John Hur DDS, MD
Dr. John Hur is a board-certified, dual-degree (DDS, MD) trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a native of Illinois and was raised in Northbrook where he attended primary and secondary school. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated with honors, earning a Bachelors of Arts in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Dr. Hur continued his studies at the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, graduating among the top of his class. During his time at UCSF, he was involved in nationally recognized projects in the field of craniofacial development, maintained involvement in student government where he served as vice president of his class, and functioned as a teaching assistant in the basic anatomy lab for first-year students. Through these academic pursuits, he developed a profound interest in medicine and surgery.
Dr. Hur continued his post-doctoral work in New York, where he received his medical degree (MD) from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then completed a competitive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 hospitals nationally by the U.S News and World Report. His training involved a fully integrated General Surgery preliminary internship with focused rotations in plastic/reconstructive surgery, trauma, anesthesia, and maxillofacial oncologic surgery. He then concluded his training at NYP Hospital/NYP-Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital where he completed his intensive full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery training.
Dr. Hur’s current practice reflects a foundation in full-scope training with an emphasis on third molar surgery (wisdom tooth extractions), dentoalveolar surgery, complex bone grafting, pathology, facial trauma, temporomandibular joint disorders, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), and complex dental implant surgery that utilizes CT guided skeletal mapping and surgical protocols.