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August 02, 2012
Loyolas General Dentistry Program Gains New Residency Director
MAYWOOD, Ill. – Martin Hogan, DDS, joins Loyola University Health System in the division of general dentistry. He is an associate professor in the Department of Surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and will lead the General Dentistry Division’s residency program.
“I am thrilled to join Loyola University Health System and to be working with such a great network of medical professionals,” Hogan said. “I love working with the residents and finding opportunities for them to learn more about their specific interests as well as introducing them to a wide variety of opportunities in the dental field."
Hogan brings his expertise in cosmetic dentistry, implants and dental treatment for the medically compromised patient to Loyola’s Oral Health Center, located on the main medical campus in Maywood. In addition to caring for general dentistry patients, he is a part of multidisciplinary teams, providing dental care to a wide variety of patients: children, individuals with special needs, those being treated for cancer and those who have had transplantation surgery.
“Doing dentistry every single day is so much fun for me. I am passionate about it and being in a hospital setting allows me to help a vast number of patients that I wouldn’t usually see in a private practice setting. I also can offer my patients options that are unique to being on a hospital campus, such as conducting dental procedures in the operating room while the patient is asleep. We also work with other physicians so a person can have dental work done following another procedure. That way they are only under anesthesia once,” Hogan said.
Before joining Loyola, Hogan was an associate at the Advanced Family Dental Care practice in Schaumburg, Ill. He earned his doctorate of dental surgery at University of Michigan School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor. He completed his residency in general dental practice at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and worked there in hospital dentistry before going into private practice.
He is a board-certified dental examiner and a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy for Sports Dentistry and the Chicago Dental Society.
When not seeing patients, he enjoys playing hockey, attending sporting events, being outdoors, fishing, skiing and travel.
Dr. Hogan sees patients at the Loyola Oral Health Center, located at 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood. To make an appointment, please call (888) LUHS-888 or visit loyolamedicine.org.
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Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.