Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Dental Implants Bone Grafting Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Board Certified Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, Surgery, Oral Maxillofacial, Oral Surgeon, Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, Wisdom Teeth, Impacted Canines, Jaw Surgery, Facial Trauma, Oral Pathology, TMJ Disorders, TMJ Prosthetic Jaw, Cleft Deformity, Cleft Lip, Cleft Lip Palate, Cranio Mandibular Disorders,

Expert Witness No.2507


Education and Training

BA: University of California at San Diego, Biomedical Engineering (high honors), social psychology minor, San Diego, CA, 1974

D.D.S.: University of the Pacific (high honors), Class rank 5/138, College of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, 1977

Military Active Duty: US Naval Dental Corp, Camp Pendleton, CA, 1977-1980

Fellowships/Internship: Tarrant County Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Anesthesiology Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX, 1980-1981

Residency: Parkland Memorial Hospital and John Peter Smith Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX, 1981-1984

Academic Appointments

(Years Provided upon Request)

Professor, Loma Linda University, Department of Dentistry/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Associate Professor, Loma Linda University, Department of Dentistry/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professional Memberships (Past)

American Dental Association-Student Clinicians
American Society of Dentistry for Children
Flying Samaritans, Assoc of Flying Doctors Craniofacial Foundation
American Academy of Cranio-mandibular Disorders
Cleft Lip and Palate Team, Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
Craniofacial Anomalies Team, Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Implant Core Development Team:   Astra Tech Implant Division Corporation

Professional Memberships (Current)

(Years Provided upon Request)

Academy of Dentistry Internationale: Nomination/Acceptance, Life Member
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons:  Emeritus Lifetime Fellow
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Lifetime Fellow
American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, Life Member
American College of Dentists: Fellowship; Nomination/Acceptance, Life Member
American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons:  Lifetime Fellow
American Dental Association, Life Member American Society of TMJ Surgeons
American Society of TMJ Surgeons
California Dental Association, Life Member
California Scholarship Federation: Past President and Lifetime member
Health Volunteers Overseas, Program Director, Mexico Programs
International Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
International Association for Maxillo-Facial-Surgery
International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies
International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
International Study Group for the Advancement of TMJ Arthroscopy, Secretary
San Diego County Dental Society, Life Member
Southern California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Life Member
(Additional Memberships Available Upon Request)

Board Certifications

(Years Provided upon Request)

American Academy of Pain Management: Board Certified, Diplomate
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Board Certified, Diplomate
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology: Fellowship and Board Certification
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis: Certified

Academic Honors and Scholarships

(Years Provided upon Request)

Academy of Dentistry Internationale: Nomination/Acceptance
American College of Dentists: Fellow
Internal Association of Dental Research: Honor Student, Researcher:
International College of Dentists: Fellowship
Naval Health Professions Scholarship recipient
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, Honor Fraternity
(Additional Honors and Scholarships Available upon Request)     

Hospital Positions/Committees/Editorial Councils/Board Positions

(Available upon Request)

Hospital Affiliations

(Available upon Request)

Personal Certifications

FAA Private Pilot’s Certification and Radio Operator’s Permit, 1978
National Association of SCUBA Diver’s Association, Certified, 1971

Research Positions/Grants

(Available upon Request)

Community Lectures Presented

(Available upon Request)

Publications & Book Chapts Published/In Press

(Available upon Request)

Published  Abstract And Proceedings Papers

(Available upon Request)

Professional Presentations

(Available upon Request)

Professional Symposia and Courses Hosted or Directed

(Available upon Request)

Prof. Training Symposia and Workshops as Featured Guest Professor

(Available upon Request)

International Professional Services:

(Available upon Request)

Routine Conference Participation

(Available upon Request)

Grants Written and Presented

(Available upon Request)

Voluntary Medical Missions 

(Available upon Request)