Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Anh D. Le, DDS, PhDWelcome to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania website. The Department has a long tradition of excellence in patient care, research and residency training, and continues to define and shape oral and maxillofacial surgery through its legacy of distinguished graduates who have served as academic and health system leaders, deans, outstanding clinicians, and researchers across the specialty.

Penn Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Medicine are national leaders in Temporomandibular Joint Disease with one of the largest centers for excellence and extensive clinical programs. Our faculty members perform the entire spectrum of traditional and contemporary oral and maxillofacial surgery. We offer comprehensive TMJ and corrective orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery, benign tumor and reconstruction of jaw defects, dentoalveolar surgery and implantology, and comprehensive oral rehabilitation.

We offer both outpatient and inpatient services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. Outpatient ambulatory care sites include the Penn School of Dental Medicine, Penn Medicine in Radnor, OMS Hair and Brow Transplant in Plymouth Meeting.

Our residency program has an excellent reputation for providing a wide range of clinical experiences and exposure to research training. Our faculty is committed to training the next generation of academic surgeons, specialists and clinician-scientists in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Our graduates are prepared to provide the highest quality care to patients in the community, and the world.

We are proud to announce several active research programs relevant to our scope of practice, including stem cell in oral and maxillofacial regeneration and benign tumor, TMJ diagnostic imaging, antiresorptive osteonecrosis of the jaws, hair transplant, osteogenic distraction and innovative orthognathic surgery modeling.

With this illustrious history, our department will continue to commit to the highest quality and state of the art patient care, advance clinical practice through research and clinical trials, educate future generation of clinicians, and exemplary scholarly contribution to the profession and the specialty. Please browse our website to learn more about us and feel free to contact us if you would like more information about Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Medicine at Penn.

Anh D. Le, DDS, PhD
Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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