Louis D. Scannura, D.D.S. | Springfield IL

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Meet Dr. Scannura

Illinois Oral Surgeon Dr. Louis ScannuraDr. Scannura grew up on Long Island, New York, and received his BS degree in Biology from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1978, and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Columbia University School of Dental Medicine in 1982. His residency was completed in oral and maxillofacial surgery at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City in 1985.

He entered private practice in Springfield, Illinois in 1985. Dr. Scannura became Board Certified in 1988. He is currently He is currently Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at both St. Johns Hospital and Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Scannura is past President of the G.V. Black Dental Society. He serves as an examiner of the Office Anesthesia Evaluation program for the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, he maintains memberships in numerous dental and oral and maxillofacial surgical associations. Dr. Scannura is also a Clinical Associate Professor with the SIU School of Medicine in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Scannura has extensive experience in most areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with an emphasis on reconstruction, dental implants, dento-alveolar surgery and office anesthesia.

Education:

1972-1978 SUNY at Stony Brook BS with Honors in Biology
1978-1982 Columbia University School of Dental Medicine Doctor of Dental Surgery
1982-1985 Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center Specialty Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Positions:

Current Private Practice; Springfield Associates in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Springfield, IL. Clinical Associate Professor; SIU School of Medicine, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Department of Otolaryngology.

Professional Certification:

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Diplomat 1988
1985-present Clinical Associate Professor; SIU School of Medicine, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Otolaryngology
1991-present Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Memorial Medical Center
1991-present Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Johns Hospital
1996-present Member/Office Anesthesia Evaluation Team, Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Memberships:

1978-present Psi Omega Dental Fraternity Gamma Lambda Chapter
1982-present American Dental Association
1982-present Omicron Kappa Epsilon National Honor Society for Dentistry
1985-present American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
1985-present American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists
1985-present Illinois State Dental Society and G.V. Black Dental Society
1986-present Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
1988-present American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1990-present American Academy of Osseointegration
1990-present American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association

Hospital Staff:

St. Johns Hospital; Springfield, Illinois Active Staff
Memorial Medical Center; Springfield, Illinois Active Staff