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.
University of New Mexico, Biology & Chemistry
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creighton University, School of Dentistry
Cook County Hospital, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
National Honorary Dental Fraternity 1978
Five-Year Retrospective Study of Maxillofacial Gunshot Wound Injuries at Cook County Hospital-Chicago, Illinois (Unpublished)
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.