Dr. Dorothy Rose Lorenzo is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Staten Island, NY. She completed her undergraduate studies with honors at Iona College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Lorenzo then obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2006. Upon graduation, she continued her dental education and completed a general practice residency at the Manhattan VA Hospital.
Dr. Lorenzo discovered a passion for surgery and was accepted into the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training program at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Jamaica, Queens. She received rigorous and extensive training in maxillofacial trauma and reconstructive surgery and provided excellent care throughout the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx at Mary Immaculate Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, Jacobi Medical Center, North Central Bronx Hospital and Jamaica Hospital until her completion of residency as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Chief Resident at Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center in 2011.
Dr. Lorenzo has remained on staff at Brookdale Hospital since her residency completion and has been instrumental in training future oral & maxillofacial surgeons at this institution. She also carries membership to local and national professional affiliations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, NY State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Lorenzo is highly trained in maxillofacial trauma, corrective jaw surgery, dentoalveolar surgery including third molar removal, dental implant surgery & reconstruction, and in-office general & sedation anesthesia.
As both a New York City trained surgeon and a native New Yorker herself, Dr. Lorenzo is uniquely equipped to serve the many individuals and diversities of NYC with professionalism, compassion and excellence.