Migrated from the Philippines in 1973, Dr. Joseph M. Arzadon, an Oral, Maxillofacial and Facial Cosmetic Surgeon, was raised in Alexandria, Virginia, where he attended local schools. He received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from the George Washington University, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland School Of Dentistry, and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School Of Medicine. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Connecticut Health Center, where he became Chief Resident from 1995-1996.
Dr. David Liang was born in Taiwan and has lived in the United States since 1992. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego in 1999 with a B.S. in Bio-engineering. In 2005 he received his D.D.S. from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. In 2008 Dr. Liang pursued further training at Emory University, where he received his M.D. and completed a post-graduate internship in General Surgery. He completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at NOVA Southeastern University and Broward General Medical Center in 2012. Dr. Liang performs the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with special interests in dento-alveolar surgery, dental implants, bone grafting, maxillofacial trauma and oral pathology. He is an active member of both national and regional societies that include the American Dental Association, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians. He is certified in Advanced CardiovascularLife Support (ACLS) as well as Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). On a personal level, Dr. Liang is a caring, compassionate, sincere individual with a professional and courteous chairside manner. He is dedicated to providing the very best care for his patients. In addition, he has an interest in teaching and has always enjoyed sharing his knowledge with patients, students and younger surgeons in training. He will continue this endeavor in his practice and through his involvement in the Washington Hospital Center residency training program. In his spare time, he enjoys running, biking, swimming and traveling. He also loves playing tennis and basketball.
Dr. Kenneth Blais grew up in Seattle where he completed undergraduate education at the University of Washington in 2002. In 2007, he received his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. His training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed at Louisiana State University in Shreveport in 2014 where he also earned his M.D. in 2011 and completed an internship in general surgery. During his residency he was trained in full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including head and neck cancer, cleft lip and palate, facial cosmetics, and treatment of craniofacial deformities. His surgical interest are in dental implants with bone grafting, maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic, outpatient anesthesia, and treatment of oral and maxillofacial pathology. He enjoys travelling, camping, backpacking, road cycling and snowboarding. As an avid musician, he also enjoys watching live bands and jazz performances.
John J. McElveen, DDS, MD, Pharma D attended Xavier University College of Pharmacy where he obtained a Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2007 with magna cum laude distinctions. After completion of his pharmacy training, Dr. McElveen made a transition towards the field of dentistry in the summer of 2007 where he attended Howard University College of Dentistry (HUCD). Completing his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) with high magna cum laude distinctions in 2011, Dr. McElveen was eager to further his education in the field of medicine. He was accepted into the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) Medical School where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.) in 2015.
In 2019, he completed 6 years of residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UMKC including 24 months of postgraduate surgical training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. In addition, he was Chief Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During his training at UMKC, Dr. McElveen completed an additional 10 months of cosmetic surgical training at Lee Summit’s Facial Spectrum at St. Luke’s Hospital, Tulsa Surgical Arts with Dr. Angelo Cuzalina and UMKC Oculoplastic’s Surgery department with Dr. Matthew Sneigowski.
Dr. McElveen has hospital privileges throughout the DMV metropolitan area where his primary focus is surgical management of sleep apnea. He also provides surgical correction of congenital lower and midface skeletal disorders and traumatic facial reconstruction at Howard University and University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center.
Dr. McElveen is a member of the International Surgical Sleep Society (ISSS), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. McElveen has two beautiful kids, Bryant McElveen who participates in competitive swimming and soccer, and Sydney McElveen who participates in gymnastics and ballet.
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and per the recommendations of AAOMS, AMA, ADA, VDA and mandate by Governor Ralph Northam to postpone all elective surgeries and procedures, our offices will be closed effective Monday, March 30 to April 24. We are hoping to re-open on April 27.
We care about each of you and hope that you and your family will remain in good health during this difficult time.