Dr. John W. Bishop was born and raised in DeQuincy, Louisiana. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans, and completed his dental degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1969. He was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Bishop spent two years as a general dentist in the United States Air Force in Homestead, Florida. Following his services in the Air Force, he completed his pediatric dentist training at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, which is affiliated with the University of Alabama.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, is on staff at Florida Hospital, and is a member of Central Florida Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team, which treats children with facial deformities. He is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has been an active member of the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Society of Dentistry of Children, having served as president of both organizations.
Dr. Bishop has practiced in Maitland since 1973 and resides in Maitland with his wife, Pam. He has two sons who live in Washington and Montana. His hobbies are running, fly fishing, and watching the Orlando Magic. He has achieved a personal goal of completing a marathon race (26 miles) at Disney World in 1994.