MD – University of California San Francisco
DDS – State University of New York at Stony Brook
PhD – Syracuse University
If you or your loved one have medical or surgical needs which are congenital or acquired differences of the face, jaw, or mouth, you have discovered the right place. Our experienced care team at Phoenix Face diagnose and treat all conditions leading to facial differences. We start by listening and gathering all important pieces of information to get a full understanding of your health. Then we create a care plan that’s unique and right for you. At Phoenix Face we provide care for patients of all ages, from infants who require cleft surgery to adolescents and adults needing corrective jaw surgery and to our geriatric patients who have experienced facial trauma. Our mission is to help you live life to your fullest potential.
Dr. Troy Lam is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeon specializing in Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery), Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Pediatric Facial Surgery and Facial Trauma for patients of all ages.
Dr. Lam completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado and obtained his dental degree (DDS) from Stony Brook University. Afterwards, Dr. Lam continued his education at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) where he earned a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. While in residency, he rotated at UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and the San Francisco VA Medical Center and received training in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Following residency, Dr. Lam completed a Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery fellowship with Pat Ricalde, MD, DDS, FACS, who is renowned for her work in helping children born with facial differences. It was during his advanced training in pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery that he discovered his passion for treating patients of all ages, beginning with newborns on their first day of life. To pursue his passion, he has created a maxillofacial surgery center that focuses on patients of all ages. The primary goal is to help them overcome challenges that may arise due to facial differences and to assist them in reaching their next milestone. Dr. Lam is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Lam has also earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemistry from Syracuse University.
Meet our Care Coordinator, Meghan Strozzi. She was raised in a small historical mining town called Butte, Montana. Meghan will tell you it’s a magical town with a wealth of heritage and it snows a lot! After high school, Meghan attended college on a softball scholarship at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. After graduating she decided to move back home, and started her career working for a periodontal and dental implant specialist. Meghan stayed there for seven years.
Meghan is married and blessed with four beautiful boys. She has lived in Kentucky, Alabama, Montana and Arizona. In her free time Meghan’s favorite things are spending time with her family, sports, enjoying the outdoors and some good buffalo wings. Meghan is passionate about helping people and providing amazing care.