Dr. Manning, co-founder of Ozark Facial Plastic Surgery, has strong ties to northwest Arkansas. He is a graduate of both Bentonville High School and the University of Arkansas. He then attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he received numerous scholarships and state and national awards for academic achievement and held multiple leadership positions. After medical school, he completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota–including work as a chief resident and instructor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
After being away for nearly a decade completing his training, Dr. Manning then moved back to Northwest Arkansas. He became president of the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center of the Ozarks, and also continued to pursue his special interests in the areas of complex nasal surgery and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery. Since establishing his practice in Northwest Arkansas, Dr. Manning has gone on to earn board-certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has served in multiple leadership positions on local state, and national levels. He is a full fellow of the American College of Surgeons and also the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Manning has been awarded multiple honors and awards since arriving in NWA and serves on several regional boards and in many charitable organizations. In addition, he also volunteers his time and expertise serving as a Clinical Professor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Area Health Education Center and recently received their Teacher of the Year Award. He has also published articles in respected periodicals.
While Dr. Manning’s credentials attest to his knowledge and training, his surgical expertise is the basis for his greatest recognition. Dr. Manning has particular expertise in the reconstruction of nasal and facial defects following the removal of cancerous lesions, rhinoplasty, and all types of facial cosmetic surgery.
He is on staff at Northwest Medical Center-Springdale, Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville, Willow Creek Women’s Hospital, Physician’s Specialty Hospital, and Washington Regional Medical Center where he serves in several executive leadership positions.