Dr. Mostafa Alwakeel is proud to join the team at Balaci Oral and Facial Surgery. He is an experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon who offers the full scope of surgical procedures to patients of all ages. He has a special passion for soft tissue microsurgery with dental implants, and patients of the community will appreciate his skill, knowledge, and kind bedside manner.
After earning a master’s degree and certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Alwakeel traveled to Philadelphia to continue his oral surgery education. Dr. Alwakeel studied at Temple University, where he became a Doctor of Dental Medicine, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Alwakeel went on to complete an Advanced Surgical Implant Dentistry Fellowship on the west coast at UCLA.
This commitment and dedication to education has brought Dr. Alwakeel some very special recognition. In 2020 he was acknowledged by the Academy of Osseointegration for outstanding achievement as a dental student in implant dentistry. His international, bicoastal, and local travel have also made Dr. Alwakeel a constant and valuable flight member. He has received two official thanks and appreciation forms from American Airlines after jumping into action to save passengers’ lives who went into cardiac arrest on board.
Dr. Alwakeel looks forward to continuing to learn from and work with the talented surgeons at Balaci Oral and Facial Surgery and provide patients with the exceptional care they deserve. His instinctive nature to help no matter where treatment is needed is a direct reflection of the compassion he has for all humans. With Dr. Alwakeel, you can trust that your oral surgery experience will be positive and successful.