Biography: Eber-Luis Steolo DDS, S.Ed, PhD

Dr. Eber-Luis Steolo (DDS, S.Ed, PhD - Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon) was born in Southern Brazil in the year of 1968. He graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, School of Dentistry, Curitiba - Brazil, obtaining a DDS degree. He completed his post-graduation studies in Teachings and Didactics and received the title of "Specialist in Advanced Education”.

After his Residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from 1995 thru 1999. During the residency he started his Doctorate in OMS receiving his Ph.D. degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, School of Dentistry, Porto Alegre - Brazil. His thesis was about Bone Repair. In 2001 he was accepted for a 2-full year training in OMS at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas - TX under Dr. Larry Wolford´s tutelage. At the end of 2003 Dr. Stevao brought to Brazil the TMJ Surgical Prosthesis technique and legalized the TMJ total joint prosthesis (TMJ Concepts System) being the first surgeon to perform a science-based TMJ total joint alloplastic replacement in Brazil. In 2008 he was the first South American to enter the reclusive American Society of Temporomandibular Surgeons (ASTMJS). Besides his three already published books he wrote, edited and published the very first illustrative text-book about TMJ Surgery launched in 2014, Chicago, Illinois and has several publications in international journals.

He successfully completed the NBDE I, II and NERB in 2015 in the USA obtaining the title of Doctor of Dental Surgery. Since 2016 Dr. Stevao is an invited OMF surgeon at Elisabeth-Stiftung Hospital in Birkenfeld and at Professor Dr. Peter Maurer Praxisklinik in Sankt Wendel, Germany, where Dr. Steolo consults and operates patients every two months. In 2018 he became board licensed in the State

of Ohio. He has been invited to lecture all over the world about complex Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is the Director of the Institute of TMJ and Orthognathic Surgery at Curitiba, Brazil; effective Consultant and Reviewer for Full Dentistry in Science Journal; Associated Editor of the Advances in Dentistry & Oral Health Journal; Editor of the Online Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health; Advisory Board Member of the MC Dental Sciences - Medicon EB Journal; Member of the Brazilian Society of Dentistry Research; founder and former President; current secretary and honorary member of the Brazilian Academy of Piezosurgery; International Consultant for Xilloc Medical Products TMJG System (Netherlands).

Dr. Steolo’s article Piezosurgery and Orthognathic Surgery remains the largest retrospective study in the Scientific Literature up to today, even though the article was published in 2015.

- Piezosurgery Applied to Orthognathic Surgery-Retrospective Study with New Mandibular Saggital Piezo-Osteotomy Technique Description. Eber Luis de Lima, Luis de Lima Stevao. Published 2015. Medicine

Dr. Steolo has a large experience in treating Head-Face-Neck Skin Cancer followed by Plastic Aesthetic Reconstruction, developed during several years working in Southwestern Germany, Saarland, with Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Maurer ( and (

Since February of 2024, Dr. Steolo is an Assistant Professor in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at West Virginia University School of Dentistry.