Dr. William A. Wooden attended the University of Florida. He graduated with high honors and was accepted directly into the School of Medicine through the Junior Honors Program. He completed a general surgery residency and an advanced fellowship in head and neck oncology and microsurgery at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Wooden's professional training continued with a Plastic Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. He was named Chief of Plastic Surgery and Associate Dean for Specialist Program Development at East Carolina University until he joined the University Plastic Surgeons at the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2005.
Dr. Wooden is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.