In 2007, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with Honors, and then entered medical school and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Leland graduated at the top of his class and earned membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After medical school, Dr. Leland completed a General Surgery internship and anesthesia training before concluding his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UTHSC at San Antonio. Dr. Leland is also a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Leland has presented at multiple regional and national meetings on various topics such as pathology, temporomandibular joint reconstruction, and maxillofacial trauma. Dr. Leland also participates in medical and dental mission trips and has been an active member on surgical teams providing care for patients with cleft lip and palate and complex maxillofacial pathology.
While he enjoys the complete scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, his clinical interests particularly include dental implants, maxillofacial reconstruction and bone grafting, orthognathic surgery, and TMJ reconstruction.
Dr. Leland was born in Houston and raised in Bandera, Texas. In his spare time, Dr. Leland enjoys playing golf, wake boarding and spending time on the lake, and listening to live music.