Dr. Rice received his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California, where he also completed an internship in general surgery and specialty surgical training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Rice went on to complete advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Institute of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is double board-certified the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
He has completed additional training courses in:
He has performed thousands of operations since starting his practice in 1996.
Dr. Rice has also been involved in research, developing advances in the field of facial plastic surgery. Following his commitment to the betterment of the quality of life for children everywhere, he has traveled widely throughout Central and South America, providing free medical and surgical care to dozens of children with cleft lip and palate, congenital facial deformities, and other maladies that are out of financial reach for the poor in these areas.