Payam Samouhi, D.D.S., M.D., apc.

Doctor Payam Somouhi

  • Private practice specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implants

Personal Information

Dr Samouhi is married and has two children. Dr. Samouhi’s interests include science, literature, music, sports, and community activities.


Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY – 1998-2001
Doctor of Medicine (MD)

New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY – 1994-1998
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS),
Dean’s list

State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY – 1991-1994
Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry, Dean’s list

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Chief Resident-2003-2004
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior Resident-2002-2003
  •  General Surgery Intern-2001-2002
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Intern-2000-2001

Board Certifications and Licenses

  • California Medical License
  • California Dental License
  • California Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Permit
  • California General Anesthesia License
  •  2007 Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Private Practice Information

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Payam Samouhi, DDS, MD, a professional corporation, 2004-present

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons-Fellow
  • Southern California Oralfacial Academy-Active member
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons-Active Member
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists-Fellow
  • Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity-Alumnus Member
  • ADA, CDA, SFVDS – Active member

Previous Lectures and Publications

Dr Samouhi routinely presents the latest implant and bone grafting surgery techniques to our referral base in Los Angeles

P. Samouhi: Using temporary anchorage devices to treat a pediatric mandible fracture. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;69(4):1181-3

P. Samouhi: Update on management of the medically compromised patient. Presented to:

  • Iranian American Dental Association (2007)
  • Alpha Omega SFV Chapter Meetings (2009)

P. Samouhi, D. Buchbinder: Rehabilitation of Oral Cancer Patients with Dental Implants. Current Opinion Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 2000, 8:305-313

J. McCabe, H. StHilaire, P. Samouhi et al: Mandibular Subluxatoin and Stabilization for Access in Distal Carotid Endarterectomy
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61: 406-408, 2003.

P. Samouhi, A. Montazem, D. Valauri et al: A Laboratory Testing of Various Miniplate Fixation Configurations of Simple Mandibular Angle Fractures: a comparative study – Presented to:
• 84th AAOMS annual meeting scientific exhibition

P. Samouhi, D. Valauri: Placement of Transgingival Implants in a Medically Compromised Patient – Presented to:
• 2003 North-Eastern Implant Symposium at NYU College of Dentistry

Honors and Awards

  • Abstract presenter at the 84th Annual American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) meeting-2002
  • Recipient of the AAOMS dental student Award for excellence in undergraduate performiance-1998
  • Recipient of the American Academy of Oral Medicine dental student Award for excellence in undergraduate performance-1998
  • Recipient of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Certificate of Academic Achievement Award-1998
  • Induction into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honors Dental Fraternity-1998
  • President, Iota student chapter of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity-1997
  • Recipient of Dean’s Merit full tuition Scholarship at NYU College of Dentistry-1994

Language Abilities

  • English
  • French
  • Farsi
  • some Spanish