About Dr. Fletcher
A Connecticut native, Dr. Fletcher was raised in Huntington and is a graduate of Fairfield Prep. From a young age, Dr. Fletcher aspired to become a surgeon so that he could have a lasting positive impact on people’s lives. Dr. Fletcher would like his Avon Oral, Facial and Dental Implant Surgery patients to know that they will always be treated like family, given every opportunity to be reassured about their treatment, and offered the respect and attention they deserve. Listening closely to the needs of our patients, as well as providing safe and excellent care, are core values that are shared by all the doctors in the practice. The privilege to provide a service that will not only help improve oral function but also to help our patients feel better about themselves is truly humbling.
Dr. Fletcher’s professional interests span both hospital-based and office-based surgical procedures, including reconstructive and corrective jaw surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, and dental implant reconstruction. He is an active member of the maxillofacial trauma team at Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Fletcher has authored articles and book chapters in his field and serves as an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and currently serves on the executive board of the Connecticut Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Fletcher is a Clinical Assistant Professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and serves as the section head of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Hartford Hospital.
The doctor attended Boston College (BS, 1988) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (DMD, 1992). He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College (MD, magna cum laude, 1999).
Dr. Fletcher completed a general practice residency in dentistry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and a general surgery internship and oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Fletcher is board-certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesia. In 2017, Dr. Fletcher was inducted into Fellowship in the prestigious American College of Surgeons (FACS), founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
Hobbies & Personal Life
Dr. Fletcher lives in West Simsbury, CT, with his wife, Jennifer, and their son, Jack. Together with his family and friends, Dr. Fletcher enjoys all the great things that New England has to offer including sailing, skiing, and golf.