Justin Messina, D.M.D., M.D.
Board Certified, Dual Degree Oral, and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Justin Messina, D.M.D., M.D. is a board-certified, dual-degree, oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He earned his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, graduating number one in his class, serving as President of the prestigious Matthew Cryer Honor Society, and gaining membership into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society upon his graduation.
He then pursued six-years of training at the Harvard Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, earning his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.
He has received extensive subspecialty training during his clinical rotations in Anesthesiology, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery, and Head and Neck Surgery in the Harvard Medical Hospital System.
Dr. Messina practices with some of the most advanced training in Dentoalveolar Surgery and Wisdom Teeth Removal, Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, and Sinus Augmentation, and Reconstructive Jaw Surgery. He is a diplomate to the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, utilizing his General Anesthesia and IV Sedation techniques to increase patient safety and promote office-based anesthesiology standards of care.
Dr. Messina has published in peer-reviewed national and international Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery journals and is recently distinguished in Incisal Edge and Delta Sky magazines as a “40 Under 40” honoree.
Dr. Messina and his wife, Marielle, are enjoying their relocation to San Diego from the New York City area. Outside of his professional career, Dr. Messina enjoys spending quality time with his family. He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys skiing, hiking, and the great outdoors.