Oral Surgeon Christopher J. Colby, DDS

Oral Surgery Offices Arlington Heights, Elgin & Lake Zurich IL

EDUCATION

  • University of Illinois at Chicago: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Chicago, IL, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate, 48-month postdoctoral program, July 2014 – June 2018
  • University of Illinois at Chicago: College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL, Doctor of Dental Surgery, August 2010 – May 2014
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, 2009 – July 2010
  • Wilbur Wright College, Chicago, IL, Pre-Dental courses, January 2008 – December 2008
  • Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL, Pre-Dental courses, January 2007 – December 2007

RESEARCH

  • C.J. Colby, R. Herrod, M. Miloro. (2017). Tooth Autotransplantation with a Figure-of-Eight Wire Technique. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 75(10, e376.

REGIONAL LECTURES

  • Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI, Lecturer, “Ossifying Fibroma”, March 2017

LECTURES

  • UIC Postgraduate Periodontics, Chicago, IL, Lecturer, “Complex Odontogenic Infections”, February 2017
  • UIC Undergraduate Dental Students, Chicago, IL, Lecturer, “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the General Dentist”, June 2017

COURSES

  • Stryker Cadaver Workshop at Rush, Chicago, IL, “Facial Approaches and Free Flap Harvest”, June 2017
  • OsteoMed Cadaver Trauma Course, Dallas, TX, “Fronto Orbital Trauma”, February 2017
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review Course”, August 2016
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review Course”, August 2015
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review Course”, August 2014

AWARDS

  • Philip J. Boyne Memorial Scholarship, 2016
  • American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Dental Senior Student Award, May 2014
  • S. Daniel Seldin Award, May 2014
  • ADA Foundation Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship, Fall 2011

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified, August 2016
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certified, August 2016
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certified, November 2016
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certified, March 2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Academy of General Dentistry, August 2010 – Present
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, May 2014 – Present
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2014 – Present
  • American Dental Association, August 2010 – Present
  • Chicago Dental Society, August 2010 – Present
  • Illinois State Dental Society, August 2010 – Present

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin, IL

STATE LICENSURE

  • Illinois

Personal

  • Dr. Colby lives in Buffalo Grove, IL