Dr. Richard Dohrmann   Dr. Darrel Baker  Dr. Timothy Holton  Dr. Patrick Vezeau Dr. Clinton Norby
Oral Surgery Associates PC, Siouxland's Maxillofacial Specialists
Three Offices Serving the Tri-State Area of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota
Meet Dr. Vezeau
A native of St. Louis, Dr. Vezeau attended both Catholic and public schools in the St. Louis area. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, earning a Bachelor's degree in Geology with academic honors in 1980 and being in the Marching Mizzou Drum Line. He continued his studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, receiving his DDS degree and induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies in 1984. Dr. Vezeau then served his country in the US Navy, where he completed a Hospital General Practice Dentistry residency at the US Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia, where he was exposed in depth to all facets of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He next served as the Dental Department head aboard the helicopter carrier USS GUADALCANAL, including a number of overseas deployments. While in oral and maxillofacial surgery residency, he continued in the US Naval Reserve.

Undertaking residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Dr. Vezeau earned his Master of Science degree and was awarded the Donald B. Osbon resident research award in 1991. He then practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery in the Quad Cities, Iowa area for 11 years, during which time he served as an adjunct professor in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department of the University of Iowa College Of Dentistry. Dr. Vezeau then joined Oral Surgery Associates, PC in 2003.

Dr. Vezeau is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, for which he served as a Board Examiner. He also was involved in developing oral and written examinations for the ABOMS. He is also certified by the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology; and is past president of the Iowa Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Scott County Dental Society, the Davenport District Dental Society, and the Sioux City Dental Society. He has conducted basic research in his specialty and has a number of publications in professional journals and texts; and has been in leadership positions in local, regional, and national organization in his specialty. He is a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Vezeau is also a member of the American and South Dakota Dental Associations and the Sioux City Dental Society. He actively practices the full scope of his specialty, with special interest in dental implants, reconstructive jaw surgery, trauma, and obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Vezeau met his wife Debbie while both were residents at the University of Iowa, where they were married in 1990. The Vezeau family makes their home in Sioux City where their children have attended Sioux City public schools. Dr. Vezeau has been blessed with three children: Anne (an internal medicine resident at the US Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA); Grace (a student at Cornell University); and Neil (at Iowa State University.) In his spare time, he is involved in percussion performance, flying as a private pilot, exercise, politics, and planning that next trip to see the kids.