Dr. Steven J. Traub is an Albuquerque native. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and the Creighton University School of Dental Science. He completed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Traub returned to Albuquerque in 1981 whereupon he started his private practice.
Dr. Steven J. Traub is a life fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS) and the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS). Dr. Traub is a member of numerous other professional societies and organizations including the American Dental Association (ADA) and is on the board of directors of the American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB). Aside from his office practice, Dr. Traub is on staff at all Lovelace medical facilities, being on the Credentials and Peer Review committees at Lovelace Medical Center
Dr. Traub specializes in oral & maxillofacial surgery, including: removal of wisdom teeth, extractions on patients of all ages, dental implant placement, jaw pathology, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, and facial trauma and reconstruction. Dr. Traub is also involved with various community organizations and is happy to be able to give back. He is most actively involved in Presbyterian Healthcare’s 'Laughter is The Best Medicine' charity. In his free time, Dr. Traub likes to travel and spend time with his large family.
January 1, 2017
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico; father of eight children (4 boys and 4 girls)
University of New Mexico, Biology & Chemistry
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creighton University, School of Dentistry
Cook County Hospital, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU)
National Honorary Dental Fraternit 1978
Who’s Who Among Students in
American Colleges & Universities 1978
Facial Trauma Research
Five-Year Retrospective Study of Maxillofacial Gunshot Wound Injuries at Cook County Hospital-Chicago, Illinois (Unpublished)
A Simplified Method for Identification of Maxillo-Mandibular Fixation Wires, Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, February, 1991.
New Mexico Board of Dental Examiners, 1978
Central Regional Board of Dental Examiners, 1978 (Nebraska)
Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, 1979
American Dental Association; Member, since 1981
New Mexico Dental Association; Member, since 1981
Albuquerque District Dental Society; Member, since 1981
New Mexico Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons; Member, since 1982 President, (1985-1987)
American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS); Life Fellow
American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS); Life Fellow
International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS); Life fellow
International Society of Plastic, Aesthetic, & Reconstructive Surgery; Fellow
American Academy of Injury Medicine; Member
American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB); Fellow, since 1998. Board of Directors since 2012
Present Professional Status
Engaged in private practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My practice is limited to dento-alveolar, pre-prosthetic, implant, temporomandibular joint, pathology and facial trauma and reconstructive surgery. My primary practice interests are facial traumatic injuries, maxillofacial reconstruction including jaw implants, and temporomandibular joint surgery. Same are followed by reconstructive surgery for edentulous or post-surgical cancer patients including: soft tissue grafting, hard tissue grafting, and osseointegrated implants. As well, my practice includes a strong emphasis on care of patients with mental and physical handicaps and deformities.
Lovelace Medical Center Active Staff
Lovelace Women’s Hospital Associate Staff
Lovelace West Mesa Hospital Associate Staff
Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Associate Staff
STEVEN J. TRAUB, D.D.S.
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON