Doctor Matthew Hanchett specializes in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, and received his Bachelors of Science (Zoology) from Auburn University in 2002. In 2009, he received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) from The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. A General Practice Residency in Hospital Dentistry was completed at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2010, followed by an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at West Virginia University Hospitals in 2011.
Dr. Matthew Hanchett completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency through Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix in 2015. Subsequently, Dr. Hanchett was selected for a highly prestigious Pediatric Cleft and Craniomaxillofacial Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children’s Hospital. This fellowship is one of only two accredited fellowships of its kind in North America. Special emphasis was placed on the management of cleft and craniomaxillofacial patients through primary and secondary repair of their facial defects. These surgeries included, but were not limited to, neonatal distraction osteogenesis, cleft lip and palate repair, speech surgery, nasoalveolar cleft grafting, craniomaxillofacial orthognathics, cleft rhinoplasty, complex reconstruction and revision surgery, and pediatric pathology.
Dr. Hanchett is a Diplomate (Board Certified) of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS), American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA), and American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS). He has been asked to lecture locally and throughout the country on a myriad of topics. Dr. Hanchett has trained in multiple locations across the country providing a unique and diverse perspective to patient care. He delivers the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery to include, but not limited to, intravenous and general anesthesia, complex exodontia, implant planning and placement, bone grafting, orthographic surgery, facial trauma, reconstruction, and pathology. Dr. Hanchett provides his patients with the highest quality of care and uses the most advanced technologies the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has to offer.
When not in the office, he and his family can be found exploring the Arizona outdoors. Doctor Matthew Hanchett is grateful for the opportunity to join Southwest Oral Surgery.