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2018

Dr. Sohail Saghezchi, DDS, MD

Dr. Saghezchi is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Saghezchi graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency the University of California, San Francisco. 

2017

Dr. Thaddeus Stephen Connelly, DDS, MD, PhD

Dr. Connelly is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Connelly attained his dental degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency and PhD at the Unversity of California, San Francisco in 2007. 

Dr. Shelley Miyasaki, DDS, PhD

Dr. Miyasaki is the Chief Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center. She is also an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of OMFS at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Miyasaki graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry in 1986 and completed her General Practice Residency at UCSF in 1987. Dr. Miyasaki was the one of the first three individuals to complete a dual-degree OMFS Residency at UCSF where she chose the PhD track. She completed her OMFS Residency in 1996 and her PhD in 1997.

2016

Dr. Sampeter Odera, DMD, MD

Dr. Odera is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco. He graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2008 and the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine in 2012. He received his oral and maxillofacial surgery certificate in 2014 from the University of California San Francisco. He continued onto a fellowship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia which he completed in 2015.

Dr. Odera's primary interests are surgery for obstructive sleep apnea, orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, wisdom teeth, dental implants, anesthesia, pathology and reconstruction.

2015

Dr. M. Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD

Dr. M. Anthony Pogrel is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, specializing in head and neck pathologies, temporomandibular joint surgery, orthognathic surgery and the use of lasers in surgery. In addition to treating patients at UCSF MEdical Center, he conducts research on new treatments for oral and maxillofacial conditions including problems with facial nerves and salivary gland tumors.

 

Dr. Pogrel earned a dental degree at Liverpool University in England and a medical degree at Aberdeen University in Scotland. He completed general surgery training in Great Britain and oral and maxillofacial surgery training in Great Britain, Holland and Miami, Florida. Pogrel joined the University of California, San Francisco in 1983, where he is a professor of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a joint appointment in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is licensed in dentistry and medicine in California and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the American College of Surgeons. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

2014

Dr. Stephen Schendel, MD

Dr. Schendel is a plastic, craniofacial and maxillofacial surgeon and is Professor Emeritus of Surgery at Stanford University and former Chairman of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Stanford University. Double board certified in Plastic Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he is qualified in craniofacial surgery, having completed a fellowship with Paul Tessier, M.D., the founder of this specialty, in Paris. 

 

Dr. Schendel graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1973. Dr. Schendel completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. From 1979 to 1980 he studied in France as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Nantes, France under Professor Jean Delaire. Dr. Schendel completed medical school at the University of Hawaii in 1983 and later, a general surgery internship at Baylor University Medical Center. He completed additional general surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center, followed by completion of the plastic surgery training program at Stanford.

 

Dr. Schendel specializes in jaw-face surgery and complex craniofacial conditions. In addition, he is a facial plastic surgeon, offering advanced cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the face, nose and neck.

 

Dr. Schendel served as the Chief of Surgery at Stanford University and is known as the ”surgeon's surgeon.”

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