Richard J. Balcerak, DDS

-Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
-DDS Loyola University School of Dentistry, Maywood, Illinois, 1983
-Surgical Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 1983-1986

Meet Dr. Richard Balcerak ...

Dr. Balcerak is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 1986, he joined Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates and became a partner in 1994.

Dr. Balcerak is a Chicago native, and completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with honors in 1979. He earned his dental degree at Loyola University School of Dentistry where his academic career was distinguished by numerous awards and honors, including Magna Cum Laude Honors, and membership in the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Balcerak maintains staff appointments at Adventist Hinsdale and LaGrange Memorial Hospitals.

Although Dr. Balcerak enjoys practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery in his private practice, he has special interests in orthognathic surgery and complex implant surgery, especially those involving bone graft reconstruction. He has lectured throughout the United States and internationally on topics pertaining to complex implant surgery.

Dr. Balcerak is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Balcerak enjoys woodworking as a hobby. He resides with his wife, Lisa Voorhees Balcerak, a dentist. Lisa is also an established equestrian who routinely competes on the Midwest Saddlebred Circuit. Together they enjoy international travel.

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