Dr. Assad graduated from Emory University in 1970 and Emory University School of Dentistry in 1974. He practiced general dentistry in the U.S. Army from 1975-1979 and then attended his endodontic residency at Loma Linda School of Dentistry. Dr. Assad engaged in the private practice of endodontics in Macon,Georgia from 1981 until 1995. He has been with MUSC since 1996. Personal interests include outdoor activities and travel.