Xue Yu (Shay) Shen, DMD
Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Shen
Dr. Xue Yu (Shay) Shen graduated Magna cum laude from University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine.
In 1999 he completed dental school, earning his doctorate in dentistry at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. At dental School Dr. Shen became a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which is the National Dental Honor Society founded in 1914 to recognize scholarship and character in the dental profession. Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the Greek letters translate as “Teeth and Health”.
Dr. Shen performed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center from 1999 through 2003. His training included anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implant, facial trauma, reconstructive surgery, cleft lip & palate surgery, pathology, advanced trauma life support, cardiology, plastic surgery and trauma surgery. During the last year of his residency, Dr. Shen was the Chief Resident for his exceptional clinical and leadership skills.
Dr. Shen is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.He is a member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Massachusetts Dental Society, and Worcester Dental Society.
Being a son of two physicians, Dr. Shen was inspired to follow his parents’ footsteps. Oral surgery specialty is the perfect profession for him which combines both dental and medical fields. Determined to do the job the best, he works diligently even after hours reviewing patients’ treatment plans and discussing procedures with primary dentists and doctors.
Dr. Shen joined Bay State Oral Surgery Associates, Inc in 2005 and worked alongside Dr. Earle Halsband for four years. Passionate to help others he graciously took over the practice when Dr. Halsband retired in 2009. Dr. Shen continues to serve the Worcester county area with a smile and is ready to work with a variety of patients.
Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and traveling. He is always excited to tell about his day and is always looking forward to the next day!