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David C. Stanton, DMD, MD, FACS

David C. Stanton, DMD, MD, FACS Physician

Dr. Stanton is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1998

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Body Fat Injection
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Grafting for Jaw Augmentation Surgery
  • Cheek Augmentation (Malar Augmenation)
  • Cheek Contouring Surgery
  • Cheek Liposuction (Malar)
  • Chemical Peel for Acne Scars
  • Chemical Peel for Wrinkles
  • Chin Liposuction
  • Chin Surgery (Genioplasty)
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • Congenital Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)
  • Cosmetic Lip Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Dental Implants
  • Dermabrasion for Acne Scars
  • Dermabrasion for Wrinkles
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Deviated Septum
  • Deviated Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis)
  • Eyelid Deformities
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Facial Fat Injection
  • Facial Lesions
  • Hair Follicles Transplant
  • Independent Medical Exam (IME)
  • Jaw Deformities
  • Jaw Disorders
  • Jaw Fractures (Mandible and Maxilla Fracture)
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Jaw Tumors and Cysts
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing for Wrinkles
  • Laser Surgery for Sleep Apnea
  • Lip Reduction Surgery (Cheiloplasty)
  • Lower Jaw Augmentation (Mandibular Augmentation)
  • Maxillofacial Reconstruction
  • Micrografting Hair Transplant
  • Mole Removal
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nose Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Parotid Surgery (Parotidectomy)
  • Pediatric Oral Surgery
  • Pigmented Lesion Removal
  • Precancerous Lesions
  • Removal of Skin Growths
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal (Acrochordon Removal)
  • Submucous Resection (SMR) Surgery
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ)
  • Tissue Grafts
  • Tooth Extractions
  • Wisdom Teeth

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Dental School: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Fellowship: Midwestern University
Fellowship: Northwestern University Dental School

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Stanton is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Stanton David C, Liu Frederick, Yu Jason W, Mistretta Michael C: Use of bioresorbable plating systems in paediatric mandible fractures. Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery : 2014.

Grodofsky Samuel, Levitt Cory, Schlichter Rolf Alexander, Stanton David C, Liu Renyu, Chen Linda: Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in a patient treated for malignant hyperthermia. Journal of clinical anesthesia 25 (4): 350-2,2013.

Sanborn Matthew R, Nasrallah Ilya, Stanton David C, Stiefel Michael F, Hurst Robert W, Pukenas Bryan A: Acquired arteriovenous fistula associated with traumatic oroantral fistula: endovascular treatment. Head & neck 35 (5): E138-41,2013.

Butler Ailsa R, Smith Jennifer A, Polis Chelsea B, Gregson Simon, Stanton David, Hallett Timothy B: Modelling the global competing risks of a potential interaction between injectable hormonal contraception and HIV risk. AIDS (London, England) 27 (1): 105-13,2013.

Garza Luis A, Liu Yaping, Yang Zaixin, Alagesan Brinda, Lawson John A, Norberg Scott M, Loy Dorothy E, Zhao Tailun, Blatt Hanz B, Stanton David C, Carrasco Lee, Ahluwalia Gurpreet, Fischer Susan M, FitzGerald Garret A, Cotsarelis George: Prostaglandin D2 inhibits hair growth and is elevated in bald scalp of men with androgenetic alopecia. Science translational medicine 4 (126): 126ra34,2012.

Garza Luis A, Yang Chao-Chun, Zhao Tailun, Blatt Hanz B, Lee Michelle, He Helen, Stanton David C, Carrasco Lee, Spiegel Jeffrey H, Tobias John W, Cotsarelis George: Bald scalp in men with androgenetic alopecia retains hair follicle stem cells but lacks CD200-rich and CD34-positive hair follicle progenitor cells. The Journal of clinical investigation 121 (2): 613-22,2011.

Stanton David C, Balasanian Edward: Outcome of surgical management of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: review of 33 surgical cases. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 67 (5): 943-50,2009.

Stanton David C, Chou Joli C, Sollecito Thomas P, Stoopler Eric T, Pringle Gordon, Carrasco Lee R, deLeeuw Karel: Recurrent lower lip swelling in a 62-year-old African American female. Cheilitis glandularis. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 66 (12): 2585-91,2008.

Stanton David C, Seeger Douglas, Robinson Brian T: Barium periostitis: an intraoral complication following barium swallow. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics 103 (5): e33-7,2007.

Kuna Samuel T, Giarraputo Philip C, Stanton David C, Levin Lawrence M, Frantz Don: Evaluation of an oral mandibular advancement titration appliance. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics 101 (5): 593-603,2006.

Academic Contact Info


Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3586
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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