MARK A. STEPHENS, D.M.D | Springfield IL

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Meet Dr. Mark Stephens

Dr. Stephens was born and raised in Springfield, IL and attended Rochester High School. He completed his bachelor’s in chemistry in 2006 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He then pursued his dental degree at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine graduating with honors in 2010. Following his dental training, he completed an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship year at Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign. He then completed a 4-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Banner University Medical Center/University of Arizona in Phoenix, AZ, earning his specialty certificate in 2015. In August 2015, he was employed at Christie Clinic in Champaign, IL and took trauma call at Presence Covenant Medical Center. He was given the opportunity to return to his hometown, and thus joined Springfield Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in August 2016. His fiancé Karina is a full-time mom to their daughter Kinley.

Dr. Stephens is actively pursuing board certification by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is presently on staff at Memorial Medical Center and St. Johns Hospital.

Dr. Stephens practices in all areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with an emphasis in dentoalveolar and implant surgery, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), facial trauma and reconstruction, and office anesthesia.

Education:

2003-2006 – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, BS in Chemistry

2006-2010 – Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

2010-2011 – Carle Foundation Hospital, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship

2011-2015 – Banner University Medical Center / University of Arizona. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency. Specialty certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Positions:

2015-2016 – Private Practice at Christie Clinic, Champaign, IL

2015-2016 – Active Staff – Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Presence Covenant Medical Center. Champaign, IL

2016-present – Private Practice at Springfield Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Springfield, IL

2016-present – Active Staff – Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Memorial Medical Center

2016-present – Active Staff – Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. St. John’s Hospital

Professional Certifications:

American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Candidate for Certification

Deep Sedation / General Anesthesia Certified

ATLS, ACLS, PALS, and BLS Certified

Memberships:

2006-present – University of Illinois Alumni Association Member

2010-present – American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

2010-present – American Dental Association (ADA)

2015-present – American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)

2016-present – Illinois Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ISOMS)

2016-present – G.V. Black District Dental Society

2015-2016 – Illini District Dental Society (Champaign, IL)

Hospital Staff:

Memorial Medical Center: Springfield, IL – active staff

St. John’s Hospital: Springfield, IL – active staff

Email Dr. Stephens: [email protected]