Dr. James Wilson earned his dentistry degree at the University of North
Carolina’s School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill. He completed an internship at
the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Dallas and a residency at Parkland
Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
Dr. Wilson is a professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at
Houston. He also serves as director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center.
A diplomate of the American Board of Oral
and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Wilson is a former president of the Houston
Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and received the organization’s
Distinguished Service Award in 2012. He has earned the Dean’s Award for
Teaching Excellence at UTHealth and serves as president of the Dean’s Academy
of Distinguished Teachers. He is a frequent presenter at local, state and
national meetings and author of many professional journal articles.