Dr. Wayne Michael specializes in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with a particular interest in dentoalveolar surgery, dental implant surgery, corrective jaw (orthognathic) procedures and maxillofacial trauma.
Dr. Michael is dual trained in both dentistry and medicine. Originally from North Carolina, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Michael then received his dental degree with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. His medical degree was obtained from the prestigious UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
Following his dental training, he completed an internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He also completed an internship in general surgery, offering a solid foundation to manage the most medically complex patients. Dr. Michael is extensively trained in anesthesiology through the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center at Dallas.
Dr. Michael completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at UT Southwestern and Parkland Memorial Hospital — internationally known as one of the premier training programs in the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
As part of his training, Dr. Michael has treated patients at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, The Veterans Affairs Hospital of Dallas, UT Southwestern University Hospital, John Peter Smith Hospital, and Cook Children’s Medical Center. Dr Michael is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
With extensive training in dentistry, medicine, anesthesiology, and surgery, Dr. Michael is uniquely qualified to treat a broad spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgical issues for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and senior patients alike. He is a member of the AAOMS, TSOMS, ADA, TDA, and North Texas Dental Society.
Outside of the office, Dr. Michael enjoys college and NBA basketball, golf, sports shooting and marksmanship, and live comedy shows.