Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Current Residents


Chief Residents

Ryan Thomas, D.D.S. photo

Ryan Thomas, D.D.S.

  • Dental Degree: University of Tennessee - 2011
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Tennessee, B.S. Biomedical Engineering - 2007

Adam Blumer

Adam Blumer, D.M.D.

  • Dental Degree: Medical University of South Carolina - 2011
  • Undergraduate Degree: Davidson College, B.S. Biology - 2006

Third Year

Michael Backer, D.M.D. photo

Michael Backer, D.M.D.

  • Dental Degree: Midwestern University - 2012
  • Undergraduate Degree: Purdue University, B.S. Health Sciences - 2006

Nicholas Gregory, D.D.S., D.D.S. photo

Nicholas Gregory, D.D.S.

  • Dental Degree: LSU New Orleans - 2011
  • Undergraduate Degree: McNeese State University, B.S. Biological Sciences - 2007

Second year

Michael Johnson, D.D.S. photo

Michael Johnson, D.D.S.

  • Dental Degree: University of Colorado – 2012
  • Undergraduate Degree: Kansas State University, B.S. Life Sciences – 2005

M. Murphy, D.D.S., D.D.S. photo

M Murphy, D.M.D.

  • Dental Degree: Midwestern University – 2013
  • Undergraduate Degree: Kalamazoo College, B.A. Chemistry – 2007

First year

Nathan Cary, D.D.S. photo

Nathan Cary, D.D.S.

  • Dental Degree: University at Buffalo - 2014
  • Undergraduate Degree: University at Buffalo, B.S. Biomedical Science – 2010

Chris Swearingen, D.D.S. photo

Chris Swearingen, D.D.s.

  • Dental Degree: University of Tennessee - 2014
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Memphis, B.S. in Biology - 2007