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We found 10 oral surgeons who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Waukesha, WI.

Timothy Stephen Novak
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Timothy Novak works as an oral surgeon in Oconomowoc, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Mukwonago, WI. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Novak takes. For his residency, Dr. Novak trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Novak's hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Scott. Connor, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. M. Connor is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then he performed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Connor's professional affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Joseph Mark Schmidt
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Joseph Schmidt specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His residency was performed at Denver Health. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Schmidt's hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Donald Paul Holzhauer, MS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Donald Holzhauer's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Holzhauer honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Joseph Adam Best, PhD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Joseph Best works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Best completed a residency program at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
20611 Watertown Road; Suite A
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Mark Kortebein's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Kortebein is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kortebein honors. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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Dr. Kevin James Connor, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Kevin Connor is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Oconomowoc, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Mukwonago, WI. Dr. Connor's hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school and subsequently trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport for residency. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
20611 Watertown Road; Suite A
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Alan Kimmel practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mequon, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Oak Creek, WI. He completed his residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Kimmel's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kimmel is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

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Dr. Shane C Connor, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 Delafield Street; Suite 222
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Shane Connor practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. Dr. Connor takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
20611 Watertown Road; Suite A
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Peter Wagner specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Wagner is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

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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.