Mark Zajkowski, DDS, MD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Zajkowski joined Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates in 1999 after completion of his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He served as Chief Resident at both the MGH and Children’s Hospital in 1998-99. Mark grew up in Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1989 with a BS in microbiology and cell science. He then graduated from UCLA with his DDS in 1993, and Harvard Medical School with his MD in 1996. In 2001, Dr. Zajkowski achieved board certification with the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), and was elected to fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in 2013.
In 2011, Mark was elected as a Director for the ABOMS, after his term as an examiner in pathology, cleft, and reconstruction for five years. Dr. Zajkowski served the Maine Dental Association as a board member and, ultimately, as its President in 2007-2008. He remains active on several committees of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and serves in an advisory role to the Joint Commission on both the Professional Technical Advisory Committee for Ambulatory Surgery and the Ambulatory Surgery Advisory Council. Dr. Zajkowski is also a member of the American Dental Association, Greater Portland Dental Society, Maine Medical Association, American College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He is an affiliate member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia.
Locally, Dr. Zajkowski is an active staff member of both Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. He volunteers his time with the Greater Portland Cleft Lip and Palate Team and serves as the oral and maxillofacial surgeon for the Portland Pirates, the AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes. His clinical interests include ambulatory anesthesia, facial trauma and reconstruction, oral and maxillofacial pathology, cleft lip and palate surgery, and dentoalveolar and implant surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, travel, exploring Casco Bay, and professional ice hockey.
Click here to download Dr. Zajkowski’s article on “Office-Based Anesthesia”, published by Selected Readings in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.