Dhaval T. Patel, DDS is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Waterman Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an active faculty member at a UCSF / NYU Langone affiliated postgraduate dental training program since 2015 and serves as a volunteer reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. A former resident of the US Northeast, Dr. Patel graduated dental school with Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He advanced to postgraduate specialty training from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the State University of New York at Buffalo where he also served as a chief resident and volunteer faculty, briefly after the graduation. He attends extensive continuing education meetings to keep abreast with the current trends in the specialty.
He is a diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
In his spare time, he enjoys biking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with his family watching sports and his all-time favorite TV show, ‘Seinfeld’. He likes to travel and has a goal of visiting national parks in all 50 states.
He practices full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including dentoalveolar, anesthesia, benign pathology, orthognathic, facial trauma, dental implants with oral hard & soft tissue grafting. Along with his team, he is dedicated to make your surgical visit a stress-free, pleasant experience with their compassionate care.