Graduated for the University of Costa Rica as a dentist in 1974. Subsequeintly completed training in Oral Surgery at the Pavlovsk Medical Institute in Leningrad, USSR.
Attended Medical School at Oklahoma University and followed an an Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) residency at Oregon Health Sciences University. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Has been in private practice in Anchorage since 1993. In addition to private practice, Dr. List is the Medical Director for the Alaska QIO (Quality Improvement Organization)