Meet Stephanie Zastrow, D.D.S., M.B.A.
Dr. Stephanie Zastrow grew up in a northern suburb of Minneapolis, MN. She attended the University of Minnesota for her undergraduate education, where she majored in mechanical engineering and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2011. At that time, she served as President of the Minnesota Alpha chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and was awarded the organization’s top honor, Tau Beta Pi Laureate, for her achievements in academics and sports. Dr. Zastrow continued her education at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and graduated with Highest Honors in 2015. During her time in dental school, she served as a Trustee to the Minnesota Dental Association and on several American Dental Association committees.
After dental school, Dr. Zastrow moved to Augusta, GA to complete her four-year training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Augusta University. She received in-depth training in maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, pathology, TMJ surgery, dental extractions and implants, and in office sedation while serving various hospital systems, including the Augusta University Medical Center (a level one trauma center), Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Augusta State Medical Prison, and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Dr. Zastrow has particular interests in wisdom tooth extractions, simple and complex dental implant cases, management of facial fractures, and orthognathic surgery. While in residency, Dr. Zastrow served as the President of the Resident Organization of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and as a liaison to several committees of AAOMS. She also concurrently completed a two-year MBA program in the Augusta University Hull College of Business.
Outside of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Zastrow enjoys being involved in the figure skating community. She competed on the national and international level as a figure skater in singles skating and ice dancing, winning five state titles and being selected for US Figure Skating’s Scholastic Honors Team twice for excelling in academics and figure skating. Now she serves as a technical specialist for US Figure Skating and travels the country to take part in local, sectional, and national competitions.