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Dr. Rachael Prokes

Biography

Dr. Rachael Prokes completed her undergraduate education at Arizona State University where she obtained a BS in Kinesiology. After graduation, she attended University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, where she received her DDS. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio where she completed a one year teaching internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Ohio State University. She went on to complete her residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The Ohio State University. Dr. Prokes’ training focused on dentoalveolar surgery including dental implants, orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, craniofacial deformities, and general anesthesia / IV sedation. After residency Dr. Prokes moved back to her home state of Arizona to begin practice with Casas Adobes Oral Surgery. Outside of work Dr. Prokes loves to rock climb, hike, and spend time outside.

Organizations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons - Candidate
  • American Dental Association
  • Arizona Dental Association
  • Southern Arizona Dental Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northwest Medical Center
  • El Rio Health Center

Active Certifications

  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)

Publications

  • Lei Shi, Boon Ching Tee, Hany Emam, Rachael Prokes, Peter Larsen, Zongyang Sun. “Enhancement of bone marrow aspirate concentrate with local self-healing corticotomies”. Tissue and Cell, Volume 66, 2020, 101383.