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Samuel L. Bobek, MD, DMD

Oral Surgeon
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Associations
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association
Personal Interests
I love spending time with my beautiful wife Lesley and sons Calvin and Wallace. We go to sporting events, church, ski, hike, and generally goof around. I try to stay healthy with rowing and yoga. The problem is that I also enjoy cooking and beer making.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral-Maxillofacial
Services
Clinical Interests
  • acoustic neuroma
  • arthroscopy
  • bone grafting
  • botox for spasticity
  • botox injection
  • bruxism
  • craniofacial surgery
  • craniomaxillofacial trauma
  • dental bone grafting
  • dental extractions
  • dental implants
  • home sleep study
  • jaw surgery
  • joint revision
  • maxillofacial regeneration
  • orthognathic surgery
  • osteoma
  • osteonecrosis of the jaw
  • sleep apnea surgery
  • temporomandibular joint replacement
  • temporomandibular joint surgery
  • wisdom teeth
Research

Bobek S. Exploring Surgical Treatments for OSA and TMD.  Oregon Academy of General Dentistry Annual Meeting. September 2014
 
Bobek S. Applications of Navigation for Orthognathic Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics – Orthognathic Surgery. In print.  Expected publication date December 2014

Bobek S. Computer-Aided Surgical Simulation for Combined Orthognathic Surgery and Custom Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement. Abstract. American Academy of CranioMaxilloFacial Surgeons. June 2014 
 
Weeks A. Bobek S. Miles C. Slavin R. Dierks E. Ectopic eye in the maxilla: a report of melanotic neurectodermal tumor of infancy with an unusual histologic finding and subsequent reconstruction. Abstract  American Academy of CranioMaxilloFacial Surgeons. June 2014
 
Bobek S. Imaging the Airway. Portland Surgical Orthodontic Lecture March 2014
 
Shum J. Bui T. Bobek S. Bell R. Radial Forearm Free Flap. Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2nd Ed. Shahrokh Bagheri. Mosby 2014. pp 380-387.
 
Holmgren E. Bobek S. Nasal Fracture. Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2nd Ed. Shahrokh Bagheri. Mosby 2014. pp 251-254.
 
Bobek S. Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Virtual Surgical Planning in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Marsh Robinson Lecture. University of Southern California.  Los Angeles, CA. October 2013
 
Bobek S. Virtual Planning of Simultaneous TMJ Replacement and Orthognathic Surgery.  AOCMF Advanced Symposium on Digital Surgery with Navigation.  Chengdu, China September 2013
 
Bobek S. Transoral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. AOCMF Advanced Symposium on Digital Surgery with Navigation.  Chengdu, China September 2013
 
Choi C. Nale J. Farrell B. Bobek S. Bell R. Virtual Surgical Planning for Custom TMJ Prosthetic Joint Replacement with Simultaneous Orthognathic Surgery. Abstract AAOMS Annual meeting 2013
 
Gelesko S. Bui T. Park E. Dierks E. Bobek S. Bell R. A Protocol for Computer Planning and Intraoperative Imaging as an aid to Reconstruction of Gunshot Wounds to the Face. Abstract AAOMS Annual meeting 2013
 
Bobek S. Farrell B. Farrell B. Tucker M. Simplified Protocol of Virtual Surgical Planning for Orthognathic Surgery. Poster, 2012 AAOMS Annual meeting
 
Bobek S. Pugao R. Buxton A. Patron L. Cook S. Spagnoli D. Radiographic and Histological Analysis of the Reconstructed Posterior Mandibular Defect in a Canine Model: Particulate Autogenous Bone Compared to rhBMP-2/ACS with Titanium Mesh. Poster, 2012 AAOMS Annual meeting
 
Pugao R. Bobek S. Pugao R. Buxton A. Patron L. Cook S. Spagnoli D. A Canine Model for In Vivo Tissue Engineering and Alveolar Vertical Ridge Augmentation: Using rhBMP-2/ACS Versus Autogenous Bone with Titanium Mesh. Poster, 2012 AAOMS Annual meeting
 
Spagnoli D. Bobek S. Cephalometrics/Cone Beam 3DAirway Analysis. Lecture at 2nd Annual Carolina Clinical Sleep Symposium. January 2012
 
Bobek S. Bell R. Dierks D. Potter B. Tracheotomy in the unprotected airway.  Abstract presented September 2010 at AAOMS annual meeting. JOMS 69(8): 2198-2203, August 2011.
 
Bobek S. Bell R. Kingsbury D. Cartwright V. Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the temporomandibular joint with corticosteroid injection. Abstract. Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting 2010.
 
Bobek S. Bell R. Radial Free Forearm Flap. Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Ed. Shahrokh Bagheri. Mosby 2008. pp 278-283
 
Holmgren E., Bobek S. Nasal Fracture.Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Ed. Shahrokh Bagheri. Mosby 2008. pp 161-164.
 
Holmgren E. Bagheri S. Bell R. Bobek S. Dierks E. Utilization of tracheostomy in craniomaxillofacial trauma at a level 1 trauma center. JOMS. 65(10):2005-10, Oct 2007.

Woo BM, Bobek S, Dierks EJ, Bell RB, Potter JK, Potter BE. Comparison of helmeted and unhelmeted motorcyclists and evaluation of maxillofacial injuries. JOMS 64;9(1): 33, 2006

Holmgren E, Bobek S, Myall RWT. Surgeon's Role in recognizing and managing congenital impediments to suckling. Abstract. American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 25th Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL April 2004.

PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (37 Ratings, 6 Comments)


70

09/06/2017
Without discussing treatment options, I am not sure if I will continue w/this provider yet.
100

08/23/2017
Good.
50

08/07/2017
didnt offer another follow up. wasnt sure if my bite would get realigned by using a splint. gave me some providers to get another splint made but i have already seen all of them in the past and they dont take insurances. told me to get my dystonia under control, which hasnt happened in 3 yrs.
100

05/03/2017
Dr. Bobek is an outstanding surgeon and has superb bed side manner. He's an asset to Swedish Hospital.
80

04/28/2017
Spend more time w/patient. Would like to see more details in online chart to share w/other providers.
80

02/20/2017
Good during, but later questions about.
 
Swedish Maxillofacial Surgery
600 Broadway Suite 460
Seattle, WA 98122
206-386-3296
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill