Louis Mercuri DDS, MS
Clinical Consultant for TMJ Concepts and Visiting Professor Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Dr. Mercuri is a Cum Laude graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry, Washington, DC. He received his Certification and Master of Science degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Illinois Chicago.
Dr. Mercuri was a full-time member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculties at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry and the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, Richmond, Virginia.
He has been Chairman of the Department/Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Chicago Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry and Loyola University Chicago Medical Center. He is presently a Visiting Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois and the Clinical Consultant for TMJ Concepts, Ventura California.
Dr. Mercuri is a Life Member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Retired Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member and has held office in numerous other professional associations.
Over his career, Dr. Mercuri has obtained research funding, published extensively and invited to lecture locally, nationally and internationally on subjects related to the diagnosis, non-surgical and surgical management of temporomandibular joint disorders and has published the first comprehensive text on alloplastic TMJ replacement.
Dr. Mercuri is the recipient of the 2009 Oral and Maxillofacial Foundation Research Recognition Award, the 2010 William J. Gies Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship in Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his body of work in alloplastic TMJ replacement.
Clinical Consultant, TMJ Concepts
Visiting Professor Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL