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Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Trauma care




Melanie Lang, D.D.S., M.D., is a board certified surgeon at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

Dr. Lang has practiced the full scope of surgery, treating patients of all ages. She especially enjoys helping patients attain or in the case of trauma, reattain, maximal oral and facial function and aesthetics.

Dr. Lang earned her M.D. from the University of Florida in Gainesville and her D.D.S. from the University of Nebraska. She is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Her clinical interests include maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, sleep apnea, maxillofacial cosmetic surgery, dentoalveolar/impaction surgery, dental implants, anesthesia and management of medically compromised patients. 

Personal Interests

Dr. Lang enjoys family and friends, traveling, reading, biking, running, animals, antiques, coin collecting and stamp collecting. She has been privileged to travel in a professional capacity to provide surgical care outside of the US, volunteering on several occasions to provide surgical care in South America with a nonprofit organization, Hearts in Motion, as well as traveling to Bosnia with another nonprofit group, Care for Children.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 4th Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Oral surgery

Washington State University College of Medicine - Spokane

Teaching Appointment, 2014

University of Alabama-Birmingham Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Fellowship, 2000, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

University of Florida College of Dentistry Shands Hospital

Residency, 1999, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

University of Florida

Internship, 1998, General Surgery

University of Florida

Medical education, 1996

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

Internship, 1993, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

UW - School of Dentistry

Residency, 1992, Hospital Dentistry

University of Nebraska

Medical education, 1991


Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology, 2004, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2002, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery