Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon



Dr. Michel El-Hakim is devoted to providing his patients with the most beautiful smile together with his dedicated team.

Dr. El-Hakim obtained his degrees in medicine and dentistry at the University of Montreal. He then completed a four-year residency program and obtained a Master of Science in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at McGill University. Subsequently, he completed postdoctoral studies in maxillofacial oncology and microvascular surgery at the University of Maryland, USA. Between 2008 and 2013, Dr. El-Hakim was Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program at McGill University. He is currently an assistant professor. Dr. El-Hakim is a Fellow and Examiner of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and holds the title of Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. El-Hakim was president of the foundation of the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is vice-president on the executive of the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Quebec.

Get to know Dr. El-Hakim


  • Distinguished service award for Long-Standing contribution to their speciality and their profession - 2023
  • Merite scholarship, Réseau de recherche en santé bucco-dentaire du Québec- 2004
  • Research Scholarship, McGill University- 2003
  • Pierre Fauchard International Academy Prize- 1998


  • Lubek J, El-Hakim M, Salama A, Liu X, Ord A. Gingival carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 72 patients and indications for elective neck dissection. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;49(3):182-5


What is your favorite book? The Prophet by Gibran Khalil Gibran

I could never live without: My family

If I wasn’t a surgeon I’d be an: aircraft pilot

MaxilloVendome Implantology & Surgery Clinic

Our oral surgery practice consists of Dr. Michel El-Hakim, Dr. Katrina Kontaxis, Dr. Dany Morais and Dr. Nicholas Makhoul.

2 Locations to better serve you

Montreal | Chateauguay