About The Doctor

Dr. John Schmitz is known internationally as an Oral Surgeon, Teacher, and Researcher. He is a fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Schmitz is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has a PhD in bone mineralization. He has been an AO/ASIF (an international orthopaedic and maxillofacial trauma organization) teaching faculty since 1994.

As an Oral Surgeon, he continues to lecture on bone substitutes, wound regenerative products, and advanced dental implant techniques. He has also authored over 100 book chapters, articles, abstracts, as well as several US Patents. For several years he was a Research Investigator in the Bone Research Program for Maxillofacial Trauma at the U.S. Army Institute of Dental Research, Washington, DC. He was later the attending Oral Surgeon at University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas for 8 years performing cranio-maxillofacial surgery and reconstruction, as well as teaching residents at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Schmitz is presently accepting new patients at his brand new state-of-the-art office. Dr. John Schmitz’s commitment to new research and technology is evident with his new 3D Digital CT scanner and digital office. The office is now one of the few practices in the area offering Guided Implant Surgery for Teeth-in-a Day a technique which using no incisions for dental implantation.

Shavano Park Facial Surgery is locally owned an operated in San Antonio, Texas by Dr. John P. Schmitz.

Call now to schedule (210) 444-9312 or e-mail: info.drschmitz@hushmail.com.


St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX, Bachelors, Biology.

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, DDS.

Martin Army Hospital, Ft. Benning, GA, Internship.

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC, Research Fellowship.

University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Masters, Anatomy.

University Hospital, San Antonio, TX Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX PhD, Biochemistry


Dr. Schmitz has admitting privileges and performs trauma on-call services at the following local hospitals. His primary admitting hospitals are North Central Baptist Hospital (in the Stone Oak area of San Antonio, TX) and Methodist Stone Oak Hospital.

Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital

Baptist Health System

In addition, Dr. Schmitz has fully equipped Operating Rooms in his office.


Adjunct Professor, Division of Research, Department of Orthopaedics, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX.

President, San Antonio District Dental Society.


Dr. Schmitz practices the following Oral and Maxillofacial Procedures in San Antonio, Texas: Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Dental Implants, Wisdom Teeth, All-On-4 Technique and Corrective Jaw Surgery.