Meet Dr. Mistretta
Michael C. Mistretta, DDS, MD, FACS
Dr. Michael C. Mistretta earned his Bachelors of Science degree in biology, summa cum laude, from Wagner College in 1996. At graduation, he received the Dr. Donald Spiro award, having earned the highest academic distinction in his graduating class. He then attended the New York University College of Dentistry on a full tuition Deans Merit Scholarship, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2000 and was named to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society.
He then moved to Philadelphia where he began his training in a six year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, and then completed two years of training in General Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, culminating by serving as Chief Resident at both the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in 2006. He was named a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2008, and completed his recertification in 2018. He was also named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2017.
Dr. Mistretta’s areas of specific interest are treatment of maxillofacial trauma and surgical management of oral soft tissue and jaw pathology. He is also well versed in difficult and complicated dental implant cases that may require dentoalveolar reconstruction, using various methods of bone grafting prior to the subsequent dental implant surgery.
He is currently an attending surgeon at Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital. He is also an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
On a personal note, Dr. Mistretta is a native New Yorker, enjoys spending time on the golf course, and is an active aquarist who enjoys maintaining his aquariums at home.