Meet the Doctor at Cherry Creek Oral Surgery and Dental Implants

Oral Surgeon in Denver

Dr. John R. Nesiba, MD, DDS

Dr. John R. Nesiba is a triple – board certified surgeon, who has devoted his life to medicine and surgery.  He is both a licensed dentist and physician.  He is a diplomate to the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

He earned his doctorate of dental surgery degree in 2009 from the University of Nebraska – College of Dentistry in Lincoln Nebraska. After graduating  from dental school, he completed a 1-year internship at The University of Nebraska Medical Center where he gained extensive training in correcting jaw disharmonies.  Following this year he spent 1-year at LSU, in New Orleans gaining extensive knowledge in facial cosmetic surgery and post traumatic facial reconstruction.

Dr. Nesiba then chose to pursue residency training at the Detroit Medical Center. During his 6 years in Detroit, Dr. Nesiba had extensive training in facial reconstruction, pathology of the jaws, orthognathic surgery, adult and pediatric anesthesia, as well as endosseous implant placement and wisdom tooth extraction. While in Detroit he also earned his Medical Degree from Wayne State University in 2015. During his residency, he completed a 1-year General Surgery Internship and served as Chief Resident for the division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at Detroit Receiving Hospital.

Eager to continue growing as a physician and a surgeon, Dr. Nesiba pursued further training and was chosen for the extremely competitive fellowship in General and Facial Cosmetic Surgery at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Oklahoma City. During this year he completed over 1000 cosmetic surgical procedures.  He also served as faculty at the Oklahoma University Medical Center, working with residents while they fulfilled their requirements for plastic surgery. Dr. Nesiba continues to practice cosmetic surgery at Flourish Surgical Arts, in Aurora Colorado.

Dr. Nesiba is a musical enthusiast attending numerous concerts every year and playing his guitar to the anyone who will listen.  In his spare time, Dr. Nesiba enjoys spending time outdoors and behind the grill with his wife Dr. Pota Rakes (who he met in Dental School), his two daughters Angelina and Elleni, and his son Johnny. His family moved to Colorado in 2018 and is excited to call Colorado home.

As a dual degree, triple-board certified surgeon, Dr. Nesiba is able to provide the highest level of facial care available. His personal philosophy regarding patient cares stresses the importance of patient relationships, safety, and consistent results.  From consultation, to post-op care, he will  go the extra mile to make you feel like you are part of the Cherry Creek Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Family.

Hospital Privileges
St. Anthony’s Hospital, Lakewood, Colorado
Porter Adventist Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Littleton Adventist Hospital, Littleton, Colorado
Children’s Hospital, Aurora, Colorado
Modern Surgical Arts, Highlands Ranch, Colorado


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)

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