Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Endodontics
3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Education and Post-Graduate Training
Hedley Rakusin is an Associate Clinical Professor at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry. He received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) degree in 1973 from the School of Dentistry at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, a Master of Science in Dentistry M.Sc. (Dent.) degree also from the School of Dentistry at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1984, and a Certificate in Endodontics from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in 1985.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics since 1988. He is a member of the American Dental Association; Texas Dental Association; Dallas County Dental Society serving as: Board of Directors 2003-2007, Peer review committee 1990-1995, Judicial Committee 1995-2000, Continuing Education Chairman 2000-2001; Southwest Dental Conference Chairman 2008, President 2009-2010; American Association of Endodontists serving in the: Dental Benefits Committee 2000-2002 Continuing Education Committee 2007-2010, Annual Session Planning Committee 2014-2017; College of Diplomates, American Board of Endodontists; Southwest Society of Endodontists; DFW Metroplex Endodontic Society serving as: President 1991-1992; Dental Association of South Africa; Endodontic Society of South Africa serving in: Executive Committee 1982-1983; Alpha Omega Fraternity: serving as Treasurer, Johannesburg Chapter 1982-1983; Program Chairman, Dallas Chapter - 1988-1989; President, Dallas Chapter, 1990-1991.
He has had a full-time private endodontic practice in Dallas, Texas from 1986 to present.
Previously from 1973 through 1983 practiced in Hollywood, Florida, Johannesburg, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa and in Medical Corps of the South Africa Defense Force during national service - Obtained rank of Lieutenant. He has numerous publications in the Journal of Endodontics, Endodontics and Dental Traumatology and the International Endodontic Journal.