Meet Dr. Stephen J. Fairchild

Dr. Stephen J. Fairchild graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry Summa Cum Laude in 1980. He served his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center Hospitals. Dr. Fairchild has served Northwest Indiana since 1985. 

He recently joined Dr. Howard Stevenson in forming Stevenson and Fairchild OMS. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and holds Diplomat status in that organization. He holds fellowship status in the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Fairchild also holds memberships in many other professional organizations.

He is married to wife, Michelle and has two daughters Lauren and Amy. His hobbies include fishing, boating, and woodworking.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Dr. Stephen J. Fairchild

Licenses: Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

  • Dentist
  • Dental Anesthesia
  • CSR


  • Bloomington- Indiana University 1972-1976
  • Indianapolis – Indiana Univterstiy School of Dentistry 1976-1980

Chronology: Internship and Residency

  • Robert Long Hospital
  • Indiana University Medical Center Hospital 1980-1983
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Residency

Professional Experience:

  • Logan Boyd Oral Surgery, Vincennes, IN 1983-1985
  • Oral Surgery Group, Merrillville, IN 1985-2009

Hospital Appointments:

  • Porter Hosptial
  • St. Anthony
  • St. Mary Medical Center

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Porter County Dental Society
  • Northwest Indiana Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Indiana Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Continuing Education:

  • 80-100 Hours Per Year