Oral Surgeon in Austin
Dr. Derrick Flint, MD, DDS, is an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in Austin, TX. Dr. Flint is a native Texan from Canton, TX, and has received education at top programs around the country.
Education and Training
Dr. Flint graduated from Austin College in Sherman, TX with honors before attending medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After receiving his medical degree in 2004, Dr. Flint completed his general surgery internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY.
Dr. Flint then practiced medicine in New York while attending dental school at Columbia University where he completed his second doctoral degree, his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery).
After obtaining his dental degree, Dr. Flint completed residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery and anesthesia at the University of California, San Francisco and a fellowship in cosmetic and cleft lip and palate surgery.
Since finishing his training, Dr. Flint has been practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery in Austin, TX. Dr. Flint takes pride in offering full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with the latest advances in the specialty.
Honors and Awards
Dr. Flint has received several honors during his career. Among the many awards he received was the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Implant Student Award, for outstanding achievement related to the placement of dental implants. He has presented to his colleagues at several medical and dental conferences during his career, and has also been a tutor for other students.
Dr. Flint is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Commitment to Service
Dr. Flint is committed to improving the lives of as many people as possible. He demonstrated his commitment by volunteering for medical trips to underserved communities. His first trip was with Health Care International Medical Outreach Mission. He traveled to Jamaica to help provide surgical and medical care for remote communities in the mountains of Jamaica. Another trip was with an organization called Smiles International. Dr. Flint traveled to Tecate, Mexico, and offered his expertise in cleft lip and palate repair surgery to children who would otherwise lack access to this care. Dr. Flint is a local Rotarian and active member of the Austin-Oak Hill Rotary Club. He also is passionate about the delivery of humanitarian aide and the safety for doctors and patients in austere regions. Through his charitable action, Dr. Flint has changed the lives of many.
Dr. Flint lives in Austin and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, camping, diving and sailing. Dr. Flint enjoys connecting with his patients, many of whom also enjoy the opportunities for outdoor recreation that the Austin area offers.