Dr. Sherif Mekhail graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 2002. Upon completing his specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006, he was appointed Assistant Professor in the department. His duties included teaching and supervising dental students along with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents.
Dr. Mekhail participated in humanitarian missions in Mexico for surgical correction of cleft lip and palate. He joined Northwest Oral Surgeons in 2008.
Dr. Mekhail has a Masters degree in Oral Biology from the Medical University of Ohio. He is certified in Basic Life Support and advanced Cardiac Life Support. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Society and the Northwest Indiana Dental Society.
Dr. Mekhail is on staff at St. Margaret’s hospitals in Hammond and Dyer Indiana, along with Munster Community Hospital in Munster Indiana, where he provides care for patients with facial trauma or major surgeries. Dr. Mekhail is compassionate, with a gentle touch and patience when taking care of patients. His clinical interests are dentoalveolar surgery, pathology, dental implants and reconstructive surgery with bone grafts.
For recreation Dr. Mekhail enjoys swimming and playing squash. He resides in Chicago with his wife Marian and child.