Dr. Alex G. Bachoura, DDS, MD, Board Certified
Meet Dr. Bachoura
Dr. Bachoura received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California and went on to University of Southern California School of Dentistry, where he received his D.D.S. in 2003. Dr. Bachoura completed his medical schooling at the University of Texas Houston Medical School in 2007 and did an internship in General Surgery in Medicine. He also completed a four year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the same institution. In addition to Dr. Bachoura’s extensive training, he completed the USMLE program, Steps 1, 2 and 3. He is an instructor in the Advanced Cardio Life Support System. He is certified in Basic Life Support and a provisional member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Texas Dental Association (TDA), Greater Houston Dental Society and Houston Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also Board Certified with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Training and scope of Practice
After four years of postgraduate dental education, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes four or more years of intensive, postdoctoral, hospital-based surgical residency training. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residents spend significant time rotating through related medical fields such as internal medicine, general surgery, anesthesiology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, and emergency medicine. Depending on the residency program, some surgeons may also opt to complete the necessary requirements to earn a medical or other advanced degree. Some may also subsequently complete fellowships in sub-specialty area. Dr. Bachoura’s interests include skiing, hiking,running and music. He participates in high performance driving and enjoys restoring old vehicles. He has run and completed the Houston marathon from 2004 to 2009.