Dr. Wood is a board-certified oral surgeon with over three decades of experience caring for patients both locally and overseas.
Dr. Robert S. Wood was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and has been an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for over 30 years. He is board-certified and practices the full scope of oral surgery, including dental implants, jaw surgery, wisdom teeth, dental extractions, and more. During his career, Dr. Wood has practiced in several US locations, as well as overseas.
After completing his education and training, Dr. Wood began practicing in Wisconsin. Eventually, he returned to Chicago, where he became a full-time educator and director of residency education at the University of Chicago. After teaching for three years, Dr. Wood lived overseas, where he worked as the lead oral and maxillofacial surgeon and part-time administrator of a large clinic for many years.
In 2007, he returned to the U.S. to be closer to family and friends and became a partner at Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He strives to make patients feel relaxed and comfortable, and he takes pride in being honest with patients through the entire treatment process.
When he is not working, Dr. Wood enjoys running, biking, working out, photography, and mountaineering. He has even reached the summit of the highest mountains on six of the world’s seven continents.