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David Reisberg

David J. Reisberg, DDS

  • Prosthodontics
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Languages Spoken:
  • English

David Reisberg, D.D.S., grew up with family members in the dental profession, so he gravitated in that direction. He enjoyed working with his hands and working with people, so he was hooked. In dental school he was introduced to the specialty of maxillofacial prosthetics (rehabilitating children and adults with birth conditions, tumors or trauma that affect their appearance and ability to eat and speak) and instantly knew this was his calling.

In his position at The University of Illinois Craniofacial Center, he began working with infants and children born with cleft lip and palate and other conditions such as ectodermal dysplasia and hemifacial macrosomia. He found it rewarding to see how much could be achieved in improving the quality of life for those children. Being invited to work with Shriners Children's Chicago was a unique opportunity for Dr. Reisberg to use his skills in providing care for so many more deserving children and their families. Shriners Children's care is a team approach of medical professionals providing comprehensive care in an environment focused children and their unique needs.

Of course, all children at Shriners Children's receive state-of-the-art care, but what is so exciting to Dr. Reisberg is the continuous improvement in our care, thanks to all of the scientific innovations in cleft and craniofacial care that are available to our patients through the support of the Shriners organization. Dr. Reisberg says that he is so grateful to be a part of it.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Prosthodontics - General
  • American Board of Prosthodontics, Prosthodontics, Prosthodontics - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve
Cleveland, OH

Michael Reese Hospital
Chicago, IL

Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Illinois

Rush University Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Affiliate Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2020-Present: Member of the Executive Council, The American Prosthodontic Society
  • 1991-Present: President, Ameriface
  • 2018-2019: President, The American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • 2007-2010: President, The International Society for Craniofacial Rehabilitation
  • 1998-Present: Member, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Editorial Positions
  • 2010-Present: Reviewer, The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Lecture: The American Cleft-Craniofacial Association - Dentofacial Skeletal Reconstruction of a Patient with a Cleft (04/2019)
  • Lecture: The American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics - The Digital Revolution: Is There a Price to be Paid? (10/2018)
  • Lecture: The American Cleft-Craniofacial Association - Volumetric Analysis of Bone Grafting Techniques in Patients with Clefts (04/2018)
  • Lecture: The International Anaplastology Association - Maxillofacial Rehabilitation: The UIC Experience (06/2016)
  • Lecture: Advanced Digital Technology - Digital Technology in a Clinical Site (06/2016)