Summary

Specialized orthodontic services for children, adolescent, and adult patients, with special interest in multidisciplinary care of persons with clefts of the lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Present

Medical Director, Craniofacial Orthodontics Service

Medical City Children's Hospital, Dallas, TX
Direct and oversee patient care within the health care team; specifically, the multidisciplinary craniofacial team/program and the craniofacial and surgical orthodontics clinical program. Assist in recruiting, selecting, and directing, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary specialists serving the craniofacial program. Develop treatment plans while working with clinical team members. Communicate in an effective manner with patients, parents/families and health care team members. Serve on hospital/department committees and in local, national, and international organizations. Represent Medical City Children's Hospital/Craniofacial Service at regional, national, and international meetings and conferences. Work in conjunction with the appropriate hospital personnel to research, develop, and implement new lines of business in the area of pediatric specialties as mutually beneficial to the craniofacial program and Medical City Children's Hospital. Assist in network development by meeting and providing education to outlying practitioners as schedule allows. Safeguard confidentiality by following all Medical City Children's Hospital policies as defined by HIPAA.
Jan 2009 - Present

Orthodontist, Director & Craniofacial Orthodontist

Fourth Dimension Orthodontics & Craniofacial Orthopedics

Orthodontic braces for children, adolescents, and adult patients, with special interest in multidisciplinary care of persons with cleft lip / palate, other craniofacial conditions (both congenital & acquired), and persons with complex medical diagnoses.

Jul 2007 - May 2009

Medical Director, Craniofacial & Cleft Program

Driscoll Children's Hospital
Medical Director (Craniofacial Service) Duties: • Assurance of Quality of Clinical Care • Assistance in recruitment and Retention of outstanding faculty and staff • Continued Performance Improvement, and • Development and Support of Basic and Clinical Research activities of affiliated faculty and staff. - Quality of Patient Care: Providing leadership in the development of protocols for delivery of care and develop quality assurance monitors and clinical indicators to assure the delivery of state-of-the-art care. This activity includes the review patient and family feedback (both written and verbal) and discussion with appropriate departments and/or individuals to improve patient satisfaction. Assure coordinated multi-disciplinary care. - Performance improvement related to treatment outcomes, delivery of new surgical techniques, issues of overlap of surgical expertise, interpersonal relationship issues.
Jul 2004 - May 2009

Chief, Craniofacial & Surgical Orthodontics

Driscoll Children's Hospital
Jul 2003 - Jun 2004

Craniofacial Orthodontics Fellow

James Whitcomb Riley Children's Hospital / Indiana University School of Dentistry
Jun 2001 - Jun 2003

Resident in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Jun 1999 - Jun 2001

General Dentistry Resident

University of Rochester Eastman Dental Center
Resident doctor in general dentistry.
1996 - 1997

Orthodontics Resident

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH)

Education

Education
2003 - 2004

Sub-specialty Fellowship Certificate

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
1999 - 2003

Dent

University of Rochester
1999 - 2003

Specialty Cert. / Master of Public Health

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1986 - 1992

DDS

University of Ibadan