About Dr. Richard W. Joseph
Dr. Richard W. Joseph is a native of Jacksonville and a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta for both undergraduate and dental degrees. After graduation, he spent an additional four years completing his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals. He received graduate training in other specialties including general surgery, plastic surgery, ENT, internal medicine and pathology. He also completed a one year residency in anesthesiology. Dr. Joseph started his practice in 1977 in Jacksonville.
Dr. Joseph is an assistant professor at the University of Florida and has participated in medical missionary trips to several countries. He has also served as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and as Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.
Dr. Joseph is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has served as president of the Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He has authored several professional publications and lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Joseph is currently enrolled in the Fine Arts degree program (painting and drawing) at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
Dr. Joseph is a member of several professional organizations including the following:
- American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons — Diplomate — Board Certified
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons — Fellow
- American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons — Fellow
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery — Fellow
- American Dental Association
- American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association