Dr. David R. Kirkpatrick of Florida Dental Implants
Hello, I’m Dr. Kirkpatrick,
I began my post-graduate education with a dental degree from the University of Kentucky. I then completed a surgical residency in Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Florida in Jacksonville. Maxillofacial surgery requires 4-7 additional years of hospital-based formal post-graduate training in general surgery, anesthesia, emergency medicine, ENT, pediatrics, and plastic surgery. Dr. Kirkpatrick practices a full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery with an emphasis on cosmetic facial surgery.
Dr. Kirkpatrick has received numerous educational awards and has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He has also done presentations on a variety of surgical topics at national meetings throughout the United States and Europe. He remains an active student himself, frequently attending continuing medical education courses in the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Kirkpatrick is more than just an esteemed member at Florida Dental Implants; he holds membership in numerous medical and surgical organizations such as the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Kirkpatrick manages a wide variety of deformities and defects relating to the head and neck. He also specializes in a variety of facial cosmetic surgical procedures at Lakeland’s only full-scope facial cosmetic surgery center. Dr. Kirkpatrick has expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery to pathology. He can also diagnose and treat craniofacial disorders, cleft lip and palate, traumatic facial injuries, and skin conditions that respond to full laser treatment.
Dr. Kirkpatrick serves as the facial trauma surgeon for the Athletic Department of Florida Southern College.
Regardless of the type of surgery you are contemplating, Dr. Kirkpatrick is committed to getting you the results you want.