Dr. Gilbert Selkin is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who specializes in surgery of the head, face, neck, and oral cavity as well as facial cosmetic surgery. After receiving his D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and his M.D. degree from Texas Tech University, he completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery at the prestigious Baylor University Medical Center and Baylor College of Dentistry, where he was Chief Resident.
Dr. Selkin practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has extensive training and expertise in extraction of wisdom teeth and impacted teeth, placement of dental implants, and surgical management of oral cysts and tumors of the jaws. Dr. Selkin was trained by one of the innovators in bone grafting techniques and has extensive experience with bone grafting procedures, and soft tissue surgery, including sinus lifts. Dr. Selkin has a particular interest in oral pathology, head and neck pathology and facial trauma. He performs complex reconstruction of skin cancers including Mohs Facial reconstruction and traumatic injuries to the face (facial fractures and soft tissue injuries). With his in depth knowledge of facial anatomy and attention to detail he performs other facial cosmetic surgeries, including eyelid rejuvenation surgery (blepharoplasty), brow lift ,split earlobe repair, and Botox and dermal fillers (Restylane and Juvederm).
Dr. Selkin prides himself on practicing with compassion, efficiency, and professionalism, and utilizes the latest techniques, equipment, and procedures, in order to provide the best possible patient care.
Dr. Selkin has been featured as a D Magazine Best Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and also as a D Magazine Best Doctor in the Plastic-Cosmetic Surgery category. Dr. Selkin has also been featured in the "Guide to America's Top Dentists" as one of "America's Top Dentisits." Dr. Selkin has been selected as a Texas Super Dentist and also nominated as "an outstanding dentist in Texas" as seen in Texas Monthly. In 2011, Dr. Selkin was recognized by the International Association of Plastic Surgery as a "Leading Physician of the World and Top Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Texas." Dr. Selkin has also earned the 2012, 2013, and 2015 Patients' Choice Award for being highly regarded in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Selkin has authored several publications in medical journals and medical websites. He has participated in research programs at esteemed organizations including Harvard University and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Selkin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Selkin is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dallas County Medical Society, American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. He is on staff at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano and the Medical Center of Plano.