Dr. Gilbert T. Guajardo
We are excited to welcome our newest Doctor to the Midland Oral Surgery & Implant Centers family: Dr. Gilbert T. Guajardo.
Dr. Guajardo is originally from the southwest suburbs, graduating from Marist High School. While in high school, he applied to and earned a reserved seat in dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. This early admission to dental school is highly competitive, having an acceptance rate of less than 5%. He subsequently completed his undergraduate degree, earning a B.S. in biology, and then went on to complete his dental degree, graduating with his D.M.D (Doctor of Dental Medicine) in 2017. After completing dental school, Dr. Guajardo completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his final year. He underwent extensive surgical training, including rotations in internal medicine, general surgery, plastic surgery, ENT, and anesthesiology.
Dr. Guajardo practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with special interest in trauma, pathology, and complex implant surgery. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also bilingual, being fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Guajardo is married to Elvia and they have two children. He enjoys traveling, baseball, and spending time with his family.