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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department Chair

Dr. Thomas Indresano, Chair

Dr. Thomas Indresano earned his doctor of dental medicine degree from Harvard University and received specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery from Vanderbilt University. Indresano is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and spent six years as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has trained more than 60 residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Indresano is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. In 2005, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons awarded him the Donald B. Osbon Award for Best Oral and Maxillofacial Educator in the USA.

He has published more than 100 textbooks, chapters and scientific articles. Indresano currently serves as the vice president of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Prior to joining to the dental school, Indresano served as an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, associate professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Chicago, associate professor at Case Western Reserve University, and professor and chairman at the Medical College of Wisconsin.