Dr. Joseph Doctora has served as the Editorial Review Group Chair for Dentistry since September 2020, but he was no stranger to Doody’s Review Service as he served as a reviewer under the previous chair, Dr. Janet Southerland. Of the 72 books we’ve sent to Dr. Doctora’s group since he became chair, 40 of them have published reviews.
Dr. Doctora is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in the Nashville area. He has been in practice for over 20 years and is also an assistant professor in the School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Meharry Medical College, serving as an educator for both undergraduate dental students and oral/maxillofacial surgery residents.
Dr. Doctora received his medical degree at the University of Health Sciences Antigua (UHSA) and his dental degree at the University of Michigan. He completed his internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital/the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his residency at Meharry Medical College/Nashville General Hospital.