Meet Phoenix & Gilbert Oral Surgeon Derek H. Lamb, DMD, MD

Dr. Derek Lamb XO DentistryDr. Lamb was born and raised in Utah.  He attended the University of Utah, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in medical biology.  He then moved to Portland, Oregon where he received his dental degree at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry.  He graduated with honors and upon completion he was inducted into the Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.  Dr. Lamb is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

After completing his dental training he was accepted into a six year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  During his time at Mayo Clinic Dr. Lamb earned a medical degree from Mayo Medical School, completed an intern year in general surgery and completed his specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Lamb was trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal to esthetic facial surgery. He can also diagnose and treat facial injuries, facial pathology and perform a full range of dental implant procedures and bone grafting. In addition, Dr. Lamb received comprehensive training in the administration of general anesthesia and intravenous sedation.

Dr. Lamb is the proud father of three children.  He and his family are delighted to be living in the Southwest.  Dr. Lamb speaks fluent Spanish.  He is actively involved in his community.  Outside of his surgical practice he enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and participating in various outdoor activities.