Dr. Gefon is our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Gefon graduated with honors from Hunter College in NYC. His undergraduate major was psychology, and upon his graduation, he was inducted into Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology. Dr. Gefon believes that successful treatment of his patients depends on successful communication and understanding of his patient’s needs.
Upon completion of college, Dr. Gefon attended the School of Dental Medicine at Stony Brook. He is a recipient of an award for excellence in oral and maxillofacial surgery from the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Gefon completed residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and obtained his Medical Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to training in oral surgery, Dr. Gefon also completed one year general surgery residency training.
Dr. Gefon is trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with extensive training in maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, third molar surgery, pediatric and adult anesthesia, pathology and reconstruction. Dr. Gefon also worked closely with prosthodontic department and has an extensive experience in dental implant surgery, sinus grafting, and ridge augmentation procedures.
Dr. Gefon is a candidate for board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Outside of work Dr. Gefon enjoys traveling, swimming and ceramics.
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