Stephen J. Paolella, DMD, MD

Dr. Paolella Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Stephen J. Paolella practices oral surgery in Hadley, Longmeadow and Westfield, Massachusetts.  Dr. Paolella was born and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island, graduating from Cranston High School in 1988. For undergraduate studies, Dr. Paolella attended Boston University earning a Bachelor of Science in Physiology in 1992. He then spent the next ten years at the University of Connecticut where he earned a dental (1996) and a medical (1999) degree. After graduating from medical school, he completed a two-year general surgery program at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Paolella’s professional training was completed in 2002 when he finished his Oral and Maxillofacial surgical residency. He has been a member of Berkshire Facial Surgery, Inc. since his graduation.

Dr. Paolella practices all scopes of oral and maxillofacial surgery, but has special interests in Dental Implants, and Oral Pathology. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is currently a member of numerous local and national organizations. He is also an active staff member at Noble hospital located in Westfield, MA. Dr. Paolella enjoys all types of sports especially baseball and football.  He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife Donna and their two children.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member: American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member: Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member: American Society of Dental Anesthesiology
  • Member: American Dental Society
  • Member: Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member: Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Member: Valley District Dental Society

Professional Credentials

  • Diplomate: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • [COUNTY] Medical Licensing Exam Parts I-III
  • National Board of Dental Examiners Parts I-II
  • Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners
  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry
  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
  • Instructor in Basic Life Support
  • Certified In Advanced Cardiac Life Support