Gary O. Inman, the president of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), is in the private practice of orthodontics with offices in Elizabethtown, Campbellsville and Glasgow, Kentucky. He opened his practice in 1978, and currently practices with his eldest son, Dr. Greg K. Inman, and former patient Dr. Thomas M. Baldwin.
He attended the University of Louisville for his undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate education. He earned a B.A. in biology in 1972, and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry (ULSD) in 1976 with his D.M.D. (Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry). To become an orthodontist, Dr. Inman completed his orthodontic residency program at the ULSD Department of Orthodontics.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Inman is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He is a member of the Kentucky Association of Orthodontists, and was its president in 1984-85. He also belongs to the Southern Association of Orthodontists (SAO), serving as its president in 2002.
Dr. Inman is also a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists. He holds memberships in the American Dental Association, the Kentucky Dental Association and the Louisville Dental Society.
In 1999, Dr. Inman was named the ULSD Dental Alumni of the Year. In 2013, the ULSD Department of Orthodontics recognized Dr. Inman with its first-ever Outstanding Alumni Award. That same year, the SAO presented him with the Oren Oliver Distinguished Service Award, the highest recognition bestowed by the organization.
Dr. Inman has been inducted into two athletic halls of fame: the University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002, and in the Elizabethtown High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. Both in college and high school, Dr. Inman played the positions of quarterback and defensive safety.
Dr. Inman’s commitment of service to others extends well beyond his office walls. He has been active in his community for many years, serving in a variety of leadership capacities for multiple civic, religious, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations including the Elizabethtown Jaycees Little League; Wesley Hilltop House; Hosparus of Central Kentucky; Bank of Elizabethtown, Bank One, Board of Directors; Elizabethtown Youth Baseball; Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce and its Board; Elizabethtown AM Rotary Club; the Sherwood Historical Society; and Grace Heartland Church, among others. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for South Central Bank of Hardin County.