Meet The Doctor
Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, FACS
Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Call our office today at ☎ 312-926-6333 to make an appointment.
Professor & Chief
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Dr. Olsson holds fellowships and memberships in several professional organizations including:
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Fellow, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Fellow, International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Association
- Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Chicago Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Association
- Illinois State Dental Society
Dr. Alexis Olsson received his undergraduate education at Carroll University. He completed his dental education at Northwestern University, and postgraduate residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Dr. Olsson is currently Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Anne & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, and is Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Olsson is Director of Resident Training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally, and has previously served on the Editorial Board of the “ International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”. Dr. Olsson serves on the Board of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS), and served as President of the IAOMS from 2018-2019. Dr. Olsson was elected to and served as Examiner for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, the Certifying Body for the Specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the United States. Dr. Olsson also holds multiple honors and awards internationally, including his most recent, Honorary Fellowship in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society (AÇBİD) of Turkey.In addition, Dr. Olsson was elected as Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Olsson was in the prestigious first class of single degree Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons elected into the over 100 year old college for medical surgeons. He is also the first such single degree surgeon to achieve that status in the State of Illinois.
His surgical interest lies in primary facial trauma, immediate and secondary reconstruction of trauma, oncological reconstruction of the maxillofacial region, orthognathic surgery reconstruction of developmental and acquired facial skeletal deformities, obstructive sleep apnea surgery; implant surgery of the oral region for functional rehabilitation, and third molar surgery.