Meet the Faculty

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty

Dr. John P. Stella, DDS

WELCOME
John P. Stella, DDS, FACS
Chairman and Program Director

(817) 702-1325
jstella@jpshealth.org

Dr. John P. Stella, DDS

John P. Stella, DDS, FACS
Chairman and Program Director

(817) 702-1325
jstella@jpshealth.org

Michael R. Warner, DDS, PhD

Michael R. Warner, DDS, PhD
(817) 702-1325
mwarner@jpshealth.org

Herman Kao, DDS, MD

Herman Kao, DDS, MD
(817) 702-1325
hkao@jpshealth.org

Fayette C. Williams, DDS, MD, FACS

Fayette C. Williams, DDS, MD, FACS
(817) 702-1325
fwilliam@jpshealth.org

Richard Patterson, DDS

Richard Patterson, DDS
(817) 702-1325
rpatterson@jpshealth.org

Siavash Siv Eftekhari, DMD, MD

Siavash Siv Eftekhari, DMD, MD
(817) 702-1325
seftekhari@jpshealth.org

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Data

Born:
November 2, 1958, New York City, New York
Wife:
Anne
Children:

Torre 06/08/1988
Joshua 06/30/1989
John Mark 02/22/1994
Caroline 10/10/1995

Education

Residency:

Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX
(Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery)
1985-1988

Internship:

John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth (Anesthesia)
1984-1985

Dental School:

Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
1980-1984
Valedictorian

Undergraduate:

State University of New York at Binghampton
1976-1980
Phi Beta Kapa

Major:

Biology

Minor:

Organic Chemistry

Personal Data

Born:
May 9, 1955, Rangely, CO

Education

Residency:

Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery),
1985-1987

Internship:

Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery),
1984-1985

Dental School:

UTHSCD School of Biomedical Sciences,
Ph.D. Cell Biology and Anatomy, 1982 - 1984

UTHSCSA Dental School, D.D.S., San Antonio, TX, 1978 - 1982

Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
M.S. Chemistry, 1977 - 1979

Undergraduate:

Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
B.A. Chemistry, 1973 - 1977

Education

Residency:

Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, 2007-2009

Internship:

Internship in General Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, 2006-2007

Dental School:

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, 2003-2006

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109,1999-2003

Undergraduate:

Bachelor of Science
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada,
1994-1998

Education

Fellowship:

Fellowship, Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery,
University of Michigan Health System,
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010

Residency:

Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital,
Dallas, Texas, 2008

Dental School:

M.D. – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
Dallas, Texas, 2005 

D.D.S. – University of Tennessee College of Dentistry,
Memphis, Tennessee, 2002

Undergraduate:

B.A. – Music (classical guitar performance) Furman University,
Greenville, South Carolina, 1997

Personal Data

Born:
Maywood, California 1945
Wife:
Janie Patterson
Children:

3 sons
3 grandchildren

Education

Graduated with certificate in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Master of Science degree from University of Texas Health Science, Houston, TX.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Health Science Center, Houston, Texas. Dr. Ed Hinds, program director, from 1974-1978.

Staff dentist V.A. Hospital 1973-1974

Dental intern V.A. Hospital, Houston, Texas 1972-1973

Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry - 1972, DDS degree – awards in dental pathology, oral medicine, 2nd. in class ranking, 90 percentile in national boards examinations

University of California, Long Beach - graduated 1968 – B.S. zoology, minor in chemistry,

Cerritos Community College, 1966 - A.A. degree

Excelsior High School, 1963

Personal Data

Born:
Brooklyn, NY, January 2, 1980

Education

Advanced Fellowship Training - Head & Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
John Peter Smith Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX. Director Dr. Fayette Williams. Duration: 07/2015-06/2016.

Residency Training - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery:
2009-2015: Resident, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Hospital, Portland, OR. Date of graduation: 06/2015.

Internship - General Surgery:
2012-2013: 1 year internship in General Surgery, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.

Medical Degree (MD) - June 2012: Completion of Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, Oregon Health and Science University, School of Medicine, Portland, OR.

Dental Degree (DMD) - May 2009: Completion of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Graduated #1 out of 139 in the class of 2009.

Undergraduate Degree - June 2002: Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors, Department of Biology Honors Division, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.