Meet Dr. Hummeldorf

Oral Surgeon in San Diego

Dr. Kurt Hummeldorf - Oral SurgeonSan Diego 619-282-7088 Coronado 619-435-3184Dr. Kurt Hummeldorf received his DMD dental degree from the University of Louisville in 1991. He completed his residency in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia 2001. Dr. Hummeldorf has been a board certified Oral Surgeon since 2003. He retired as a Captain after 23 years in the United States Navy. His last ten years of service were spent teaching oral surgery residents at Bethesda/Walter Reed and Balboa  Naval Hospital, where he cared for patients with complex oral and facial surgical needs.  During his Naval career, he completed multiple Humanitarian Missions, as an Oral surgeon, Lead Medical planner and Triage officer.  His most rewarding mission was in support of USNS Mercy hospital ship, Indonesian Tsunami Support.  Dr. Hummeldorf continues his community services by donating his time working with UCSD Pre Dental society, free dental clinics and Point Loma Nazarene University Pre Health Adjunct Faculty.   Dr. Hummeldorf is also an in office anesthesia examiner for state of California Dental Board and one of  27 Oral Surgeons permitted to perform  Facial Cosmetic Surgery by the CDB.

Dr. Hummeldorf listens with kindness to each patient and he is a talented and experienced surgeon.


  • American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
  • American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA)
  • National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (NDBA)
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CALAOMS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • California Dental Association (CDA)
  • California Dental Society of Anesthesia (CDSA)
  • San Diego County Dental Society (SDCDS)
  • American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Board Certified 2003
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Board Certified 2005

Kurt Hummeldorf, DMD-PC

5 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews.

Patient Review By Jesus E

Was first professional oral procedure and it could have not gone any better. Dr. Hummeldorf and his staff makes the process very easy and calming with their welcoming and playful attitude from the scheduling, to the waiting, and surgical procedure. Overall, my experience was super positive and would definitely recommend to anybody who needs a procedure done! And I think the marketing of Dr. Hummeldorf overall brand is the best I’ve seen in any oral surgeon, I know.

- Jesus E

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Patient Review By Angella H

Best Dental visit ever even though I was in pain everyone was courteous and provided excellent customer service. Dr. Hummeldorf said he would call me that night to check on me and he totally did so. I was very surprised. I even received a get well card in the mail from him. Super awesome!

- Angella H

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Patient Review By Fredrick Y

Dr. Hummeldorf literally saved my 16-year-old daughter Ashley’s life! When Ashley went in to get her wisdom teeth removed in Feb 2021, Dr. Hummeldorf spotted a small bump on her upper right back palate that was not there during the initial consult 3 weeks earlier. Dr. Hummeldorf performed a biopsy and also did a CT scan on his own and discovered an abnormal area between Ashley’s palate and sinus area. Unfortunately, it turned out to be salivary gland cancer, and we got Ashley in for surgery ASAP at UCSD to remove the affected area. Ashley is recovering ok now and her prognosis is good. If Dr. Hummeldorf had not spotted and acted on Ashley’s abnormality, she would still have a cancerous oral tumor continuing to grow. Thank you Dr. Hummeldorf!

- Fredrick Y

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Patient Review By Winnie B

Dr. Hummeldorf and his staff were very helpful and eased my nerves prior to the procedure. The office staff made it very easy to schedule appointments/follow ups and were upfront about the total cost of the surgery. They also worked with my insurance to make sure everything was covered beforehand. The surgery itself was very quick and went well (I had all four wisdom teeth removed). I had no problems during recovery. Would definitely recommend.

- Winnie B

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Patient Review By Dan G

I was referred by a friend who, over the years, has had 2 very successful implants done by Dr Hummeldorf. I just had an EXCELLENT 2nd opinion- where Dr H took great care and ample time to Explain why I should NOT have an implant done! Thank goodness I cancelled my previous appt with the Dr my dentist wanted me to see— already scheduling me to have my tooth extracted!!! (And my dentist would make the revenue from the Unnecessary implant!) There is a reason that many dentists list NOTHING about their education, training and experience in their websites.. beware. Look into qualifications— as you would any physician. Dr. H has a long list of education, certifications, accomplishments, AND recognized expertise— as a Instructor of Dentistry. He’s honest, and highly skilled— and PUTS HIS PATIENTS FIRST! Thank you Dr. Hummeldorf!

- Dan G

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Patient Review By Kimberly P

The amount of nerves I had going into such a lengthy and involved process, was immense. I cannot thank Dr. Hummeldorf enough for being patient, understanding, and easy to get ahold of if I had any questions during this two-year journey. The staff are overly welcoming and very accomodating with my schedule while I'm still in school. Overall, I'm overjoyed with the end result!

- Kimberly P

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Patient Review By Diane W

Great experience - dedicated Doctor

- Diane W

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