James Kraus, D.M.D. is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon born and raised in New England. He attended Saint Michael’s College in Vermont where he obtained a BS degree in Biology graduating Cum Laude and played Division II soccer, serving as captain his junior and senior year.
He started his professional training at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in 2002 obtaining his DMD degree Cum Laude in 2006. He then trained as a resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA finishing in 2010. He then pursued and completed a world renowned cranio-maxillofacial surgery fellowship in the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia finishing in 2011. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.
Dr. Kraus is an instructor for the maxillofacial surgery residency program at Tufts Medical Center covering facial trauma call at both Tufts and the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston. He holds hospital appointments at North Shore Medical Center in Salem, MA, Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, MA, The Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.
Dr. Kraus practices a broad scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with special interest in; orthognathics, dental implants, bone grafting, facial trauma and reconstruction, facial cosmetic surgery and IPL/CO2 laser procedures. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS).