Daniel James Gesek, Jr. DMD
Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Gesek
Dr. Daniel Gesek a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon practicing in Jacksonville Florida. He is married for over 26 years and has three sons. He grew up in Olean New York, attending Olean High School. His undergraduate degree in Chemistry was obtained from Alfred University in 1987. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School and Dental Medicine in 1991, Dr. Gesek went on to study Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC, completing the residency in 1995.
The Gesek family are members of St. Pauls Catholic Church at Jacksonville Beach. Dr Gesek also is active in the downtown Rotary Club of Jacksonville. He has actively coached baseball over the years in Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Florida. He enjoys reading, golfing, raising his children, and giving back to the community.
Dr Gesek has served as a delegate and alternate to both the Florida and American Dental Association House of Delegates, as well as the Florida and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has served on the FDA Council on Communications, Financial Affairs, chairing the Council on Communications in 2005-2007.
Dr Gesek has been a member of the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure, serving as both vice chair and chair, and Licensure Task Force. He also has chaired the Anesthesia and Licensure Committees of CDEL. He has served on the AAOMS Committee on Anesthesia for 8 years, serving as Chair of CAN in 2011-2012, and the Simulation Committee from 2012-2015.
He served on the Florida Board of Dentistry from 2007-2015, and as Board Chair from 2012-2013. Dr Gesek also chaired the Anesthesia Committee and Probable Cause Panel, as well as the Budget Task Force. He has been an anesthesia consultant prior to and after his tenure on the Florida Board of Dentistry. He has also served locally as a board member and president of the Jacksonville Dental Society.
Dr Gesek is currently a member of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery exam committee, and acts as the Temporomandibular Joint and Facial Pain expert. Dr. Gesek holds memberships in many organizations including diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Board of Anesthesia, and fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also active in the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American College of Dentists, International College