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Celebrating Excellence: Dr. Mainous Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sep 12, 2023, 12:50 PM by Melanie Connolly

Elgene Mainous, DDS, FACD, FICD, emeritus professor for the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery within the Department of Surgery at UTMB, has been honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Dentists. This remarkable recognition was conferred during their annual meeting and convocation in sunny Orlando, Florida, on October 4th. 

Dr. Mainous's journey has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. With decades of dedication to the field of surgery, his passion and commitment have left an indelible mark on our department and the entire medical community. This well-deserved accolade is a testament to his outstanding contributions and unwavering dedication. 

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Mainous has not only made groundbreaking advances in surgical techniques but has also played a pivotal role in shaping the future of surgical education. His mentorship has nurtured countless aspiring surgeons, instilling in them the values of precision, compassion, and innovation. 

 Congratulations, Dr. Mainous!