Professor & Chairman, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ,
Jack W. Gamble Chair in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana,
Director of the cleft and craniofacial surgery fellowship program,
Senior partner in WK/University Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Willis-Knighton South,
President, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS).
Graduating with degrees in medicine (LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport) and Dentistry (Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas), he served an internship in general surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas and an Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residency at the same institution. He held a Fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University, Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.