Meet Dr. Gregg A. Jacob, DMD, FACS – BC/License # 5560
Oral Surgeon in Florham Park NJ
Dr. Jacob graduated Cum Laude from The Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and went on to complete his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the Boston University Medical Center where he also served as Chief Resident. He began his professional career in 2004 in Summit, New Jersey where he held operating and teaching privileges at both Overlook and Morristown Medical Centers. During this time, he helped found the Morristown Craniofacial team where comprehensive and complex team-based craniofacial care was provided. He then moved his practice into New York City and Long Island where he focused on corrective jaw (orthognathic), TMJ and craniofacial care. Dr. Jacob is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the New York Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College where he has received the honor of Attending of the year. He is also an active member of the attending and teaching staff at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ.
After many years practicing in New York, Dr. Jacob returned to his native New Jersey where he founded Northeast Facial and Oral Surgery Specialists, a premier, state of the art facility focusing on the most complex maxillofacial and oral surgical care. His areas of expertise include Orthognathic and Craniofacial Corrective Jaw Surgery, TMJ Surgery, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery, Cleft Palate Surgery as well as complex Implant, Maxillofacial Reconstructive and Dentoalveolar Surgery including in office anesthesia. Dr. Jacob has published papers and book chapters as well as lectured extensively both nationally and internationally in these areas. Dr. Jacob also has the esteemed honor of being selected as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the areas of Orthognathic and TMJ Surgery. As a peer reviewer, he is asked to review literature submissions prior to being accepted for publication.
Dr. Jacob is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and recently achieved the honor of being inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Surgeons. Only a select few oral and maxillofacial surgeons have been given this distinguished honor. In order to become a fellow, each surgeon must demonstrate an extended and extensive experience with complex oral and maxillofacial surgery. She or he must perform a minimum of 50 Operating Room procedures per year and continue to carry this performance level over several years. The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. By meeting the Colleges stringent membership requirements, Fellows of the College have earned the distinguished right to use the designation of “FACS” (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after their names.
Dr. Jacob is also a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and an esteemed Fellow of the American Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. I addition, he is a Fellow of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists, a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of anesthesia, and presently serves as the Vice President of the New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Jacob practices with the philosophy that he is a husband and a father of three wonderful daughters first and a surgeon second. This helps keep him grounded, respectful and empathic to all of his patients concerns. As a surgical patient himself, he understands the stresses and strain that any surgical procedure can place on a patient and their family and his entire team is well equipped to guide his patients form their first consultation to their final post-operative check.