Vincent F. Coviello, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Board Certified, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Coviello was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Silver Spring Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology & Genetics from the University of Maryland. He was then granted fellowship from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to conduct research at the National Center for Human Genome Research, NIH. His Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree is from the University of Maryland. This was followed by a General Practice Residency at the VA in Baltimore. He then went to the University of Miami Medical School for residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
While there he was a Chief Resident and was granted the Professor’s Cup as the most outstanding resident of his class. He had the privilege of studying under the world-renowned Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr Robert Marx, who has remarkably pioneered many of the cutting edge techniques used by oral surgeons today. They were referred difficult cases from all over the world, one of which was shown on the Discovery Channel (“A New Face for Marley”). At first eligibility he became board certified in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and continued his education in Memphis Tennessee, performing mostly corrective jaw, implant and TMJ surgery. He was an active member of the University of Tennessee Division of Plastic Surgery Cleft Lip and Palate Team.
In 2007 he was the primary author of a book chapter regarding contemporary treatment of severe infections of the jaws. After being recruited by Valley Health, he founded Winchester Oral Surgery Center in an attempt to make available essential services to this community. In 2010, with the help of Winchester Medical Center, he established a charitable foundation to provide treatment of children afflicted with various dentofacial deformities. In 2011 he established a residency rotation at Winchester Medical Center, where chief residents from Howard University are trained in the latest oral surgical techniques. As the current Director of Facial Trauma for Winchester Medical Center, he provides and coordinates emergency room care for the most severe facial injuries. His private practice is limited to oral & maxillofacial surgery, with an emphasis on dental implants and advanced bone grafting techniques.
John H. Bloom, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Originally born in Wisconsin, Dr. Bloom traveled extensively to complete his educational training. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Wisconsin under academic scholarship. His dental training was conducted at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he was awarded Dean’s List Honors and was the first student to complete his clinical requirements from his graduating class. He attended the University of Miami Medical School for residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He served as a Chief Resident and was awarded with the honorable Professor’s Cup upon graduation. Dr. Bloom’s training placed a heavy emphasis on trauma surgery, oral pathology, and maxillofacial reconstruction. With the guidance of Dr. Yoh Sawatari, the University of Miami Oral Surgery Residency Director, and additional externship training at the Naval Base in Portsmouth Virginia, Dr. Bloom gained extensive and surgical exposure in orthognathic surgery.
Following graduation, Dr. Bloom moved to Oklahoma to work in a private practice which emphasized dentoalveolar surgery, placement of dental implants, and included reconstruction of bony defects of the jaw using innovative bone grafting techniques. He served as the president of his local dental society and volunteered his surgical services at a local church.
Dr. Bloom currently resides in Winchester, Virginia and loves to take road trips with his dog, Artemis. He enjoys spending free time playing tennis, running, hiking and mountain biking. He also spends his leisure time performing concrete construction and enjoys embarking on numerous home renovation projects.
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Gallardo is fluent in both Spanish and English. Dr. Gallardo completed his undergraduate studies in Interdisciplinary Sciences and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors. After dental school, he completed a general practice residency at the prestigious New York Presbyterian- Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where he was awarded Resident of the Year Award. Later completing a one year oral and maxillofacial internship at the Brooklyn Hospital Center.
Her pursued an additional four years of specialization in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Howard University Hospital, including surgical experiences at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Children’s National Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center and Winchester Medical Center in Virginia, becoming very proficient in dental extractions, implants, advanced bone grafting techniques, management of TMJ disorders, and corrective jaw surgery. As Chief Resident, his training included facial plastic surgery rotation at Georgetown University Hospital with world renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Posnick.
Dr. Gallardo currently holds certifications on Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
For Dr. Gallardo, breaking language barriers while providing a comfortable environment is of most importance.