Dr. Kienle completed his undergraduate studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he obtained his Bachelor of Dental Science degree with distinction in 1992. He was awarded the gold medal for the most distinguished student in oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology, the most distinguished academic record, clinical fixed prosthodontics, operative dentistry as well as the most distinguished dental graduate of the year. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery from the same institution in 1997, and obtained his Fellowship to the College of Dentistry, South Africa.

He then completed a six-month fellowship in orthognathic surgery under Professor J.P. Reyneke at the Centre for Orthognathic Surgery, Johannesburg. A one-year fellowship was accomplished in 1999 at the University of Toronto, after which Dr. Kienle obtained his Fellowship to the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.


  • Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Ontario Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, past-president
  • Ontario Dental Association
  • Royal College of Dentists of Canada
  • Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
  • Trillium Health Partners