Meet Dr. Semidey

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Dr. Michael J Semidey is a native of Palm Bay, Florida. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Semidey then received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Case Western Reserve – School of Dental Medicine in 2011. He was awarded the U.S. Army Health Profession’s Scholarship and commissioned onto active duty as a Captain.

He spent 9 years serving in the U.S. Army Dental Corps and received distinguished awards that included the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal for his service. During his time on active duty, he completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Ft. Campbell, KY and four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC.

After completing residency in 2016, Dr. Semidey’s tour of duty continued at Winn Army Medical Center, Ft. Stewart, GA as Staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He was appointed as Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and promoted to the rank of Major, shortly thereafter.

Near the completion of his military service, Dr. Semidey had the privilege of serving as teaching faculty, for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA. Training and mentoring future Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, allowed Dr. Semidey to develop
and refine his practice in the fields of orthognathics (Jaw Surgery), cosmetics, laser resurfacing, trauma, pathology resection and maxillofacial reconstruction.

Dr. Semidey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and also a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is passionate about combining an up to date evidence based practice with creating a comfortable and memorable patient experience.

Dr. Semidey enjoys spending his free time on activities involving the combination of sand, sun, and saltwater with occasional functional fitness competitions. He is excited about coming back to his home state of Florida and becoming a part of the Tampa community!