DR. GALEN is a native of Los Angeles and has practiced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Beverly Hills since 1995. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he received his bachelor of arts degree. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of California at Los Angeles and completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
Dr. Galen is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as a member of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Los Angeles Dental Society where he serves as the chariman of the Ethics Task Force. Dr. Galen is a General Anesthesia evaluator for the California Dental Board
In addition, Dr. Galen is the president of the Advanced Treatment Planning Dental Study Group. Dr. Galen is associated with Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center. He is also a member of the attending faculty in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California School of Dentistry.
Dr. Galen is married and has two daughters and a son. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, and spending time on the water sailing and racing.
OUR ASSISTANTS are highly skilled with extensive training and experience in advanced surgical procedures. They support Dr. Galen's commitment to provide superior patient care. Our surgical assistants are certified through a surgical assistant training program administered by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, which covers surgical procedures, assisting in the administration of anesthesia and medical emergencies. Our assistants are also OSHA and CPR certified and continually update their knowledge with inservice training and continuing education programs. Our staff help us to meet our continuing commitment to provide a safe and friendly environment. Your comfort is our first concern.