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J. Shane Wood, DMD was born and raised in Adel, Georgia and completed his undergraduate work with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Valdosta State College.
Completing dental school at the University of Louisville in 1991, Dr. Wood embarked on his post-graduate training at the University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida with an internship and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He then completed a fellowship in orthognathic and temporomandibular joint surgery at University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
Finishing his training in 1997, Dr. Wood began his practice, South Georgia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Valdosta, GA. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He maintains membership in the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and the Southwestern District Dental Association.
In his leisure time, Dr. Wood likes to hunt, fish and play golf. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Wendy, and their three sons- Mitchell, Mason, and Maddox.