Dr. Gary R. Schween was born and raised in Chesterland, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in 1992. He was awarded his D.D.S. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in 1996. He was then accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, a nationally renowned Level 1 Trauma Center. During his residency, Dr. Schween received extensive training in all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, including trauma, orthognathic surgery, oral pathology, anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, and reconstructive surgery. He remained at Metro for two years as a full-time attending surgeon, lecturing to residents and faculty, and supervising extensive surgical cases.
After joining this oral surgery private practice, Dr. Schween continues to donate his time as a part-time faculty member of MetroHealth Medical Center, instructing the oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. He holds active staff privileges at MetroHealth Medical Center and Medina Hospital.
Dr. Schween regularly lectures and sponsors seminars locally, while attending seminars around the country to update and improve his knowledge and oral surgery skills. He engaged in additional study and examination to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the highest distinction in his field. He is a member of a number of local and national organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Ohio Dental Association, Ohio Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy, American Dental Association, Medina County Medical Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, and past president and officer of the Medina County Dental Association.
Dr. Schween enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Maren, and their three children. His hobbies include Top Sportsman drag racing, boating, fishing, and home remodeling. He enjoys cheering on and sponsoring a number of our local sports teams.