Gennady Landa DDS, MD
Dr. Gennady (Gary) Landa is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He received his dental degree (DDS) from the UCLA School of Dentistry and medical degree (MD) from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, which included a one year General Surgery internship.
His interest in his specialty dates back to his undergraduate years. While studying Physiological Science at UCLA, he spent many hours volunteering for a local dentist who performed numerous dento-alveolar surgical procedures. This experience helped him pave the way for a fulfilling career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as instill a philanthropic desire to use healthcare as a way to enrich the lives of those who are less fortunate. As a young surgical resident, he has donated his time and resources on numerous volunteer missions in Ensenada, Mexico, assisting with the surgical management of children with clefts.
Dr. Landa has extensive experience in dento-alveolar surgery, including extraction of wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants, orthodontic and pre-prosthetic surgeries, and other procedures. However, his interests also include corrective jaw surgeries for orthodontic and sleep apnea patients, maxillofacial trauma, oral pathology, and cleft surgeries. Dr. Landa is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a member of the Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology. He holds numerous licenses and certificates, including a general anesthesia permit, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) permit, advanced trauma life support (ATLS) permit, and basic life support (BLS) permit. He is boarded with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Landa maintains hospital privileges at Antelope Valley Hospital.
Dr. Landa is married to his wife, Jane, and they have two daughters, Layla and Bella. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, sports, and dining.