Marco Savittieri, DDS, DADBA
President and CEO
Dr. Marco Savittieri is a board-certified dentist anesthesiologist specialist providing general anesthesia, intravenous sedation and pain management services for patients of all ages requiring restorative dentistry or maxillofacial surgery in a private office setting. His goal is to provide safe, compassionate, hospital-quality care, tailored to the patient’s specific needs and medical history, while fostering a peaceful and calm environment.
After graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology, Dr. Savittieri worked in San Diego’s cutting-edge pharmaceutical industry. He desired to be more directly involved with the patients he was helping, ultimately pursuing a career as a health care provider. While obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at USC, Dr. Savittieri was recognized for his passion in anesthesiology and received the J. Walter Reeves Memorial Award and the DR. STAT/IV TEAM Laryngoscope Award while graduating atop his class with recognition by Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Society.
Dr. Savittieri completed his post-doctoral residency in Dental Anesthesiology at UCLA. He provided more than a thousand anesthetics for general surgeries in America’s top-rated hospitals such as Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital. Throughout his specialty training, he gained unrivaled experience as a mobile-anesthesia provider, delivering several hundred anesthetics in an ambulatory, dental office settings. As chief resident, his proficiency expanded to include out-patient orthognathic surgeries and “all-on-four” implant procedures requiring multifaceted anesthesia techniques and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Savittieri practiced as a mobile anesthesia provider for multiple enterprises – Comfort Dental Anesthesia, The Los Angeles Center of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Desert State Dental Anesthesia. Most of his practice is dedicated to pediatric and special needs patients. He is also devoted to servicing dental-phobic adult and geriatric patients, with complex medical conditions, requiring extensive dental rehabilitation.
Dr. Savittieri currently lives and practices in San Diego. He is a diplomate for the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. He holds current Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification. Dr. Savittieri loves his job, which perfectly combines his passion for science and enthusiasm for quality patient care. Dr. Savittieri is a dedicated family man. In his free time, Dr. Savittieri enjoys all that sunny California has to offer surfing, hiking, and sandy beach days with his wife and kids.