Dr. Porter has a BS from the University Of Texas Permian Basin. In 1992, Dr. Porter graduated second in his class from Baylor College Of Dentistry. In July of that same year, he started his six-year residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry in Louisville, Kentucky.
During that time, Dr. Porter earned his medical degree from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency in June of 1998 and has extensive experience in anesthesia, removal of wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants, facial trauma, and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Porter joined PBOMS in July 1998. In March 2001 he obtained board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and in March 2011 was recertified by the same. Dr. Porter is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Porter and his wife, Kristi, have three boys (Garrett, Dylan, and Jason). The Porters are actively involved at their church and are currently serving on the board of First Priority Permian Basin, which trains students in the Permian Basin to share the gospel of Jesus with their peers.