Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Program has a long history as one of the premier oral and maxillofacial Surgery programs in the United States.
Surgical training in all areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery prepares our residents for successful completion of board certification. In fact, 100 percent of graduates within the last 20 years have achieved board certification through the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons or the Canadian Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Many graduates compete fellowship training in specialized areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery including cleft and craniofacial surgery, cosmetic surgery and trauma surgery.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program boasts some of the most highly recognized and internationally renowned faculty including Raymond White, DDS, PhD, and Timothy Turvey, DDS.
The program also is also home the Adams School of Dentistry Craniofacial Center team and the facial gender affirmation surgery clinic. The program uses technological advances in surgical technique and planning, and takes prides in the UNC system’s support of innovation and advancement.
Didactic education for resident is a paramount foundation and a comprehensive didactic lecture schedule has been implemented to ensure broad knowledge in all areas of surgical care. Supplemental didactic education from field experts was spearheaded by program director, Elda Fisher, MD, whose commitment to resident education is unsurpassed.
We strive to instill values in our residents and throughout the program that exemplify the highest standards in ethics, professionalism and compassion.
We support personal endeavors including family and other personal goals, aim to be a champion of all aspects of resident well-being.
The sense of family within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program is strong, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to care for each other.