Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program

The goal of the Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program is to provide the resident with a clinical and educational experience that meets or exceeds the essentials of accreditation.

Training includes 48 months of didactic and clinical training in all phases of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The didactic component of the program is closely integrated with the clinical experiences provided with supplemental conferences, seminars, lectures and training at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Simulation Education and Training (SimET) Center.

PGY-1:
Nine months - OMFS
Two months - Internal Medicine
One month - Inpatient Pediatrics

PGY-2:
Four months - General Anesthesia
Four months - General Surgery
Three months - OMFS
One month - ENT/Plastics

PGY-3:
Nine months - OMFS
Two months - Emergency/Trauma/ICU
One month - Neurosurgery

PGY-4:
12 months - OMFS

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery operates within the Department of Surgery and is responsible for the Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as in providing comprehensive oral and maxillofacial surgical care in both the hospital and outpatient clinical setting.

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix is a tertiary care referral center and has consistently been ranked as one of the top hospitals in Arizona by U.S. News and World Report.

Our surgeons performed over 900 major operating cases in the academic year July 2014- June 2015, and are responsible for providing the majority of facial trauma care at our busy Level I Trauma Center.

Additionally, our specialists are actively involved in the evaluation and management of:

  • Head and neck infections
  • Maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction
  • Facial skeleton congenital and traumatic abnormalities
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction and facial pain
  • Routine and third molar dental extractions
  • Placement of dental implants