Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1984
He was the recipient of the American College of Stomatologic surgeons Award
in 1984 and clinical honors in Oral Surgery in 1983 and 1984.
Following dental school he continued his education at Foster G. McGaw Hospital, Loyola
University in a GPR (General Practice Residency). He was accepted into the Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery training program at Cook County Hospital. The next 4 1/2 years
were spent at Cook County Hospital, University of Illinois Hospital, West Side VA,
and Michael Reese Hospital. The last year he served as Chief Resident at each hospital.
Training included rotations in anesthesiology, general surgery, internal medicine,
plastic surgery, surgical intensive care, facial trauma surgery and a wide scope
of oral and maxillofacial surgery including TMJ and dental implants.
Dr. LaSpisa has been in private practice since 1990.
Certifications include Basic Life support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced
Trauma Life Support.
American College of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Society of Cosmetic Surgeons
American Academy of Oral Medicine
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Society
American Trauma Society
American Society of Dental Anesthesia
Arcolian Dental Society
Illinois Dental Society
Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
International College of Osteointegration
Chicago Dental Society
Chicago Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons