Chicago Oral Surgeon Selected As Founding Expert and Editorial Board Award Recipient for Health Tap

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Chicago Loop Oral Surgeon is chosen by Health Tap as Founding Expert and Editorial Board Award

Online PR News – 12-June-2013 – Chicago, IL – Dr. Steven Koos, a dental surgeon and implant dentist in
Chicago, has been chosen by Health Tap to be one of the founding experts of the leading interactive health
network. The Chicago Loop oral and maxillofacial surgeon has also been recognized as an Editorial Board
Award recipient by the digital-based health information company for his contributions to the online medical

Dr. Koos is a leading maxillofacial surgeon located in the Chicago Loop neighborhood within the city of
Chicago, Illinois. He is the owner of ORA® Oral Surgery & Implant Studio, a dental practice focused on
comprehensive oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Dr. Koos, along with his staff, offer treatments
such as dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, general anesthesia, jaw surgery and implant-supported
dentures, as well as other types of surgical procedures affecting the teeth, jaw and facial structures.

Health Tap consists of an online website and mobile applications that are designed to provide personalized
health information to individuals quickly and easily. It connects patients from around the world with doctors
licensed in the U.S. that are board certified and in good standing, providing patients with the information they
desire and the accurate answers they need to their medical questions. Members can ask a single question
and get answers from multiple trusted physicians located around the country, providing a virtual “second
opinion” or expanding knowledge about any health-related concern.

The platform allows members to gauge the expertise of any doctor through a series of rankings, scores and
assessments. Health Tap also includes the opportunity for peer review, allowing doctors to rate one another
and allowing each doctor to self-identify his or her specialization. In addition to the web version of the site,
there are applications designed for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Health Tap has been featured in
media publications such as The New York Times, Time and Forbes, and currently has over 30,000
participating physicians.

“Health Tap has the potential to transform the health and well-being of people in the U.S. and across the
globe,” explains Chicago oral surgeon Dr. Steven Koos. “In today’s world, people are more demanding than
ever before when it comes to having the knowledge they need to manage their own health. I am happy to be
able to contribute my expertise as it relates to oral and maxillofacial surgery to individuals seeking the type of
information I can provide. This allows me to help support the acquisition of trusted and usable knowledge to
individuals that want to be more informed about their health.”

Dr. Koos has received a great deal of recognition, awards and certifications in recent years related to his
expertise and the operation of his Chicago oral surgery practice, ORA® Oral Surgery & Implant Studio. The
Chicago oral surgeon, along with his staff, utilizes state-of-the-art techniques, materials and procedures
coupled with a dedication to exceptional patient care. He is also committed to protecting the overall
well-being of his patients, staff and the environment through the use of environmentally-friendly, sustainable
practices and materials.

“The world of health-care is continually evolving,” claims Dr. Koos. “In my role as a medical expert affiliated
with Health Tap, I feel that I can contribute to the changing medical atmosphere in which patients demand to
be better informed. This is a good thing because it helps people become more active participants in their own
health-care and allows them to feel more confident with the health-related decisions that need to be made. In
some instances, it is like a virtual modern day “house call” delivered over an electronic internet platform, and
very cutting-edge.”


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Dr. Steven Koos
1827 South Michigan
United States


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