University of Nebraska Medical Center

Valmont P. Desa, DDS, MD, FACS

Division Chief, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, UNMC
Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Residency Program Director, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, UNMC

Valmont P. Desa, DDS, MD, FACS
Dr. Desa has been the residency program director since September 2009, and division chief since July 2011 in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UNMC. Dr. Desa maintains an active clinical practice with interest in orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, facial trauma and reconstruction and cleft craniofacial anomalies.
  • BS: St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India
  • DDS: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska , 1992
  • MD: University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 2001
  • Residency: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 2004
Academic Appointments
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, current certification
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2013 to present
  • Team member, Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic
  • Boys Town National Research Hospital, 2009 to present
Board Certifications
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International Associations of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Nebraska Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Patient Care

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic

For more information about the treatment and procedures performed by Dr. Desa, visit the Nebraska Medicine website and schedule an appointment.