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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OS)

Department Chairperson

A. Thomas Indresano
Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


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Michael Ajayi
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BDS, University of Lagos College of Medicine and Dentistry, 1975
BSc, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1981
Henry Ford Hospital, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Detroit, Michigan, Chief Resident, 1983
University of Toronto, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Resident, 1981

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John A. Boghossian
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
AA, City College of San Francisco, Biology, 1983
BA, San Francisco State University, Biology, 1984
DDS, University of California San Francisco, Dentistry, 1988
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, Oral Surgery, 1995
Other, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, Dental Oncology Fellowship Certificate, 1990

Justin Bonner
Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Amarillo College, Pre-dental Studies, 2005
BS, West Texas AM University, Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 2007
DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, Dentistry, Honors, 2012
Florida College, Pre-Dental Studies, 2006

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Alfredo A. Dela Rosa
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, San Francisco, Dental Sciences, 2004
DDS, University of California, San Francisco, Doctor of Dental Surgery, 2006
Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery, 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2012
MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, Doctor of Medicine, 2009
Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, 1999
University of California, Davis: College of Biological Sciences, Biological Sciences, 2002

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Jesse M. Fa
Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of the Notre Dame, IN, Science, 2003
DDS, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Dentistry, 2006
PGY1 General Practice Residency VA/UCI Medical Center, Long Beach, Certificate, 2007
PGY2 General Practice Residency VA/UCLA Medical Center, LA, Certificate, 2008
University of Illinois at Chicago, Oral Surgery Internship, Certificate, 2010

Vincent Wayne Farhood
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Certificat, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1978
DDS, University of Southern California, Dentistry, 1970

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A. Thomas Indresano
Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
AB, Boston University, Biology, 1967
DMD, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Dentistry, 1971
Vanderbilt University, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1974

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Bahram Javid
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1972
DMD, School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University, 1960
Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester, rochester, New York, USA, Clinical Fellow, 1958
Hilsea College (Basingstoke) U.K., School Certificate, Oxford University, U.K., 1951
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, PA USA, Oral Surgery Residency Program, 1966
King's College Dental School (Durham University). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K., Junior House Officer, 1957
King's College Dental School, 1957
L.D.S., King College (Durham University) Sutherland Dental School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K., Oral Surgery, 1956
Newcastle-on-Tyne Infirmary, England, Junior House Instructor, 1957

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Sam F Khoury
Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Santa Clara University, Biology, 1999
DMD, University of Pittsburgh, Dental Medicine, 2005

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Wendy Peiwen Liao
Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular Cell Biology Emphasis in Neurobiology, 1999
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Music, 1999
DDS, University of California, Los Angeles, Degree Expected, 2004

Luis Ramon G. Limchayseng
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of the East (Philippines), 1979
DMD, University of the Philippines College of Dentistry, 1983

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Joseph Clarence McMurray
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Pt. Loma College, Biology, 1985
DMD, Washington University St. Louis, 1990
MBA, Pepperdine University, Business Economics and Management, 2007
University of Southern California, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1994

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Anders Nattestad
Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American Dental Association (ADEA), ADEA Lidership Institution, 2007
DDS, University of Copenhagen, Dentistry, 1986
Masters, Kobenhavns Universitet, Health Sciences, 1986
PhD, Dental School, University of Copenhagen, Dentistry, 1991
PhD, Royal Dental College, Dentistry, 1992

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Chan M. Park
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, General Biology, 2000
DDS, University of California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, Doctor of Dental Surgery, 2005
Loma Linda University Medical Center, General Surgery Internship - Certificate, 2009
Loma Linda University, OMFS Residency Certificate, 2011
MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2008

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Olga P Smutko
Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Arizona State University, Microbiology, 2006
DDS, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Dentistry, 2009
University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, SF, Invisalign Certificate, 2008

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Len Tolstunov
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DDS, Moscow Dental Institute, 1985
DDS, University of the Pacific, Graduated with honors (TAU KAPPA OMEGA), 1992
Moscow Trauma Hospital, Resident in the department of oral and maxillofaci, 1989
University of California, San Francisco, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency, 1997

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Michael Lawrence Beckley
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Texas Christian University, Biology, 1992
DDS, Baylor College of Dentisty Texas A and M University, 1997
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2002

Craig Yale Bloom
Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, Boston University, Biology, 1967
DMD, University of Pennsylvania Dental School, Dentistry, 1971
University of Pennsylvania, Anesthesiology, 1973
University of Pennsylvania, OMF Surgery, 1976

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Michael E. Cadra
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, Irvine, Biological Sciences, 1975
Other, California State University, Fullerton, Graduate Research in Biochemistry, 1978
DMD, Washington University School of Dental Medicine, Dentistry, 1982
Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1986
MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Medicine, 1993
Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, General Surgery, 1994

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Donald Hayes Devlin
Adjunct Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of California Berkeley, 1945
DDS, University of California San Francisco, 1949

Michael Dumas
Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DMD, Tufts University, 1956
PhD, University of California, 1964

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Austin Eckard
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, 2009

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Alicia Follmar
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, Stanford University, Human Biology, Molecular Physiology Disease Mech, 2009
Other, University of Southern California, Los Angeles County, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (one week externship, 2012
Other, University of the Pacific, Highland Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2012
DMD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dentistry, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2013

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Paul C. George
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of California, Santa Cruz, General - Biology, 1983
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Cell Biology, 1985
BSc, University of California, San Francisco, Dental Science, 1989
DDS, University of California, San Francisco, Dentistry, 1989
University of California, San Francisco, Certificate in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1993

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Touraj Khalilzadeh
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, Irvine, Biological Sciences, 2002
DMD, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Dental Medicine, 2006
MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2009
Other, University of Maryland Medical Center, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2012

Joseph S Kim
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, Oxford College at Emery University, Chemistry, 1985
DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1991
Montefiore Medical Center, Specialty Certificate, 1997

Michael Rudolph Knoll
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California Riverside, Biology, 1993
MS, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Doctorate Dental Surgery, 2001
University of Alabama Birmingham, OMS Certificate Internship, 2002
University of Alabama Birmingham, Medical Doctorate, 2004
Certificat, University of Alabama Birmingham, Internship General Surgery, 2005
Certificat, University of Alabama Birmingham, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2007

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Gregory Scott Lee
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, UOP Stockton, Stockon California, 1984
DDS, UOP School of Dentistry, 1987
Certificat, UOP Highland General Hospital, 1997

Wendy Peiwen Liao
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular Cell Biology Emphasis in Neurobiology, 1999
BA, University of California, Berkeley, Music, 1999
DDS, University of California, Los Angeles, Degree Expected, 2004

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Nima Massoomi
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, St. Lawrence University, Cum Laude, Canton, New York, Bio/Chemistry, 1994
DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dental Medicine, 2001
Med, University of Pennylvania Graduate School of Education, Masters of Education, 2001
Internship, Vandervilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, General Surgery, 2005
MD, Vanderbilt Unversity School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, Medicine, 2007
Residency, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2007
Fellowship, T. Williams Evans Fellowship Columbus, Ohio, Facial Cosmetics Surgery, 2008

David L McAninch
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo, CA, Business Administration Management, 2008
DDS, University of Southern California, Dentistry, 2012

Craig D McDow
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Oregon State University, Zoology, 1977
Portland State University, Adaptive Physiology, 1978
DMD, Oregon Health Sciences University, Dentistry, 1982
GPR, USAF Keesler AFB, General Dentistry, 1983
MS, University of Michigan Hospitals, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1989

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Yuko Christine Nakamura
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Duke University Trinity College, Durham, NC, Major: Cell Molecular Biology, Minor: Chemistry, 1999
DMD, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Doctor of Medical Dentistry, 2004
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians Surgeons, NY, Doctor of Medicine, 2007
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, General Surgery Internship, 2008
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate, 2010

Ned Leonard Nix
Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, Davis, Agricultural and Managerial Economics, 1986
DDS, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Dentistry, 1995
Certificate, General Practice Residency, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1996
Certificate, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, 2000
MA, University of the Pacific, Gladys Benerd School of Education, Dental Education, 2015

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David B. Poor
Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, Windham College, English/Economics, 1974
University of Massachusetts, Graduate Non-Degree Program, Zoology, 1979
DMD, Tufts University, 1982
United States Air Force, Keesler AFB, Mississippi, 1983

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Terry Rust
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of Oregon, 1962
DDS, St. Louis University Dental School, Dentistry, 1967
County Hospiral NY Intern, 1968
North Wellling Hospital, 1969
NYU Post Grad Oral Surgery, Oral Surgery, 1970

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Roger W. Sachs
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, Parsons College, Biology, 1964
MS, Northeastern University, Physiology, 1966
DMD, Temple University, Dentistry, 1970
Beth Israel Hospital, OMFS, 1971
Lincoln Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1974

Benjamin R. Shimel
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BA, Saint Mary's College of California, Integral Program of Liberal Arts, 2002
Other, California San Francisco State University, Biology, 2009
Other, Cal Berkeley Extension, Biology, 2010
University of California, San Francisco, Externship, 2012
DDS, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Dentistry, 2013

Alireza Michael Sodeifi
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DMD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dentistry, 1997
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Intern, Oral Surgery, 1998
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Resident, General Surgery, 2001
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Resident, Oral Surgery, 2002
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Chief Resident, Oral Surgery, 2003
MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dentistry, 2007

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Stephen Takashi Gong Wat
Adjunct Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
BS, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, 2003
Highland General Hospital, Oakland, California, Attended grand rounds, 2004
University of Washington, Harborview Hospital - observer, Observer, 2004
LSU Heath Sciences Center, Charity Hospital, 2005
University Medical Center, Fresno, California, 2005
DDS, University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, 2006

Course Descriptions

Predoctoral Courses

OS 139. Preclinical Multidisciplinary Surgery. 1 Unit.

Study of the principles of mucoperiosteal flap design, biopsy techniques, suturing, use of flaps, bone removal, and tooth sectioning for exodontia; apicoectomy in endodontic surgery and osseous surgery. Soft tissue grafting in periodontics will also be demonstrated. (7.5 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Quarter 4.).

OS 239. Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery I. 1 Unit.

Oral and maxillofacial surgical treatment planning and treatment including routine exodontia, incision and drainage, biopsy, mucoperiosteal flap design, sectioning of teeth, and bone removal; utilizing accepted procedures for asepsis; and patient preparation, positioning, and management including obtaining patients' informed consent and proper consideration for medically compromised patients. The student learns to assume responsibility for recognizing limitations of their competence and to refer patients who need more complex surgical treatment to a specialist. (Quarters 5-8.).

OS 339. Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery II. 2 Units.

Oral and maxillofacial surgical treatment planning and treatment including routine exodontia, incision and drainage, biopsy, mucoperiosteal flap design, sectioning of teeth, and bone removal; utilizing accepted procedures for asepsis; and patient preparation, positioning, and management including obtaining patients' informed consent and proper consideration for medically compromised patients. The student learns to assume responsibility for recognizing limitations of their competence and to refer patients who need more complex surgical treatment to a specialist. (Quarters 9-12.).

Graduate Courses

OS 434. Implant Seminar I. 4 Units.

In this implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarters 1-4.).

OS 439. Advanced Oral Surgery and Implantology I. 3 Units.

This hands-on course provides endodontics residents the foundational and practical knowledge of treatment planning and placement. (Quarters 3-4.).

OS 534. Implant Seminar II. 4 Units.

In this implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarters 5-8.).

OS 634. Implant Seminar III. 1 Unit.

In this Implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarter 9.).