Dr. Robert W. Payne graduated from dental school at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in Columbus, Ohio in 1983. Over the next five years, Dr. Payne continued his education in oral and maxillofacial surgery by attending a residency program at the University Hospitals/Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He began practicing as a sole practitioner in Naples, Florida in 1990. Dr. Payne is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In addition to his full time practice of oral surgery, Dr. Payne is chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Naples Community Hospital and North Collier Hospital. Dr. Payne is a member of numerous oral and maxillofacial surgery, dental implant and anesthesia societies. He is a past president of the Collier County Dental Association and has been associated with the American Cancer Society.