Dr. Juan Luque, MD

Dr. Juan Luque, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Juan Luque, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Javeriana University in 1989 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

2480 Mission St Ste 219

San Francisco, CA 94110

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Luque's bio

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."
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Care Philosophy

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."

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1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

10  Conditions Treated

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Dislocated Jaw
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Loss

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Javeriana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Martin Luther King-Drew Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luque's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luque to family and friends
8 total reviews (8 have comments)

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Dr. Luque's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

As soon as my husband and I walked in for his wisdom teeth extraction, we immediately felt at home. All of the staff are warm, great with people, and kept us laughing. They also took the time to ask good questions and show care for us as people. Gave clear explanations of my husband's situation,...more
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Every chance I get I try to convince people to convert over to my dental office. It always takes for something traumatic to happen for them to finally listen to me. Once they come in and visit they realize the difference and regret the time a money they have spent. I've spent 4 miserable years in...more
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very good experience an unexpected diagnosis was thoroughly explained. the office made us feel very comfortable.
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Doctor Luque was very clear with instructions pre op visit. Made me feel comfortable, an also helped me explore different options.
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My experience with Juan was better than I could have expected. I had never had anesthesia before, so I was terrified about the experience. Juan reassured me ad nauseum before injecting the medications. The extraction process was quick, and I recovered my full consciousness within 30 minutes of the...more
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