Dr.Austah is a board certified Diplomat of the American and Canadian Boards of Endodontics. He is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), American Association of Dental Research (AADR) and a Fellow in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCDC). He most recently received his Ph.D from UTHSC with notable awards; AAE Foundation Research Grant, Best Scientific Paper and Best Poster Award.
He is originally from Yanbu City on the west coast of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Austah received his Bachelor degree in Dental Medicine and Surgery (B.D.S), with honors in 2009 from the College of Dentistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah. He practiced as a general dentist for a few years before he moved to the US and completed a one-year internship in Endodontics at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCA). He then attended the specialty residency program at UTHSCSA and received a Clinical Certificate in Endodontics and Master degree in August, 2014.
Dr. Austah has received multiple awards and recognitions from the American Association of Endodontists and has several research publications. He is currently a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor at the department of Endodontics at UTHSCSA.