Speaker Profile: Dr. Saranjeev Lalh
Saranjeev S. Lalh, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.D., F.R.C.D(C)
Dr. Lalh received his Dental degree from University of Alberta in 1994 and his Medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 2008. He completed two years of General Surgery training followed by completion of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program from Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 2001. Dr. Lalh received his Fellowship status of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in 2002.
Dr. Lalh then went on to pursue academics by becoming the Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Co-Director of the Dental Implant Clinic at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry from 2001 to 2007. He now continues teaching on a part time basis as a Clinical Professor. He founded Renew Oral & Facial Surgical Centre, a private certified non-hospital surgical centre in 2005. He has subsequently transitioned from academics into full time private surgical practice, devoting his clinical practice more to implant surgery, facial reconstructive and orthognathic surgery, and cosmetic facial plastic surgery.
He was recently appointed the Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstruction Surgeon at the internationally recognized clinical and research Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM) at the Misercordia Hospital and Covenant Health, dealing with reconstruction of patient’s with head and neck cancer. Dr. Lalh also continues to conduct evidence based research through the University of Alberta and has had the opportunity to lecture extensively both nationally and internationally on various surgical topics. His special interest is using new technological advances in digital imaging for reconstructive surgical procedures and also on non-surgical and surgical aspects of cosmetic facial surgery.
Dr. Saranjeev Lalh is a member of many professional organizations. He is involved in various healthcare committees in the Alberta Health Services in the Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association Committee and the Zone Medical Staff Association. Nationally, he is involved in the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cosmetic Surgery Special Interest Group, and a member at large on the CAOMS Foundation.