Dr. Klemmedson completed his undergraduate education at the University of Arizona and both his dental and medical degrees from the University of Southern California (USC), graduating with honors in both fields. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. He is board-certified and has been a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1985. Dr. Klemmedson is a member of the American, Arizona, and Southern Arizona Dental Associations (past president of the latter two), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Arizona Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (past president of latter two) and the American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association. Dr. Klemmedson plays an active role in the cleft lip and palate/craniofacial team in southern Arizona, which is associated with Children’s Rehabilitative Services.