Dr. Meredith August is known for her body of work on diagnosis and reconstruction in patients with cancers of the oral and maxillofacial region.
After receiving her BA summa cum laude in English literature from Union College, Dr. August attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she received her DMD with honors. She completed the Harvard-MGH residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery, earning her MD from Harvard Medical School. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is currently Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Fluent in Mandarin, Dr. August maintains a clinical practice that spans the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, including orthognathic surgery, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, and oral cancer. She was coeditor of Treatment of the Female Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient, an issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics (2007).
Abramson Z, Susarla S, August M, Troulis M, Kaban L. Three-dimensional computed tomographic analysis of airway anatomy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Feb;68(2):354-62.