMS - 1990)

Giant Cell Reaction to Teflon Proplast in the TMJ
(Presented to the Southwest Society OMS - 1988)

Current Diagnostic Techniques of TMJ Disorders
(USAA Insurance Company claims adjusters - 05/91)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, the full scope
(Great-West Life Ins. Co. claims adjusters - 10/91)

Introducing the Calcitek Endosseous Implant System
(Presented to Hillsborough County Dentists - 10/91)

Surgical Placement and Reconstruction Using Implants
(Presented to Calcitek implant users - 10/91)

New Imaging Techniques in TMJ Diagnostics
(University Community Hospital radiology technicians - 06/92)
   
TMJ Dynamic MRIs in Treatment Planning
(Florida National Dental Congress speaker - 06/92)

The Use of the Synthes Dynamic Compression Plate
(SYNTHES Workshop lecturer and lab instructor - 07/92)

Maxillary Osteotomies in Midface Reconstruction
(MAXILLOFACIAL Workshop - 08/93)

Introduction of the 2.4mm Bone Plating set by SYNTHES
(MAXILLOFACIAL    Workshop - 08/93)

The Role of the Maxillofacial Surgeon in Managed Care
(CIGNA presentation to RNs review staff - 09/93)

Diagnostic Imaging Techniques of the TMJ
(Hillsborough County Dental Research Clinic - 11/93)

Sports Injuries and the Maxillofacial Surgeon
(Boy Scouts of America, Tampa, FL - 12/93)
   
Maxillofacial Trauma
(Plastic Recon Surgs Monthly Meeting - Tampa General Hospital - 02/94)

Maxillofacial Injuries in an Emergency Room
(UCH of Carrollwood Emergency Room Physicians - 02/94)

The Role of the Maxillofacial Surgeon in Managed Care
(CIGNA presentation to physicians - 02/98)

Cosmetic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
(Interns, Residents & Medical students at UCH of Carrollwood - 03/98)

One-Stage Dental Implants
(25 Dentists of Coast Dental - Hillsborough County - 01/99)
 
REFERENCES:

Available Upon Request

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