Meet Dr. Henry E. McKay, III

Dr. Henry E. McKay was born in Jackson, Mississippi and graduated from W.H. Kirk Academy as Valedictorian.

Dr. McKay attended the University of Mississippi where he obtained a degree in Mathematics. He then attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, where he served as a national officer for the American Student Dental Association and graduated with high honors.

Dr. McKay’s residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery followed at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. His time there was spent extensively studying contemporary techniques in general anesthesia, critical care, trauma, reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, dental implants, and dental alveolar surgery including wisdom teeth removal and bone grafting.

Dr. McKay has over 17 years of experience practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the Alabama Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Birmingham District Dental Society. 

Dr. McKay has spent several summers as a missionary in Central America during his college years, and has continued to play an active role in missions by accompanying several groups from Briarwood Christian High School to Managua, Nicaragua.