Education & Credentials
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
Microbiology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
I will make your surgical experience a happy one. When you are referred to my care, you will be welcomed as a personal friend. You can expect attention to detail and thorough explanation of the planned treatment. As your surgeon, I will use a variety of anesthesia options including sedation or general anesthesia to alleviate any fears you may have.
Dr. Sumners favorite books are Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailor and Chesapeake, his favorite film is Field of Dreams, and his favorite TV shows are House, E.R. and Mash.
Active Duty Navy since 1992; served as a Dental officer onboard a Destroyer Tender; served twice with the Marines in Iraq as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Executive Officer of a Surgical Company treating wounded servicemen near the front lines; Medical/Dental mission trips to South American and Mexico
Dr. Sumner has been active duty Navy and practicing dentistry since 1992 and is married with two daughters. In his spare time, his spare time he enjoys running, reading, spending time with his family, and rooting for the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Cowboys.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Diplomat American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Navy Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Achievement Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal