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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, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ¿ Delegate, District VI, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ¿ Vice President/Secretary, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ¿ Editor, The California Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ¿ Site Visitor, Commission on Dental Accreditation ¿ Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center ¿ Fellow, American College of Surgeons ¿ Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ¿ Fellow, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons ¿ 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 currently serves as a board examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is currently the Vice President, Secretary, and Editor for the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and holds numerous leadership positions in various national and regional specialty organizations. Dr. Elo has authored over 40 publications and abstracts, and has given numerous presentations throughout the United States. One of his recent publications, ¿Novel incision design and primary flap closure reduces the incidence of alveolar osteitis and infection in impacted mandibular third molar surgery¿ received numerous awards at various national meetings for its high clinical impact. Dr. Elo 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 and reconstruction, preprosthetic bone graft reconstruction, management of complex medical patients, intravenous general anesthesia/sedation, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, and corrective jaw surgery.