Oral Surgeon Mariusz Wrzosek, DMD, MD, Joins Loyola | Loyola Medicine
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mariusz Wrzosek, DMD, MD, Joins Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Team at Loyola Medicine

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Mariusz K. Wrzosek, DMD, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Wrzosek is also an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery and the Division of Oral Surgery at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.                                                     

Dr. Wrzosek comes to Loyola from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He received his dental degree from the Harvard School of Medicine and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wrzosek also graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and bioengineering.

He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Previously he completed a general practice residency in dentistry at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA while in the Navy. He also served on active duty in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps and is now a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy Reserve.

Loyola provides comprehensive treatment for patients with injuries, diseases and defects of the head, neck, face, mouth and jaw. Loyola’s oral and maxillofacial surgery team delivers outstanding adult and pediatric surgical care for the most challenging cases with exceptional results.

A wide range of routine and complex conditions through surgery are treated, including:

  • Dental facial deformities of children and adults
  • Impacted teeth 
  • Temporomandibular joint surgery, including joint replacement
  • Traumatic injuries of face, mouth and jaws
  • Jaw reconstruction
  • Benign lesions and conditions of the jaw
  • Obstructive sleep apnea surgery
  • Dental implants

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.