Dr. Jeevaka Yapa

Dr. Jeevaka Yapa is an American Board certified surgeon that has been practicing the full scope of oral & maxillofacial surgery for over 25 years. 

Dr. Yapa completed his four year undergraduate degree in biology and a four year degree is in dentistry at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  Dr. Yapa then completed a one year internship at Ravenswood Hospital in Chicago, IL followed by a four year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI.

As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Yapa manages a wide variety of problems relating to the face and jaw. He  has extensive expertise in  diagnosing and treating impacted wisdom teeth as well as replacing missing teeth with implants. 

Dr. Yapa practices a full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from TMJ joint replacement surgery, facial trauma surgery and corrective jaw (orthognathic) surgery.  

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Medical Director, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
McLaren Macomb Hospital

Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI (1992-1996)
Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Ravenswood Hospital
Chicago, IL (1991-1992)
General Practice Residency

Marquette University School of Dentistry
Milwaukee, WI (1987-1991)
Degree: D.D.S.

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI (1983-1987)
Degree: B.S. (Biology)


Diplomate American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Certification in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Michigan Board of Dentistry


American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Michigan Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Chalmers Lyons Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Academic Affiliations 

University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Hospital Affiliations

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital – Medical Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
McLaren Macomb Hospital – Medical Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
William Beaumont Hospital – Attending