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Cameron Clokie has built an unmatched reputation in Toronto, Ontario, as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. His expertise in the bone reconstruction and regeneration field of medicine has been evidenced over the years by his many patients. This success can be attributed to his extensive training at McGill University. He earned his Doctor of Dental surgery from the institute I 1985 and a Ph. D in bone regeneration seven years later. He also did a course in oral and maxillofacial surgery which he completed in 1990 earning a Diploma.

Contribution to Medicine

Dr. Cameron Clokie has made major contributions to the healthcare sector in Toronto for over three decades. Until recently, he served as a professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto. He was the head of the department before becoming a professor. Dr. Cameron boasts of numerous publications on the topics of regenerative medicine and bone reconstruction that have been availed locally and internationally.

His inventions that have largely contributed to the growth of bone reconstruction medicine ran far and wide. One of the remarkable inventions is the process of turning adult stem cells to bone tissue through a treatment that involved morphogenetic proteins. The process was first administered to a patient in 2003 at the Toronto General Hospital where a patient had his jaw-length restored after losing it to surgery. This treatment redefined the field of reconstructive surgery and cemented his expertise.

Current Engagements

Dr. Cameron Clokie continues with his work at his practice in Ontario, Toronto, Induce Biologics that he runs as the Chief Executive Officer. He is dedicated to revolutionize and offer solutions in musculoskeletal reconstruction. His practice aims at replacing the conventional method of grafting bones to producing regenerative bio-implants.

His extensive knowledge in medicine has been acknowledged by many firms who have engaged him on their boards. His generosity to help others has also led him to offer scientific advisory services on such boards. This kindness has extended to others across the globe through his many lectures that he offers to different audiences. He has also been able to drive his entrepreneurial skills by partnering with others of like mind to turn his knowledge to profitable businesses.

Dr. Mark McKenna not only holds a medical degree, but he has also earned his Master of Business Administration. Upon obtaining his medical degree from Tulane University Medical School, he joined his father’s medical practice and also launched his first business: McKenna Venture Investments. He later added Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. to his ever-growing portfolio.

Having been born and raised in New Orleans, Dr. McKenna was devastated to watch Hurricane Katrina unleash its wrath on the Louisiana city. The loss of the majority of his business interests paled in comparison to the damage inflicted on the vibrant city. The doctor immediately joined the recovery efforts and helped to rebuild low and moderate-income housing.

Dr. McKenna moved to Atlanta, Georgia near the end of 2007 and currently licensed in medicine and surgery by the Georgia and Florida State Board of Medical Examiners. Soon after he launched ShapeMed, an aesthetic based wellness practice that he later sold to Life Time Fitness Inc.

Most recently, Dr. McKenna launched OVME. OVME’s mission is to reinvent elective healthcare using the latest in medical technology. Dr. McKenna came up with the concept for the newly launched business after working in the aesthetic branch of medicine for more than 10 years. After growing his business to be one of the largest in the nation, he sold it, hoping to find new ways to disrupt the aesthetic industry.

Dr. McKenna sees a bright and beautiful future for the medical industry in America. He’s encouraged by the growing population that is swearing off cigarettes, seeing it as a sign that Americans are actively taking part in improving their overall health.

Dr. McKenna lists Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg and Barack Obama as some of his greatest influences. After admitting that being a voracious reader has played a large part in his success, he recommended that all entrepreneurs read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. McKenna also believes in surrounding himself with people who are more intelligent than he is.

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