Dr. Camron Fakhar is a dual-degree, Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida with a degree in Neuroscience, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors). He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) and Medical Degree (M.D.) at the prestigious institutions of UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania.
Additionally, he completed residency training in General Surgery, which included rotations in Plastic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurosurgery, Critical Care as well as PGY-1 Level General Anesthesia and Pediatric Anesthesia training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He subsequently completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the same institution, serving as Chief Resident.
Dr. Fakhar’s surgical training was focused on the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including corrective jaw surgery, Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, Complex facial trauma/reconstructions as well as adjunctive facial procedures including Botox® and Facial fillers. Heavy emphasis was placed on Dental implants, Complex bone grafting as well as Dentoalveolar surgery and General anesthesia.
In addition to being a key member of the team at Nuvia, Dr. Fakhar has always been involved in his community locally and abroad. His passion for global outreach has led him to participate in dental and medical programs in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Vietnam, where he volunteers his time performing general oral surgery procedures, pathology, and cleft lip and cleft palate reconstructive surgeries on children at an eminent hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
Dr. Fakhar has been an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and his local state societies. He was past President of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity and the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). He has had the opportunity to lecture and present around the country and has multiple publications in many topics in the field of surgery, medicine and dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, hiking, running races and discovering new golf courses to play.
Dr. Camron FakharChevy Chase, MD