All our professionals at Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in oral surgery.
Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. VanHoose completed his undergraduate education at Michigan State University and dental school at the University of Michigan. At Michigan State University, Dr. VanHoose received his bachelor of science in the study of human physiology. Deciding that the medical/dental field was his career choice, he attended the University of Michigan to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. During dental school, Dr. VanHoose decided that oral and maxillofacial surgery was his calling and attended the nationally renowned Ohio State University residency program where he received his certificate and master of science degree.
In addition to private practice, Dr.VanHoose is affiliated with Metro Health Hospital- University of Michigan, where he performs elective and trauma surgeries. Dr. VanHoose has expanded his scope of practice by becoming an instructor at the Michigan State University Division of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery through the Department of Surgery where he teaches the plastic surgery residents the full scope of facial trauma surgery.
He has lectured to professional groups and community organizations covering various topics, and he is a member of the following associations: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, West Michigan Dental Association, and the Kent County Dental Society.
Dr. VanHoose practices the full range of oral and maxillofacial surgery and is especially interested in the field of dental implants and Orthognathic surgery. He is board certified by both the Michigan Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Douglas Orzel grew up on the east side of Michigan and completed his undergraduate training in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan, majoring in Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he remained at the University of Michigan, where he earned his DDS degree in 2015.
He then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, finishing in 2019. Iowa’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program is nationally recognized and is best known for extensive training in orthognathic surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, and dental implant and bone grafting surgery.
Dr. Orzel moved to Grand Rapids shortly after finishing residency, and he has enjoyed serving the patients of west Michigan at both of our practice locations. In addition to private practice, Dr.Orzel is also affiliated with Metro Health Hospital - University of Michigan.
Dr. Orzel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), which he obtained by passing rigorous written and oral board examinations. ABOMS ensures Diplomates maintain appropriate professional credentials and demonstrate the requisite training, experience, and knowledge of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Orzel is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and West Michigan Dental Association.
In his free time, Dr. Orzel loves traveling, fitness, and playing ice hockey and golf. He has had the opportunity to travel throughout the world to play some amazing golf courses, with his favorite being The Old Course at St. Andrews, in Scotland.
Dr. Orzel looks forward to welcoming you to our practice and will strive to make your visit stress-free.
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