Dr. James Sunwoo, MD, DDS is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon dedicated to providing comprehensive care in the head and neck region. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a fellow of the College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. His areas of expertise encompass traditional oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthognathic surgery and cosmetic surgery. He obtained his undergraduate education at the University of Chicago. He received dual degrees in medicine and dentistry, from the University of Southern California and Columbia University respectively.
His postgraduate training, including an internship and residency in general surgery and maxillofacial surgery, was completed at the University of Southern California. In addition, he is dual-fellowship trained in orthognathic surgery and general cosmetic surgery. He has received numerous honors and awards. He has consistently engaged in clinical, academic and research activities throughout his career. His extensive training and background affords him the ability to offer the highest standard of care to his patients.
Board Certifications: Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, The College, Chicago, IL. Dental Doctorate (DDS), Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York, NY. Medical Doctorate (MD), Univ of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
Clinical Training: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident, University of Southern California General Surgical Intern, University of Southern California Anesthesiology, University of Southern California Clinical Fellow in Orthognathic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City Clinical Fellow in Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgical Center in Texas.
Honors and Awards: Top 10 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Specialists Top 10 Doctor Patients’ Choice Physician Award Most Compassionate Doctor Award University of Southern California Van Zile Endowment Columbia University Research Excellence Award American Association of Oral Biology Award Columbia University Divisional Excellence in Oral Biology Milton G. Schlesinger Research Award NIH/NIDCR T35 Research Training Grant William J. Gies Research Scholar