Dr. Herford received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He completed his residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Parkland Hospital in Dallas Texas. He received his MD from the University of Texas at Dallas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Herford has a strong interest in trauma and currently serves as a Director of the North American Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Education Council (NACMF). He is author of numerous book chapters and have several papers published in peer-reviewed dental and medical journals. Currently Dr. Herford is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University.