Assistant Chief, Division of oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Attending Staff, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harbor – UCLA Medical Center
Lecturer, Division of Diagnostic and surgical services at the UCLA School of Dentistry
Clinical Assistant Professor, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Faculty, Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery, LAC – USC Medical Center


Bachelor of Science: Brooklyn College Brooklyn New York
Dental Degree: D.D.S. – Howard University College of Dentistry Washington, DC
Internship: General Practice Residency I Bronx – Lebanon Bronx, New York
Internship: General Practice Residency II Staten Island University Hospital Staten Island New York
Residency: Certificate, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program

Awards and Honors

  • Attending of the Year Teaching Award, Harbor – UCLA Medical Center Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery Resident of the Year Award, King/Drew Medical Center, June 2003
  • Omnicron Kappa Upsilon, Honorary Dental Society,
    Howard University, February 1997
  • Howard University Dental Scholarship Award, Howard University, 1994-1997
Research Focus

Biomarker for Prediction of BRONJ in Cancer Patients on IV Bisphosphonate Chemotherapy. Intramural Funding (CTSI & Zumberge Award)

Professional Service
  • Member, American Dental Association, CDA
  • Member, AAOMS,
  • General Anesthesia Evaluator, Dental Board of California
Personal Interests
  • Reading, mentoring high school students, yoga