Dr. Anthony Rea, Certified Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Anthony Rea was born and raised on the west coast of British Columbia. He earned his Bachelors of Science and Dental degree in 1998, at the University of British Columbia. He practiced general dentistry for 3 years prior to entering his hospital based residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle.
After receiving his certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Washington in 2005, Dr. Rea established a full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Victoria, BC. Currently, Dr. Rea is the Division Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Island Health and South Island. In addition to his busy private practice, he maintains a hospital based practice with a 14-year affiliation at the Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals. His experience in corrective jaw surgery, as well as jaw reconstruction following congenital and post-traumatic deformity, has made him a leader in the dental community.
At this time, he is the president of the British Columbia Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a Fellow of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, and a certified specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
With a full scope practice, Dr. Rea’s services can include wisdom teeth extractions, as well as corrective jaw surgery. Procedures that Dr. Rea provides can be found on our procedures page.
- British Columbia Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- British Columbia Dental Association
- Canadian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Canadian Dental Association
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Island Health – Division Head Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Royal Jubilee Hospital
- Victoria General Hospital
- South Island Surgical Services Physician Advisory Council (SISSPAC)
- University of Washington – Seattle
- University of British Columbia – Vancouver