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Dr. Almony has practiced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery the past 25 years while also serving as the Chairman and Director of US Army Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training program at Womack Army Medical Center and Tripler Army Medical Center. Dr. Almony recently retired from the US Army after 33 years of dedicated service to his country. He is now the medical director of the Southern Pines Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center and the Forever Young Day Spa located in Southern Pines, NC. Dr. Almony attended Johns Hopkins University and Wake Forest University where he graduated with a degree in Biology. He continued his education at the University of Maryland School of Dental Surgery graduating Magna Cum Laude. Following an Anesthesia Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Dr. Almony attended the Dual Degree Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program at the University of Texas, Houston Dental Branch. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine ( M.D.) degree from the University of Texas, Houston School of Medicine where he was an honor graduate and accepted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Almony continued his surgical training by completing a post doctorate General Surgery Internship at Hermann Hospital, Houston Texas. Dr. Almony was selected by the Army Medical Department Post Graduate Education Division to attend a Fellowship in General Cosmetic Surgery. He attended and completed his General Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at the Cosmetic Surgery Center in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Almony served at both Tripler Army Medical Center and Womack Army Medical Center for the last 14 Years. He was the Chairman and Director of the 4 year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program at Womack Army Medical Center for the last 10 Years. He earned the "A" proficiency Designator and was awarded the prestigious Educator of the Year Award by the US Army Dental Corps Chief. Dr. Almony is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and retired as a Colonel with 33 years of credible service. His notable military honors include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Ribbon. COL Almony is also a fellow of the Order of Military Medical Merit. Dr. Almony currently has hospital staff privileges at Womack Army Medical Center, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and First Health Moore Regional Medical Center. He is also an Affiliate Oral Surgery Faculty at the University of North Carolina Dental School. Dr. Almony is married to his wife Laura for 25 years and has 4 children; Michael, Alex, Jordan and Mitchell. His eldest son is currently a dental student at his Alma mater and also a commissioned officer in the Army. Most importantly, Dr. Almony serves his Living God through patient ministry and a God Centered Practice. He worships at Grace Church in Southern Pines.
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The Southern Pines Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center provides patients with access to the SOUTHERNPINESNCOMS.COM website that contains full scope surgical educational videos and treatment algorithms. Additionally, during the initial consultation, the highly skilled staff provides additional treatment information in order to provide necessary informed consent.
Lastly, as a God Centered Practice, Dr. Almony's surgical team ensures that our patients also received spiritual support and tutelage.