Meet The Doctor

Dr. James Wimsatt, D.D.S.

Dr. Wimsatt started his career at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and graduated in 1987 with his doctor’s degree. After graduation, he was accepted into an Air Force Dental General Practice Residency at Chanute AirForce Base in Illinois. He practiced general dentistry for three years at Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma and was then accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program at the University of Florida, Jacksonville and graduated in 1990. After graduation, he practiced oral surgery for three years at Scott AFB Illinois. Furthering his education, he was accepted into the Tumor and Reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of Miami for one year. He was eventually stationed at Travis AFB California where he taught the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents for one year, and was then promoted to the ProgramDirector for two years. He spent the remainder of his military career teaching the Dental General Practice residents at various bases, until finally retiring as a Colonel from Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, in 2011. Dr. Wimsatt is now in private practice in Wasilla, Alaska as part owner of Summit Oral Surgery.

Dr. Leonardo Rios-Andersen, D.M.D.

Dr.Rios-Andersen graduated CUM LAUDE with a degree in General Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico in 1995. He attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry on an Air Force Health Promotions Scholarship, and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE with a Dental Medicine Doctorate degree in 2000. He then completed a four-year residency at the University of Puerto Rico, graduating with a Post-Doctoral degree in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, in 2004. He is a Diplomate of American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr.Rios-Andersen served as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for USAF from 2004-2008 at Misawa in Northern Japan, and from 2008-2011 at Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska. Since retiring from the military, he has been in private practice. Dr. Rios-Andersen has been a part of Summit Oral Surgery since 2013, and is a wonderful asset to our team.