Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, FACS

Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, FACS

Attending Physician, Dentistry; Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology (Dental Surgery), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Languages: English, Serbian, Swedish

Appointments & Referrals

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About Me

Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, FACS is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who leads the Lurie Children’s pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery team. He is also Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and is Director of Resident Training. He lectures nationally and internationally, and has served in leadership roles with a number of professional organizations. He is currently President of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

His surgical interests lie in primary facial trauma; immediate and secondary trauma reconstruction; oncological reconstruction of the maxillofacial region; orthognathic surgery reconstruction of developmental and acquired facial skeletal deformities; obstructive sleep apnea surgery; implant surgery of the oral region for functional rehabilitation; and third molar (or wisdom tooth) surgery.

Education & Training

Education: Northwestern University School of Dentistry, 1987

Postgraduate Training: Residency in oral & maxillofacial surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1988-1992; Residency in dentistry & oral maxillofacial surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1987-1992

Board Certifications: Oral & maxillofacial surgery

Professional Organizations: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

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