Joseph LaSpisa, D.D.S.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

4.6 out of 5 (197 reviews)
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About Me

"As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon it is rewarding to build the foundation on which the general dentist can restore the patient to normal form and function; then completing the process with facial esthetic procedures."


  • University of Illinois, 1990
  • Cook County Hospital, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Foster G. M'Gaw Hospital at Loyola, GPR, 1985
  • Loyola University, D.D.S., 1984
  • Loyola University, B.S., 1980

Professional Associations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


11711 W. Burleigh St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
(414) 771-2345


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Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed unedited in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.



September 21, 2023
The doctor was very pleasant and listened to my concerns.
September 8, 2023
For such an awful procedure, I am very pleased with the DDS and the Assistant. Their compassion and empathy were obvious and much appreciated.
September 8, 2023
Excellent service. I could tell he was very experienced and knowledgeable
August 18, 2023
Dr ward was exceptional on getting me the care I needed immediately as the root canal would not work.
August 10, 2023
Took time to discuss options and coordinate with Dr Brewer.
August 9, 2023
Very clear about my rotten tooth and what needed to be done
August 8, 2023
Dr. LaSpisa its absolutely amazing!! He guides and Includes me in every step of the way of my treatment. For each and every visit of my treatments takes time to explain every process that takes place within the visit as well as the great progress being made. Amazing Dr.
July 18, 2023
A job well done.
June 28, 2023
Explained other options and gave detailed info on procedure and procedures of options
June 22, 2023
Dr. LaSpisa is the best oral surgeon. I really appreciate how he has done a great job with my dental work.