- MD, Medicine, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
- BSc, Cell and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma City University
- Board Eligible Anesthesiologist, American Board of Anesthesiologist
- University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
- Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
- Patient Blood Management, Coagulation and anticoagulation
- Obstetric Anesthesia and High Risk Obstetrics
Dr. Pontikes' publications can be reviewed through PubMed.