The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University is devoted to patient care, residency education and research. The department provides state-of-the-art care from the reconstruction of the maxillofacial region associated with tumor surgery and trauma to the correction of dentofacial deformaties.
Other areas of expertise include treatment and diagnosis of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, implantology, trauma surgery and microneurosurgery.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is a four year program with a medical degree option. Research is directed toward clinical trials and the study of diseases of the oral mucosa and supporting structures.
We are currently accepting applications for a one year internship position.
TJUH Mission, Vision, Values
As an academic medical center within a regional healthcare system, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (Center City, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Methodist Hospital and Ford Road) are dedicated to excellence in patient care, providing quality clinical settings and positive role models to health professional students, and developing improved methods of healthcare and healthcare delivery in a cost effective manner.
This mission is achieved through our shared values:
- excellence and innovation
- integrity and respect
- teamwork and communication
Our patients choose us for our advanced medicine and clinical excellence; they will remember our compassion, respect and outstanding service.
Our shared values and quality standards will be evident in everything we do and say.
Our commitment to learning and discovery will be evident to health profession students and researchers, and in the opportunities we provide to employees for professional and personal growth.
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Robert J. Diecidue, DMD, MD Chairman Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Dentistry
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
909 Walnut Street
Clinical Office Building, Third Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
- Takotsubo cardiomyopathy precipitated by maxillofacial surgery and general anesthesia: A case report and review of literature
- Waltzing a facial artery musculomucosal flap to salvage a recurrent palatal fistula
- A critical review of the literature and an evidence-based approach for life-threatening hemorrhage in Maxillofacial Surgery
- Factor VII deficiency resulting in acute hemorrhage in orthognathic surgery: A case report
- A Radiolucent Lesion in the Posterior Mandible