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Edward T. Lahey, III, MD, DMD

  • Phone: 617-726-2740
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Trauma Center
Clinical Interests
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery)
Wisdom tooth management
Dental implants
Salivary gland pathology
Facial trauma
Jaw pathology
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
DMD, Tufts Dental School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

BiographyDr. Edward Lahey hails from Connecticut, where he received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University. He received his DMD summa cum laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and then completed the year-long Clinical Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Lahey obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School while completing his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Lahey is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an attending in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Mass General and Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at HSDM.  His research-oriented practice focuses on the surgical treatment of adult and pediatric jaw abnormalities, wisdom teeth, dental implants, maxillofacial trauma, and pathology.

PublicationsSusarla SM, Sharaf BA, Faquin W, Hasserjian RP, McDermott N, Lahey E. Extranodal natural killer T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, with minimal osseous involvement: report of a case and literature review.J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Mar;68(3):674-81.

Leon F, Contractor N, Fuss I, Marth T, Lahey E, Iwaki S, la Sala A, Hoffmann V, Strober W, Kelsall BL. Antibodies to complement receptor 3 treat established inflammation in murine models of colitis and a novel model of psoriasiform dermatitis. J Immunol. 2006 Nov 15;177(10):6974-82.

Braun MC, Wang JM, Lahey E, Rabin RL, Kelsall BL. Activation of the formyl peptide receptor by the HIV-derived peptide T-20 suppresses interleukin-12 p70 production by human monocytes. 2001 Jun 1;97(11):3531-6.

Braun MC, Lahey E, Kelsall BL. Selective suppression of IL-12 production by chemoattractants. J Immunol. 2000 Mar 15;164(6):3009-17.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-2740
Phone 2: 617-726-8222
Fax: 617-726-6195