Alejandro Arango, DDS
Dr. Arango was born in Medellin, Colombia. He is fully bi-lingual (English/Spanish). He obtained his dental degree at Universidad CES, in Medellin, in 1997. He did both his internship (1998-1999) and residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (1999-2004), in the same institution, and had a successful full-scope Oral Surgery practice in Medellin. He pursued a Master in Epidemiology (2010-2012), and moved to the United States in the summer of 2012 to form a family with his wife Amelia, who also hails from Medellin, but calls San Antonio home since 1999. After arriving in America, he worked in research at UT Health San Antonio, Department of Pulmonary/Critical Care, and then went back to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency in Boston, at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard School of Dental Medicine affiliate) to complete his Senior and Chief resident years (2015-2017). Dr. Arango has been practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since his residency and he is now back in his American hometown, San Antonio, as Faculty at UT Health/Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Arango practices full-scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, but has special interests are dental implants, facial trauma/reconstruction, trigeminal nerve repair, corrective jaw (bite) surgery, TMJ surgery and benign pathology of the jaws. He is a dedicated husband and father of 4, and has a passion for caring for patients and training the future generations of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.