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Dr. Juan Luque, MD is a dentist who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Luque "Juan Fernando Luque, MD, DDS, is an oral & maxillofacial health expert. He is board certified in oral & maxillofacial surgery, (See American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery). He is also a member of the American and the California Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Following years of training and hospital work in Colombia, Chicago and Los Angeles, Dr. Luque founded the Bay Area Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2009. His practice focuses on complex cases with an emphasis on maxillofacial trauma, facial reconstruction, and surgical procedures to treat sleep apnea, joint related disorders, and oral pathology. In addition, Dr. Luque performs hundreds dental implants each year, utilizing state-of-the-art 3-D imaging technology rarely available in the private clinic setting. See Expertise & Technology. Dr. Luque is on staff at California Pacific Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco. As a staff hospital surgeon, he performs emergency operations for people who have experienced facial trauma such as from car accidents, pathogens or violence. Sharing his professional time between the practice and hospital work, Dr. Luque finds that the balance of the two settings keeps him on the leading edge of developments in maxillofacial surgery, treatments and technologies. Dr. Luque has a passion for using his advanced medical training to serve people around the world. To date, he has made close to 20 pro bono trips to Brazil, Colombia, Philippines and elsewhere to treat over 2,500 children and adults in need of medical care. The work he performs each year includes surgeries for uncommon, difficult cases of cleft palate and cleft lip, tumors, and facial trauma reconstruction. In conjunction with medical providers in each of countries he visits, Dr. Luque also conducts medical evaluations and treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions. In his free time, Dr. Luque enjoys philosophy, triathlons, water polo, traveling the world and learning about different cultures. He speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Reducing environmental impact is very important to the practice. We have implemented a paperless system while working toward conversion to a 100% green medical building."
This content was provided by Dr. Luque "Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery requires up to six additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. Some oral surgeons additionally attend medical school to develop skills to handle the complex and delicate procedures associated with head and neck surgery.
As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon as well as a Medical Doctor, Dr. Luque is uniquely qualified to treat a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.
Whether you are seeking elective surgery or require treatment for complex conditions of the head and face, we believe in a level of respect and compassion that is the basis of our reputation. Your surgical needs may not require the skills of a top specialist among oral surgeons. However we hope that our continual handling of complicated emergency trauma cases will give you reassurance that we can provide an extra level of capability and sensitivity in handling all oral surgeries."
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
Complex Tooth Extraction
Corrective Jaw Surgery
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Impacted Tooth Removal
MDI Mini Dental Implant
Oral Conscious Sedation
Oral Surgical Procedures
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Simple Tooth Extractions
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery
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Medical School | Graduated 1989
Northwestern University Medical School
Internship Hospital | Completed
Martin Luther King-Drew Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed
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