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Jeffrey A. Elo, DDS, MS, FACS

Professor

College of Dental Medicine

E-Mail: jelo@westernu.edu

Phone: 909 706 3910

Organizations

  • Board Examiner, Section IV, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Delegate, District VI, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Vice President/Secretary, Oral and Facial Surgeons of California
  • Editor, The California Journal of Oral and Facial Surgery
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Oral and Facial Surgeons of California
  • Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, California Dental Association
  • Member, Orange County Dental Society    

Narrative

Dr. Jeffrey Elo is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Board Certified). He serves as a board examiner in section IV for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is currently the vice president, secretary, and editor for the Oral and Facial Surgeons of California; and is the Vice President for California CareForce. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Elo has authored over 40 publications and abstracts, and has given dozens of presentations nationally. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He completed his specialty residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He obtained a Master of Science from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry with his thesis entitled, "Implant Success in Distracted Versus Autogenous Grafted Sites." In addition to his faculty appointment as Professor in the College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Elo also maintains a faculty appointment within the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center/School of Dentistry. Dr. Elo maintains active hospital staff appointments at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda University Children's Hospital and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. His surgical interests include maxillofacial trauma surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, preprosthetic bone graft reconstruction, management of complex medical patients, intravenous general anesthesia/sedation, corrective jaw surgery, dentoalveolar surgery and dental implants.