Stephen T. Wat, DDS
Expertly Trained Oral Surgeon in Fremont
Dr. Stephen Wat received his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from UCLA. He went on to receive his DDS from the University of Pacific Dental School where he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Tau Kappa Omega honors societies. Dr. Wat completed his four-year residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Alameda County Medical Center-Highland General Hospital, in Oakland, CA, one of the top oral and maxillofacial programs in the country. There he received extensive training in general oral surgery, dental implants, and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Being a major urban facial trauma center, Highland General Hospital sees a high volume of facial trauma and injuries. As part of his residency, Dr. Wat spent eight months at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland focusing on orthognathic (jaw) surgery, craniofacial anomalies, and the treatment for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pathology. He also did a rotation at Oakland Children’s Hospital where he gained experience with pediatric trauma, pediatric anesthesia, and cleft lip/palate.
In addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Stephen Wat has memberships in: CALAOMS, ADA, CDA, and SACDS. He also maintains active privileges at Washington Hospital in Fremont, is the president of the Sadi Fontaine Academy (the alumni association of Highland Hospital’s oral and maxillofacial surgery residency) and is a volunteer staff member at Highland Hospital.
In his spare time, Dr. Wat enjoys spending time with his wife, Erin, and their three young children.