Kenneth M. Kufta, DMD, MD
Board Certified Oral Surgeon in Annapolis
Dr. Kufta was born and raised in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area of Pennsylvania, and went on to study chemistry at Penn State University. He then graduated Cum Laude from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he also obtained his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating at the top of his medical school class. He obtained a two-year certificate in general surgery training, while also completing rotations with anesthesia, trauma surgery, plastic surgery, otorhinolaryngology as well as multiple surgical rotations at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. During residency, Dr. Kufta was active in research and authored multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals, while also serving as a member of the executive committee of the Resident Organization of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ROAAOMS), where he represented residents on a national level. He joined Oral Surgery Specialists in the summer of 2022.
Dr. Kufta has particular interests in dental implant surgery, orthognathic surgery, wisdom tooth removal, oral pathology, trauma, and advanced bone grafting and maxillofacial reconstruction. Additional interests include the incorporation of virtual surgical planning to provide predictable, successful outcomes for patients seeking jaw and facial reconstruction. With previous leadership experiences in community outreach, he is also excited to become active in the community to help provide oral surgical care for the underserved in Annapolis.
In his spare time, Dr. Kufta enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Shannon, daughter, Kennedy, and their golden retriever, Shea. His hobbies include golfing, playing guitar, and spending time outdoors. He is very grateful to join Drs. Walzer, Sullivan, Hlousek, Jones and Chambers in practice, and he feels privileged to focus on providing safe, timely, effective care to his patients.