I love to help people. My father showed me how to do this best as he would serve others during his career as a pharmaceutical salesman or in his Church service. Medicine and dentistry was always an interest of mine growing up and I felt this would be a great avenue to serve others. My grandfather and uncle were physicians and I have two other uncles who are dentists. When I met my local oral & maxillofacial surgeon and had a chance to observe him in his office, I knew that was what I wanted to do as a profession - to me it was the perfect blend of medicine & dentistry.
My treatment philosophy is to treat all my patients like I would treat my own family member . . . with kindness, respect and what is in their best interest. I am a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and treat patients with high quality of care and pursue to exceed their expectations.
Teeth Noneruption With Maxillary Hypoplasia and Genu Valgum
Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Bone Regeneration Procedure
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT)
Dento Alveolar Surgery
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Excision of Dentoalveolar Lesion Tumor
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Facial Bone Fracture Repair
Facial Implant Surgery
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Guided Tissue Regeneration
Jaw Implant Surgery
Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
Oral Surgical Procedures
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
Simple Tooth Extractions
Suture Soft Tissue Wound
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Treatment for Nose Bleeds
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Medical School | Graduated 2005
Loma Linda University
Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
Loma Linda University
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Basic Life Support (BLS or CPR), 2010
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified, 2010
BYU Academic Scholarship Award, 1997-1998
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certified, 2011
Brownlie-Timpte Award for Top Class Rank (#1), 2006
Eagle Scout Award, 1993
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2010
Media & Publications
Reconstructive Options for Traumatic Eyelid Defects, 2009
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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