Dr. Steven Robertson

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Dr. Steven Robertson attended Valparaiso University in Indiana as a scholar athlete. While obtaining his BS degree in both Biology and Chemistry, he played division one soccer and was selected numerous times as the team captain, academic all-conference, and first team all-conference.

Dr. Robertson was a recipient of a highly competitive Health Professions Scholarship from the United States Air Force (USAF) and received his DDS in 2000 from Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Robertson proceeded to achieve distinguished honors at Officers Training School and was also selected for an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency. Dr. Robertson graduated his AEGD program at the top of his class and went on to complete his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, in 2008.

During his Chief year of residency, Dr. Robertson completed over 150 major surgeries, twice the American Dental Associations requirement for accreditation. He also won the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Trauma/Wound Repair Oral Abstract Symposium for his research on wound healing in diabetic mice. Furthermore, he scored in the 92nd percentile on the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Self-Assessment Tool (OMSSAT), the annual in-service residency examination which compares all residents in the United States.

After residency, Dr. Robertson was selected to be the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the AEGD Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Chief Training Officer at Langley AFB, VA. Throughout his USAF career he was recognized with numerous decorations including the Air Combat Command Junior Clinical Dentist of the Year award, 633rd Dental Squadron Field Grade Officer of the Year award, the Achievement Medal, the Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, as well as many other accolades, including the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his honorable service to our country, Dr. Robertson provided full scope care to our soldiers and their families. His surgical experience in the USAF was heavily concentrated in orthognathic, trauma and cosmetic/reconstructive surgery. To date, he is among only ten percent of all Virginia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons who are licensed and credentialed to perform facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Robertson is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Robertson is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, Virginia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Academy of Sports Dentistry, the Academy of Osseointegration and the Middle Atlantic Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Robertson currently serves as Chairman for the Department of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.  He has consistently been and once again voted Top Dentist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Virginia Living Magazine and Arlington Magazine.  He continues to stay connected to sports by serving as the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Consultant for the National Football League (NFL) Washington Football Team and as a team physician for D.C. United, the Major League Soccer (MLS) team and Washington Spirit, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) team in Washington, D.C.

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