Alfredo Arribas, DDS
Dr. Arribas was born in Piura, Peru. He received his Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) Degrees from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, in 1996. He moved to the US in 1997 for post-doctoral training, which includes certificates in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at University of Maryland School of Dentistry, in 1998, two-year General Practice Residency (GPR) Program at LSU Health Sciences Center in 2000 and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship at LSU Health Sciences Center in 2001. He obtained a Master of Science (MS) degree in Health Care Management from University of New Orleans in 2004.
Dr. Arribas had an extensive academic career, including being the Program Director of the GPR program at LSU Health Sciences Center from 2001 to 2005 and the Associate Program Director of the AEGD Program at University of Maryland School of Dentistry from 2005 to 2008. He returned to residency in 2008 and completed a four year program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans where he was trained in full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. After residency he moved to El Paso, Texas to join West Texas Maxillofacial Surgery, a private practice, for two years. In December of 2014 he joined the Faculty in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School.
Dr. Arribass field of interests includes: trauma, facial reconstructive surgery, dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery and orthognathic surgery.
Dr. Arribas has lectured extensively and published in the Treatment of Medically Compromised Patients, Pain Control and Sedation in Dentistry, and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office.