UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Spackman, Gregory K

Dental School
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
(210) 567-3470
spackman@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Gregory K. Spackman is a native of Genoa, Nebraska, a small farming community in east-central Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska and the University Of Nebraska College Of Dentistry where he received his DDS in 1977. Dr. Spackman completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota before entering the United States Air Force. He served five years on active duty and20 years in the Air Force Reserve. His final duty assignment was as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee assigned to the office of the Command Dental Surgeon, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA. At the time of his retirement he held the rank of Colonel in the Air Force Reserve.

Following his active military duty Dr. Spackman accepted an appointment to the faculty of Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis where he was the Director of Undergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He served in this position for five years. During which time he also earned his Master in Business Administration. Prior to moving to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School Dr. Spackman served three years as Section Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL.

Dr. Spackman is currently the Professor, with tenure, and Pre-Doctoral Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Spackmans primary responsibility is teaching pre-doctoral students both in the clinic an as course director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery rotation. He also is the Directors for the Predoctoral Dental School Clinic and as the Medical Director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic at the Robert B. Green County Clinic.

9/2011 - Present Professor with tenure UTHSCSA, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, San Antonio, TX
1/2009 - Present Medical Director and Director University Hospital System, The Robert B. Green Downtown Clinic, San Antonio, TX
1/1994 - Present Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (Part-time) The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio DSRDP (Dental Faculty Practice), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, San Antonio, TX
1/1993 - Present Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Active Staff University Hospital, Bexar County District, San Antonio, TX