Negin Saghafi DDS, MD Oral Surgeon at Arizona Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Negin Saghafi, 

Dr. Saghafi is a board-certified, dual-degree oral surgeon who delivers 
exceptional clinical results while being empathetic to her patients’ needs.

About Dr. Saghafi

Dr. Negin (“Nikki”) Saghafi is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who holds both dental and medical degrees. She was drawn to oral surgery during her dental school training because of its unique connection between medicine and dentistry and the potentially life-changing effects of surgery. She prides herself in providing excellent surgical care while being empathetic to her patients’ needs.

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Education & Residency

Dr. Saghafi completed her undergraduate education in human physiology at the University of Arizona and graduated with highest distinction in 2007. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at UCSF, distinguishing herself with multiple scholarships and her involvement in research and academic commendations, graduating in 2011.

Dr. Saghafi completed her oral and maxillofacial residency at UCLA, where she also obtained her Doctor of Medicine (MD)  degree as part of her 6-year residency program. She completed a year of general surgery internship and extensive anesthesia training as part of her residency, providing her with the knowledge needed to provide the best care for her patients.


Dr. Saghafi is board-certified and a Diplomat at the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). She is also part of the American Dental Association (ADA).

Hobbies & Interests

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, baking, and watching baking shows with her kids. She enjoys learning new skills and is learning about pottery and crochet.

Learn More

Find out how our oral health experts can improve your life through oral surgery and learn about the many 
services we offer.

Trusted care for all your 
oral and maxillofacial needs.

Tucson Office


Mon–Thur: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM 
Fri: 7:00 AM–2:00 PM

Oro Valley Office


Mon–Thur: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Fri: 7:00 AM–2:00 PM

Sahuarita Office


Mon–Thur: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Fri: 7:00 AM–2:00 PM
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