Peter A. Rosa, DDS, MD, Oral Surgeon in Bayside NYPeter A. Rosa DDS, MD, FACS

Oral Surgeon– Bayside NY

Dr. Rosa graduated from the prestigious NYU Medical Center/ Bellevue Hospital Center 6 year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program as the executive chief resident. He graduated from NYU College of Dentistry and NYU School of Medicine receiving both a dental degree (DDS) and a medical degree (MD). Dr. Rosa is a member of the prestigious OMICRON KAPPA UPSILON (Omega chapter) dental honor society whose members are taken from the top 10% of their dental school graduating class. Dr. Rosa also graduated at the top of his medical school class at NYU. He was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Award at graduation in 2003. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, member of the ADA. Dr. Rosa is also one of the very few Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the tristate area honored with the designation of Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) He is  licensed in New York to provide general anesthesia and IV sedation. Dr. Rosa is also a member of  The Little Baby Face Foundation, which provides free reconstructive facial surgery to children with acquired or congenital facial anomalies. Dr. Rosa’s interests and expertise include jaw (orthognathic) surgery, dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, bone and soft tissue grafting, sleep apnea surgery (and dental devices for treatment of sleep apnea) and facial trauma.  Dr. Rosa is also the Co-Chairman of the North Queens Dental Study Club as well. As a physician and a dentist, Dr. Rosa is able to incorporate his extensive medical knowledge to optimize treatment of his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patients. Dr. Rosa and his wife Dr. Alexa Lessow (who is an Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon in Manhattan) live in Douglaston with their daughter Gianna. They enjoy snowboarding, dancing, martial arts, and listening to live jazz.  Dr. Rosa and Dr. Lessow also enjoy collaborating on reconstructive and sleep apnea cases.

Board Certification and Fellowships

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital