DR. EUGENE C. KANG is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Medical Director of Facial Trauma at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, Colorado. He received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of Tennessee, his dental degree (D.M.D.) from Oregon Health & Science University, and completed his residencies at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY and Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, CO. Following residency, Dr. Kang pursued fellowship training in Maxillofacial Oncologic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Tennessee specializing in benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck. Dr. Kang is one of a select few fellowship trained Maxillofacial Oncologic Surgeon practicing in the United States.
“We are excited to be part of and serve the community of Erie and the surrounding cities of Colorado. I am privileged to treat my patients and strive to give the most exceptional and compassionate care in a trusting and friendly environment.”
Dr. Kang received extensive training in full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery and is an expert in office based procedures such as dental implants and removal of wisdom teeth. Dr. Kang’s expanded scope of expertise includes complex ablative and reconstructive surgery treating malignancies and trauma of the head and neck. Dr. Kang served internationally with Healing the Children traveling to treat craniofacial deformities in underprivileged children in Bogota, Columbia and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Dr. Kang also had the privilege of working at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK treating native Alaskans with unusual surgical pathology, dental implants, and facial trauma. A wide range of experiences have given Dr. Kang a unique perspective in treating a diverse group of patients with compassion and care.
In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Kang has contributed to multiple publications in peer reviewed scientific journals. Dr. Kang has lectured nationally about various topics such as cancer and tumor surgery of the head and neck as well as craniofacial trauma. Dr. Kang is devoted to education, teaching, and in the advancement in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Eugene Kang maintains active hospital privileges at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette, CO, St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, CO, and Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. Aspen Oral and Facial Surgery was founded by Dr. Kang in 2016 in Erie, CO.
Dr. Kang spends his free time with his family skiing, fly fishing, and hiking throughout Colorado.