Dr. Partridge grew up in southern Utah and received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from Southern Utah University on an athletic scholarship while serving in the National Guard. In 2001, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry where he served as the President of his junior and senior classes. Dr. Partridge completed his four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center and Methodist Hospital in 2005. He has published several papers in both the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of the Indiana Dental Association.
After his residency, Dr. Partridge proudly served as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in the United States Army as the Executive Officer of the Head and Neck Surgery Team with the 47th Combat Support Hospital in Mosul, Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005 – 2007. During this time he was awarded two meritorious service medals (one with an oak leaf cluster), the Army commendation medal, two national defense service medals, an Iraq campaign medal, a global war on terrorism expeditionary medal, an NCO professional development ribbon, the Army service ribbon, and an overseas service ribbon. He completed his obligation to the United States Army as a staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Winn U.S. Army Hospital in Ft. Stewart, Georgia.
Other distinctions and memberships of Dr. Partridge include:
- Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
- Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
- Member of the Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Member of the United States Army Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Member of the American Dental Association
- Indiana Dental Association and the Indianapolis District Dental Society