Dr. Makki focuses on quality, compassionate, holistic patient care as both a clinician and an academic. He maintains his private practice as well as actively mentoring residents, fellows, and predoctoral university students in clinical and didactic settings. His areas of expertise include headaches, facial, and oral pain disorders. As a public speaker, he presents to healthcare professionals, lay audiences, and support groups. He is also involved in product development, quality assessment, industry advisory boards, and speaker bureaus. He is a medical-focused legal advisor and is multilingual with extensive international and multicultural experiences. He is known for his energy and dynamism as an innovative educator and leader and holds key administrative, leadership, and directorial positions, facilitating and ensuring ethically-minded, progressive, sustainable, and successful outcomes.