Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center, Facial Trauma
  • Phone: 818-388-2737
  • Fax: (818) 649-1207
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Oral Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Keywords/Search Terms:

Oral Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wisdom teeth, extractions, tooth extract, teeth, dental implants, dental implant, office anesthesia, sinus lift, bone graft, IV sedation, oral tumors, TMJ, TMD, infections of the oral surgery region, orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, jaw fracture


DDS, UCLA; MD, Wayne State School of Medicine; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; FACS, Assistant Professor at USC(university of Southern California)

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Dr. Kotikian is a dual degree(he completed both dental school and medical school) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with extensive experience as an expert witness in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry. He has been retained on over 170 cases as an expert, has given depos on over 70 cases & testified at court over the past stwelve years. He attended dental school at UCLA, then he did a one year Hospital Dentistry Residency at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital where he dealt with medically complex patients. Following his one year residency at the Long Beach VA he moved to Michigan where he completed his medical degree at Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, MI, did two years of general surgery and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Kotikian is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who specializes in oral and maxillofacial trauma, facial trauma(all facial fractures and lacerations), infections, oral pathology resection and reconstruction, treatmemt of obstructive sleep apnea patients(surgical and non-surgical), and craniofacial anomalies (orthognathic surgery/corrective jaw surgery). In the clinic setting, he routinely performs IV sedations for complex cases including impacted wisdom teeth removal, tooth extraction, teeth extractions, TMJ disorders, dental implant surgery, bone grafting & tumor excisions. Dr. Kotikian is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Southern California Orofacial Academy. He routinely lectures on subjects related to his field at both the local and national level. Dr. Kotikian has been featured in the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Glendale Newspress and many other local newspapers for his work in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Kotikian has also been featured on CNN Headline News local edition & the Diane Sawyer nightly news on ABC.