Dr. Vakilian is a Board Certified, double degree Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and focuses his practice on minimally invasive techniques, prioritizing providing excellent outcome, with less pain, less swelling and less healing time.
He is a native of San Diego, CA. He completed his dental training at the esteemed Harvard School of Dental Medicine, graduating at the top of his class with honors and multiple publications. He served as the president of Harvard Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society for four years.
He then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Southwestern Medical Center, a top-ranked medical school in the country. He remained in Dallas to complete a much sought-after training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the esteemed Parkland program, known for their exceptional training in anesthesia, dental implant surgery, corrective jaw surgery (Orthognathic surgery), simple and complex pathology, minimally invasive TMJ surgery, complex trauma, and dentoalveolar surgery. He served as chief resident at multiple level 1 trauma hospitals and was elected to the executive board of Resident Organization of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Following graduation, Dr. Vakilian and his wife brought their two young boys back home to Southern California. He is an avid sports fan. Outside of work he enjoys watching sports, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with his wife and two sons, Leon and Ryan.