Get to know Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Steve J. Traub, who serves patients in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
A highly trained oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Traub is the Founder of Dr. Steven J. Traub Albuquerque Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. His areas of specialization include removal of wisdom teeth, extractions on patients of all ages, dental implant placement, jaw pathology, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, as well as facial trauma and reconstruction.
Engaged in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Traub’s practice is limited to dento-alveolar, pre-prosthetic, implant, temporomandibular joint, pathology, and facial trauma and reconstructive surgery. His primary practice interests are facial traumatic injuries, maxillofacial reconstruction including jaw implants, and temporomandibular joint surgery. Same are followed by reconstructive surgery for edentulous or post-surgical cancer patients including: soft tissue grafting, hard tissue grafting, and osseointegrated implants. As well, his practice includes a strong emphasis on care of patients with mental and physical handicaps and deformities.
Aside from his office practice, Dr. Traub is on staff at all Lovelace medical facilities, including Lovelace Women’s Hospital, Lovelace West Mesa Hospital, and Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital. He is also on the Credentials and Peer Review committees at Lovelace Medical Center.
An Albuquerque native, Dr. Traub is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and the Creighton University School of Dentistry. He completed his residency in oral & maxillofacial surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, and returned to Albuquerque in 1981 whereupon he started his private practice.
Specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he is a Life Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
A Fellow and on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Oral Biology, he is also a member of numerous other professional societies and organizations, including the American Dental Association, the New Mexico Dental Association, the Albuquerque District Dental Society, the New Mexico Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Academy of Injury Medicine, and the International Society of Plastic, Aesthetic, & Reconstructive Surgery (Fellow).
Oral and maxillofacial surgery specializes in surgery of the face, mouth, and jaws. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who treat conditions, defects, injuries, and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face. Their training involves a four-year graduate degree in dentistry and the completion of a minimum four-year hospital surgical residency program.
Happy to be able to give back, Dr. Traub is involved with various community organizations. He is most actively involved in Presbyterian Healthcare’s ‘Laughter is The Best Medicine’ charity.
In his free time, he likes to travel and spend time with his large family. He is the father of eight children (4 boys and 4 girls).
Learn More about Dr. Steve J. Traub:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1507196-Steve-Traub-Oral-and-Maxillofacial-Surgeon or through Dr. Steven J. Traub Albuquerque Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, https://www.abqoms.com/dr-steven-j-traub
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