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Clinical Interest Group Sessions

Thursday, September 15, 2011
10:00am — 12:00pm


(C) 114

CIG on Pediatric Oral and Craniofacial / Maxillofacial Surgery Educational Program: Fellowships in Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery


This is a scientific presentation and status update from the existing cleft and craniofacial fellowship programs available to oral and maxillofacial surgeons and sponsored by oral and maxillofacial surgeons, or OMS programs. Each presentation will include a brief abstract as well as an update on their clinical activities.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the current fellowship training programs in cleft/craniofacial surgery; and
  2. Diagnosis and treat cleft/craniofacial anomalies that present to OMSs and OMS fellows at their respective fellowship programs.

The University of Pittsburgh Pediatric Craniofacial Fellowship: Tailoring a Program for Clinicians and Surgeon-Scientists
Bernard J. Costello, DMD, MD
Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery: The LSU-Shreveport Experience and a Clinical Review of 100 Craniosynostosis Cases
G. E. Ghali, DDS, MD
Professor and Chairman, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
LSU, Medical Center Shreveport
Shreveport, LA

Parental Perspective of Cleft Lip/Palate: Experience in Prenatal Counseling for Parents of Cleft Patients
Kevin S Smith, DDS
Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery: A 15-Year Experience
Leonard B Kaban, DMD, MD
Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

An Overview of the First Appalachian Craniofacial Deformities Specialists (FACES) Clinic, and Approach to Primary Cleft Repair of Patients from Birth to Two Years of Age
Bruce B Horswell, DDS, MD
Facial Surgery Center FACES
Charleston, WV

Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Fellowship Program at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children: Transcranial Approaches for Congenital Malformations, Trauma, and Craniofacial Pathology
Ramon L Ruiz, DMD, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando , FL

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