Ephraim Aklilu DDS Oral Surgeon


Dr. Aklilu is an Oral Surgeon. He has advanced specialty training specifically in all oral surgical procures of the oral cavity and teeth. He treats patients of all ages requiring simple tooth removals to the most challenging anatomically placed teeth requiring surgical procedures. He is also skilled in surgical procedures involving bone replacement surgery and complicated surgical implant cases. Dr. Aklilu is one of the best oral surgeons to provide safe and gentle sedation to provide the best care possible. 


  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Fellowship 
  • University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery
  • University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry, DDS
  • University of California Berkeley, BS


  • California Licensure, Dentistry
  • California General Anesthesia Permit Certification
  • Dental Implant Placement and Alveolar Bone Grafting Certification
  • American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Diplomate


  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association


  • UCLA: Lecturer General Surgery Grand Rounds
  • UCLA: Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
  • UCSF: Local Anesthetic and Basic Clinical Skills
  • UC Berkeley: Dental Anatomy, Morphology, Basic Science, Biology Scholars Program, Chemistry


  • Transplantation of stem cells in the maxillary sinus for placement of dental implants, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure and Fetal Growth-UC Berkeley
  • Pediatric Cancer Research at the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
  • Homocysteine in sickle cell disease and its relationship to stroke-Children's Hospital Oakland