Dr. Michael Hunter Named President of State Oral Surgery Group
Dr. Michael J. Hunter, of Northeast Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center, was installed as the 27th president of the Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons at the October 30th Fall Meeting held at the Sheraton Needham Hotel.
Founded in 1968, the society is recognized as the official state component society of the American Association of Oral and maxillofacial Surgeons headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Dr. Hunter is one of three delegates who represent Massachusetts in the American Association House of Delegates.
During his two-year term as president of the society, Dr. Hunter hopes to increase membership involvement, strengthen relationships with sister organizations, and promote education on a local and national level.
In 1986. Dr. Hunter received his DMD degree from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Boston University and Boston City hospital (currently Boston Medical Center) in 1990. He served 8 years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Director of Pain and Anxiety Control as well as vice-Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Hunter joined Dr. Michael Shannon at Northeast Oral Surgery in 1998. Their offices are located in North Andover and Reading, MA.
Dr. Hunter’s interests include obstructive sleep apnea (snoring), third molar surgery, dental implants, and bone regeneration. He has authored numerous publications and book chapters in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery and has lectured internationally. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Hunter resides in North Andover with his wife Lina, and their two children.