Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department Co-Chairs

Dr. Anders Nattestad

Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Anders Nattestad earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, finished a Ph.D. and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training from the same institution. Prior to joining the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2007, he was assistant and associate professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Copenhagen and served as chair before leaving for Las Vegas in 2004 to work as Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and implantology. He has published over 60 articles and has been speaking at more than 100 international meetings all over the world. He has served as Secretary General of the Association for Dental Education in Europe for five years and Executive Director of International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations for five years.

Dr. Chan Park
Chan Park

Division Chief and Program Director
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
Alameda Health System — Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Park is the Division Chief, Residency Program Director and fulltime faculty. He joined the Highland Hospital/University of the Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Residency Training Program as an Assistant Program Director and full-time Attending Surgeon in July 2011. On July 1, 2013, Dr. Park became the Program Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at the Highland Hospital/University of the Pacific. He became Chief of OMS in 2016. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree of Biology from UCSD in 2000 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2005. Dr. Park earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2008 followed by a year internship in General Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Loma Linda University in 2011.

Dr. Park is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) as well as the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CALAOMS). He is also a Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS), and Fellow of American College of Dentists (FACD). He is very involved with numerous health care organizations in both state and national levels. He is currently a President Elect of CALAOMS and serves as house of delegates to AAOMS. He is also an examiner for ABOMS.