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07/15/2014: #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

06/23/2014: Dr. Katherine Klein Honored

We are thrilled to announce that Katherine P. Klein, DMD, has been chosen as a recipient of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) Ten Under 10 Award.

03/30/2014: Visitors From Norway

A group of medical professionals from abroad recently came to learn about our approaches to the care of patients with orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders.

12/03/2013: Walter Guralnick, DMD, MD, honored by Chinese Dean

Walter Guralnick, DMD, MD, a retired former Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital, was recently honored for his contribution to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Medical College in Chengdu, China.

11/20/2013: Dr. Kaban honored by Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kaban on his recent induction as an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.

11/15/2013: Calling All Candidates: OMFS Pediatric Research Fellowship / Junior Faculty Position

A unique one-year fellowship that combines laboratory and clinical research in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital with a junior faculty position at the Instructor rank.

11/15/2013: Announcing Full-Time Faculty Position: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Seeking a board-certified or eligible oral and maxillofacial surgeon

08/02/2013: OMS Summer Newsletter Now Online

Read the latest news for Dept of OMS faculty, residents and fellows.

07/16/2013: #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

01/30/2013: OMS Winter Newsletter Now Online

Read the latest news for Dept of OMS faculty, residents and fellows

07/17/2012: Massachusetts General Hospital Ranked #1 in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll

Massachusetts General Hospital has moved into the number one spot on the 2012-13 U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” list.

06/22/2012: OMS Summer Newsletter Now Available Online

Read the latest news from Department of OMS faculty, residents, and fellows.

06/05/2012: Dr. Peacock Receives Faculty Educator Development Award

Dr. Zachary Peacock was awarded one of four Faculty Educator Development Awards presented by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the OMS Foundation.

06/01/2012: Mass General's Dr. Jeffry Shaefer Leads HSDM to Pain Center Grant from NIH

HSDM is only dental school among 11 health education institutions chosen to become Centers of Excellence for Pain Education.

05/18/2012: HSDM awarded NIH Grant to Establish Center of Excellence in Pain Education

A team that includes MGH's Drs. Jeff Shaeffer and David Keith from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been awarded a significant grant from the NIH Pain Consortium to establish Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) as a Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE).

02/27/2012: OMS Winter 2012 Newsletter Available Online

This semi-annual newslsetter includes reports of faculty and resident activities, including presentations at the 93rd Annual AAOMS Scientific Meeting, a Bicentennial recap, and other significant milestones.

10/15/2011: Mass General Chief of OMS Honored for Excellence in Clinical Research

Dr. Leonard B. Kaban, Mass General chief of OMS, was presented with the Norton M. Ross Award from the American Dental Association at their annual meeting October 12, 2011.

09/20/2011: Drs. Dodson and Susarla receive Laskin Award

Dr. Thomas Dodson, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery and Mass General resident Dr. Srinivas Susarla were honored for series advancing the identification of victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)

09/19/2011: Mass General OMS Resident receives research award

OMS resident Dr. Srinivas Susarla awarded the 2011 Straumann Resident Research Award by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS).

07/22/2011: College Fair offers opportunities

Solodeen Heath always wanted to be a dentist, but with a family and all the responsibilities that come with it, he knew dental school just wasn’t in the cards.

07/12/2011: OMS Summer Newsletter 2011 Available Online

The latest news from Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery includes a report of the Bicentennial Alumni event, resident news, and the latest on Department milestones and events.

04/29/2011: Oral Surgery Community Mourns Passing of OMS Icon

The oral and maxillofacial surgery community mourns the passing of its distinguished colleague, Dr. Robert V. Walker, 1924 - 2011, of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

01/17/2011: MGH Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons claim key positions at JOMS

The Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the leading journal for OMS specialty, announced its newly form Editorial Board featuring MGH surgeons in key roles.

12/23/2010: OMS Winter Newsletter Available Online

The latest news from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery includes residency program updates and the latest information on the upcoming Bicentennial Celebration for OMS Alumni

10/01/2010: Dr. Susarla wins 2010 Resident Research Award from AAOMS

Svinivas Susarla, DMD, MD, was a recipient of the 2010 Resident Research Award, presented at the AAOMS Annual Scientific Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois.

09/30/2010: Dr.Abramowicz awarded Faculty Educator Development Award from AAOMS and OMSF

Dr. Shelly Abramowicz, Instructor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harvard School of Public Health, was among three young OMS faculty awarded the AAOMS/OMSF Feculty Educator Development Award.

09/21/2010: Department of OMS to Present its Research at AAOMS Meeting, Oct. 29-Oct. 1

The Mass General Department of OMS announces the posters, abstracts, and lectures to be presented by its students and faculty at the upcoming 2010 Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, to be held September 29 through October 1 in Chicago, Illinois.

09/01/2010: Dr. Walter Guralnick presents 'History of OMS' at Grand Rounds

In anticipation of the upcoming Mass General Bicentennial celebration, Dr. Walter Guralnick presented the "History of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery", much of which was witnessed first hand.

06/29/2010: OMS Department plans alumni event for Mass General Bicentennial

Attention Mass General OMS Alumni! Save the date! Plan to join us June 17-18, 2011 to celebrate the rich 200 year history of Mass General and the significant impact of Mass General on the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

06/25/2010: Boston Med

MGH Hotline 06.25.10 MGH EMPLOYEES crowded into the Bulfinch Tent June 21 to catch a sneak peek of the first episode of "Boston Med," an eight-part ABC News documentary series featuring the poignant, real-life stories of patients and caregivers at the MGH, BWH and Children's Hospital.

06/14/2010: Dr. Maria Troulis puts reality in "Boston Med"

ABC News documentary series "Boston Med" features oral and maxillofacial surgery procedure in first episode, airing June 24th on Channel 5.

06/11/2010: Dr. Dodson's advice on wisdom teeth featured in Washington Post

To pull or not to pull? Often it's a matter of patient choice. A June 1st Washington Post article by Laura Hambleton shows all the sides of the wisdom tooth extraction dilemma.

05/28/2010: Dr. Troulis recognize with faculty award

Dr. Maria Troulis received the HSDM 2010 Distringuished Senior Faculty Award

05/19/2010: Dr. Thomas Dodson promoted to full professor at Harvard

Dodson is first OMS faculty to reach professor rank through academic promotion apart from chair appointment.

04/27/2010: Korean Association Welcomes Dr. Leonard B. Kaban

Dr. Leonard Kaban was keynote speaker and visiting professor at largest OMS meeting in Korea.

02/01/2010: Announcing Continuing Education Course on Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry

NEW DATES: Sept 24-26, 2010. Please direct inquiries to: tbdodson@partners.org. Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Mass General Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Center for Applied Clinical Investigation present: "Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry--Improving Quality and Outcomes of your Implant Practice." This continuing education course is open to highly motivated dentists and specialists to further their education in implant dentistry.

01/11/2010: Department of OMS announces Winter Newsletter and Alumni Update

The Department of OMS' Winter Newsletter and Alumni Supplement are now available. This is the last issue that will be mailed in paper form. Future Newsletters will be available only via email or website download.

12/04/2009: Facing a better future

MGH Hotline 12.04.09 When she looked in the mirror, the long jagged scars running across her cheek reflected back at her, a disturbing reminder of the physical and emotional abuse she suffered at the hands of the father of her children.

11/04/2009: Dr. Peter Waite is 5th Annual OMS Residency Visiting Professor

Peter Waite, MPH, DDS, MD of the University of Alabama was the 5th annual MGH Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Visiting Professor.

09/29/2009: Dr. Leonard Kaban throws out 1st pitch at RedSox game

Dr. Leonard Kaban, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery, threw out the first pitch at Fenway Park when the RedSox kept their August 21st appointment with rival team New York Yankees.

07/01/2009: OMS Summer Newsletter, July 2009

Semi-annual departmental newsletter and alumni report now available online

06/30/2009: Dr. Leonard Kaban presents keynote addresses in Torino, Italy

XVI National Italian Society of Maxillofacial Surgery hosts presentations by MGH's OMF Chief

06/27/2009: Kaban is visiting professor at Univ. of Florida College of Dentistry

MGH Chief presents lectures at Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences' Senior Resident Weekend

06/05/2009: Dr. Thomas Dodson receives HSDM Distinguished Senior Faculty Award

Dr. Dodson honored by Harvard School of Dental Medicine for his work on Evidence Based Dentistry

05/20/2009: Mass General oral and maxillofacial surgeons honored by Omichron Kappa Upsilon

National dental honor society adds Mass General OMF surgeons to officers, members

04/28/2009: Dr. Dodson presents lectures at International Congress, Antalya, Turkey

3rd International Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society Congress invites Dr. Dodson to present lectures

04/27/2009: Dr. Halpern takes domestic violence message to Capital Hill

Dr. Halpern reinforces importance of work on facial injuries to diagnose and prevent intimate partner violence

02/23/2009: Cory Resnick wins OMS Resident Award from Windent

OMS resident is one of eleven recipients of $2000 scholarship award

02/20/2009: The MGH Division of Dentistry is established

MGH Hotline 2.20.09 Leonard Kaban, MD, DMD, chief of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, with the support of the MGH and MGPO, has formally established the Division of Dentistry within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.

12/23/2008: Dr. Dodson presents Grand Rounds at UCSF

Evidence-based OMS practitioner Dr. Thomas Dodson shows that science--not convention--determines optimal management of wisdom teeth.

12/18/2008: Dr. Bruce Donoff presented with award by Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Dr. Bruce Donoff was honored for exceptional service at the Combined Jewish Philanthropies Health Professions Annual Breakfast.

11/04/2008: Dr. Thomas Dodson elected to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation (OMSF)

Dr. Thomas Dodson elected to OMS Foundation Board.

10/16/2008: OMS resident and fellow stand out at AAOMS meeting

At the recent AAOMS Annual Meeting Dr. Seenu Susarla, former CACI fellow and current resident in OMS won the Oral Abstract Scientific Presentation Award; Dr. Maria Papadaki, former fellow in pediatric OMS received an award for Best Poster

06/08/2008: Dr. Thomas Dodson elected president of HDAA

Dr. Thomas B. Dodson was elected president of the Harvard Dental Alumni Association.

04/30/2008: Dr. Leonard Kaban chairs Festschrift for Dr. John Mulliken

Dr. Kaban chosen to chair Festschrift honoring Dr. John Mulliken

11/01/2007: Dr. Bruce Donoff honored with 'Tree of Peace' Award

HSDM Dean among five honored by American Friends of Hebrew University

10/30/2007: Dr. Maria Troulis selected for Barger mentoring award

Troulis among seven faculty tapped for mentoring residents and fellows.

02/13/2014: OMS Newsletter - Winter 2014

OMS - Winter 2014 Newsletter
Read our bi-annual newsletter for the latest events, milestones and achievements of the residents, fellows and faculty of the Department of OMS. This issue features a series of engaging meetings and lectures on innovative approaches to oral and maxillofacial surgery and care.

08/02/2013: OMS Newsletter--Summer 2013

OMS Newsletter | Summer 2013
Our bi-annual report of the latest events, milestones, and achievements of the residents, fellows and faculty of the Department of OMS

01/30/2013: OMS Newsletter--Winter 2013

OMS Newsletter | Winter 2013
Our bi-annual report of the latest events, milestones, and achievements of the residents, fellows and faculty of the Department of OMS

06/22/2012: OMS Summer Newsletter--2012

OMS Summer Newsletter--2012
Semi-annual newsletter featuring the latest happenings from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read about the activities of our faculty, residents, and fellows.

02/24/2012: OMS Winter 2012 Newsletter

OMS Winter 2012 Newsletter
Highlights for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Sept 2011 - Feb 2012

12/23/2010: Department of OMS Newsletter - Winter 2010

Dept of OMS Newsletter - Winter 2010-11
Highlists from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Fall and Winter of 2010

07/01/2010: OMS Newsletter--Summer 2010

OMS Newsletter--Summer 2010
Highlights from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the spring and summer 2009-2010.

09/21/2012: 4th Annual Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry: Improving Quality and Outcomes of Your Implant Practice Sept 21-23, 2012

Learn how to apply the principles of evidence-based clinical decisionmaking to the management of implant patients.

09/23/2011: Evidence-based Implant Dentistry: Improving quality and outcomes of your implant practice Sept 23-25, 2011

Learn how to apply the principles of evidence-based clinical decisionmaking to the management of implant patients.

09/23/2011: Evidence-based implant dentisty: Improving quality and outcomes of your implant practice, Sept 23-25, 2011

Learn how to apply the principles of evidence-based clinical decision-making to the management of your implant patients.

06/18/2011: Two Hundred Years of Mass General Hospital: A Legacy of OMS Leadership and Innovation

Alumni weekend to celebrate MGH Bicentennial. Events include reception, symposium, and alumni/graduation dinner. All MGH OMS Alumni welcome!

Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

Since 1811, people have counted on Mass General for answers, innovations and medical leadership. As our third century dawns, we remain ready to serve.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery: Facial tumor

3D volume rendered model of the face to demonstrate bone tumor.