Ankur Johri, DDS, MD, FACS
Dr. Johri finished his Surgical residency at the prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) program at the University of Connecticut. In addition, Dr. Johri has also completed 2 years of General Surgery training and 4 months of Anesthesia training. Dr. Johri is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a Fellow in renowned American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr. Johri has lectured on various topics at society meetings to fellow OMS colleagues as well as taught dental and medical students via lectures and hands-on surgical cadaver anatomy courses. He gives lectures to residents at Lehigh Valley Hospital on various Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery topics and was given the Teacher of the Year award in 2015. Furthermore, he has been involved with Synthes as a guest lecturer to give presentations and hands-on cadaver sessions for treatment of complex facial fractures.
Dr. Johri has an unrestricted anesthesia permit from the State of Pennsylvania that allows him to perform General anesthesia in the office. He is also ACLS, PALS and CPR certified.
Dr. Johri has a particular interest in facial trauma, jaw correction surgery, dental implants and facial cosmetic surgery. He also uses the latest CT guided technology to place dental implants in challenging cases, using a custom-made stent that is milled specifically for the patient from Nobel Biocare. This makes implant placement very accurate and predictable with minimal morbidity. He also specializes in "All on 4" implants with immediate (same day) or 24 hour teeth. He also has taken additional courses to be credentialed for Zygomatic implants for patients who have very little bone in the upper jaw for conventional implants. He also has been trained in "Trefoil" Nobel Biocare mandibular implant system.
Dr. Johri is actively involved in taking call for facial trauma and oral-facial infections at Lehigh Valley Hospital which is a Level 1 trauma center.
Dr. Johri is also trained in Botox, Facial fillers, Non surgical hair restoration and Cheekbone and Chin implants for esthetically conscious patients.
Dr. Johri is a member of several professional organizations including AAOMS, PSOMS, PDA and ADA, FACS.
Dr. Johri is a peer journal reviewer for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has also authored a chapter on infections in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America.
Dr. Johri’s personal interests include traveling, listening to music, and working out.