Dr. Thomas Faerber, MD

Dr. Thomas Faerber, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Faerber, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 28 years. He practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

Faerber Surgical Arts

4601 W 109th St Ste 118

Overland Park, KS 66211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Faerber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Faerber "Thomas H. Faerber DDS, MD, FACS is the principal surgeon of Faerber Surgical Arts. He is one of the few surgeons who provide a private, outpatient surgery center that is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Dr Faerber provides functional oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as dental implant and reconstructive bone and soft tissue grafting procedures in his AAAHC accredited office-based surgery center. Born and raised in the Kansas City area, Dr. Faerber attended Shawnee Mission South High School. He attended Kansas State University on a full football scholarship, gaining first team Academic All Big Eight awards as a linebacker in 1978 and 1979. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Medical School as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society comprising the top percentile of graduating medical students. He is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which denotes a top percentile ranking upon his completion of dental school at Creighton University. Dr. Faerber spent 2 years of training at Ohio State University and the remaining 5 years at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Truman Medical Center. The unique combination of doctorates in medicine and dentistry, both with honors, provides Dr. Faerber a high level of insight and dedication into the jaw and facial region. He also has had previous appointments as an associate professor in both schools of medicine and dentistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Faerber is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is one of the few oral surgeons who is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. On the national level, Dr. Faerber is a former site surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and a former board examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. On the state level, Dr. Faerber was previously a member of the Kansas Medical Society Task Force on Office-based Surgery and served as a member on the subcommittee for guideline development. He also was previously Chairman of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Dr. Faerber has also given lectures to several national surgery organizations, as well as local organizations and groups. He holds current certifications in both ACLS and PALS. Dr. Faerber also has certification by the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Faerber "We strive to treat all patients as if they were a family member and offer the most contemporary procedures backed by the latest science in an atmosphere of compassion and efficiency."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

14  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Kansas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Truman Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Creighton Dental School
    Other Education | Completed 1984
  • Ohio State University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Faerber has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Faerber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Member
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Member
  • Kansas Medical Society, Member
  • National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Member

Dr. Faerber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faerber to family and friends
87 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (87)

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Dr. Faerber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Dr. Faerber has an excellent bedside manner. Oral surgery isn't something you look forward to, but he made it as comfortable as is possible.
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Super nice and very effective in his procedures and practice. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Faerber was very professional in every meeting and procedure. He kept me informed every step of the way, and took the time to explain what he was doing and why.
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Very professional and personable.
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Dr Faerber and his staff were wonderful. I've in the past have seen 3 different oral surgeon who stated they were not able to remove my implant, however, Dr. Faerber perform the surgery without any hesitation. My surgery was successful and new implant succeed. I couldn't thank Dr Faerber and...more
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