Oral Surgeon in Romeoville, IL
Dr. Phil Meehan, originally from Rockford, IL, received his bachelor’s 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 (UMKC) in 2013. During his time there, he was recognized as one of the top students involved in their more specialized Oral Surgery Honors program. He received numerous awards for exemplary academic performance, including the Omicron Kappa Upsilon fraternity, the national dental honor society.
Following dental school, Dr. Meehan completed a four year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Cook County Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. During residency, Dr. Meehan was appointed chief resident and cared for a diverse population of patients requiring a wide range of treatment. He gained extensive experience with complex facial trauma, plastic and reconstructive surgery, skeletal/facial deformities, severe odontogenic infections, oral/maxillofacial pathology, including head and neck cancer, and facial reconstruction. He also gained extensive knowledge in general and outpatient anesthesia, dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery, including wisdom teeth, bone grafting, and orthognathic surgery.
Dr. Meehan lives in downtown Chicago. He enjoys activities in the city, including sporting events, concerts, and anything involving Lake Michigan and is an avid endurance athlete, competes in triathlons, and recently completed his 5th Chicago marathon. He also enjoys traveling, photography, and the Chicago Cubs.
“In such a warm family practice, it’s easy to already feel at home,” said Dr. Meehan.