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We found 12 oral surgeons who accept Anthem EPO near San Francisco, CA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 A.m. - 5 P.m.; 707 Parnassus Avenue, Suite D-1201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Hieu Pham specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in San Francisco, CA. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Pham has a special interest in dental implant surgery. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Pham is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery

Dr. Michael Anthony Pogrel, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 A.m. - 5 P.m.; 707 Parnassus Avenue, Suite D-1201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. M. Pogrel works as an oral surgeon in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Pogrel is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, cysts, and dental implant surgery. He is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Pogrel studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen, College of Life Sciences and Medicine and the University of Liverpool Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Cysts, Dental Implant Surgery, Impacted Wisdom Teeth Removal, Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian T Bast, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 A.m. - 5 P.m.; 707 Parnassus Avenue, Suite D-1201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Brian Bast is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Bast attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bast honors. Dr. Bast is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Jaw Problems, Dental Implant Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Chirag Madhusudan Patel, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 A.m. - 5 P.m.; 707 Parnassus Avenue, Suite D-1201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Chirag Patel sees patients in San Francisco, CA. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Dr. Deborah Greenspan, ScD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
513 Parnassus Avenue; Seventh Floor, #s722
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Deborah Greenspan's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Greenspan honors Health Net, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
521 Parnassus Avenue; Box 0440, Room C-522
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Perkins is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Dr. Perkins accepts Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. She graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1825 Fourth Street; Fifth Floor, 5c
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. David Trent is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Trent honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
707 Parnassus Avenue; D-1201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Derek Park practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Park studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is in-network for Health Net, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He speaks Korean.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
521 Parnassus Avenue; # C-522
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Brian Carr is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
513 Parnassus S738
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Sampeter Odera specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Odera is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
521 Parnassus Avenue; Room C522
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Rishi Gupta is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
707 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Richard Smith is an oral surgeon. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.