Oral Surgeon in Romeoville, IL
Dr. Meehan recently joined the Romeoville dental team as the resident oral surgeon. He had been deployed with the U.S. Navy. “I’m already feeling at home!” said Dr. Meehan.
Dr. Meehan is from Rockford, IL, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences with honors from the University of Missouri in 2009. Following his undergraduate studies, he completed his Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2013. While there, he was recognized as one of the top students in the specialized Oral Surgery Honors program. He received numerous awards for exemplary academic performance, one of which was the Omicron Kappa Upsilon fraternity, the national dental honor society.
Following dental school, Dr. Meehan completed a 4 year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Cook County Hospital and Rush University in Chicago. During his residency, he cared for a diverse population of patients who required a wide range of treatment. He gained extensive experience with complex facial trauma, skeletal/facial deformities, odontogenic infections, oral/maxillofacial pathology and facial reconstruction. His rotations included the always-busy Cook County trauma bay, general surgery, family medicine. He also completed 6 months of operating room general anesthesia, plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Meehan has been trained in outpatient anesthesia, dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery including wisdom teeth, bone grafting and orthognathic surgery.
DDr. Meehan lives in the South Loop of downtown Chicago. He is an avid endurance athlete who competes in triathlons. He recently completed his fifth Chicago marathon. He enjoys traveling, photography, boating, sketching, architecture and the rooting for the Chicago Cubs.