Meet Dr. Michael Chan

Dr. Michael Chan is a native San Franciscan and a graduate of Lick-Wilmerding High School. After completing his B.S. degree in Animal Physiology and Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, he returned home to receive his D.D.S. degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 2000. Dr. Chan then completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004 at King-Drew Medical Center in affiliation with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. At these facilities, Dr. Chan had extensive training in the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery including: Office-based anesthesia, Corrective & reconstructive jaw surgery, Surgical management of oral pathology, Dental implantology, Trauma surgery, and Non-surgical/surgical management of tempromandibular joint disorders.

Dr. Chan is Board Certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He also holds membership in the following organizations:

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • San Francisco Dental Society
  • California Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Northern California Asian Dental Association

Although Dr. Chan is trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, his primary areas of interest include dentoalveolar surgery, dental implantology and related grafting, management of oral pathology, and outpatient general anesthesia.

In addition to keeping a full-time schedule at his private practice, Dr. Chan also teaches for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCSF, where he lectures, as well as teaching residents and students dentoalveolar and trauma surgery, and outpatient general anesthesia at San Francisco General Hospital.

He resides in San Francisco, is an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoys traveling, gastronomy, and most of all, spending time with his family.