Derek Matthew Steinbacher, DMD, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Plastic) and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Director of Dental Services, Oral Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Surgery

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Cosmetic Surgery Center; Craniofacial Center

Updates and Innovations in Craniofacial Surgery

Yale Medical Group

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Series - Surgical Advances in Children’s Care

Biography

Dr. Steinbacher is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who specializes in cleft, craniofacial, and maxillofacial surgery. His clinical interests also include cosmetic surgery of the face and body, rhinoplasty, facial reanimation for palsy, and facial reconstruction. His research encompasses tissue engineering and regeneration, fat grafting, distraction osteogenesis, stress shielding, and 3-dimensional analysis and planning.

Dr. Steinbacher obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania, both with honors. He received fellowship training in craniofacial surgery from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, completed the plastic and reconstructive surgery program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and trained in oral/maxillofacial and general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Learn more about one of Yale Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery's Craniofacial and Maxillofacial surgeons.

Education & Training

MD Harvard Medical School (2004)
DMD University of Pennsylvania (2001)
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency John Hopkins Hospital
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (2010)
Board Certification AB of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery (2011)

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Contact Info

Derek Matthew Steinbacher, DMD, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Plastic SurgeryYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Mailing Address
Yale Plastic SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06510-8062

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