The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) at UT Southwestern Medical Center is well-known for our committed faculty and connected alumni who have walked our halls and worked the operating rooms. As a testament to our contributions to the profession over the past half-century and more, under the leaderships of prominent individuals including Drs. Robert V. Walker and Douglas Sinn, the Division has provided education to thousands of dental students, externs, interns, and research fellows and has been an inspiration to many to pursue a career in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Our residency program has graduated 219 specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Among the graduates of the program are 31 former or current chairs, program directors of oral and maxillofacial surgery programs, and dental school deans.
Advanced Training Program
The Advanced Training Program in OMS continues the great traditions of education and excellence that were established by Drs. Walker and Sinn. There are 14 full-time and part-time faculty in the specialty areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and general dentistry who are dedicated to providing outstanding care for patients and an unmatched education for the 27 residents and six one-year interns and the many dental students who visit our program each year.
Our faculty and residents provide oral and maxillofacial services at three campuses in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex:
- Parkland Memorial Hospital, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, St. Paul University Hospital, and Children’s Medical Center
- Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- John Peter Smith Hospital and Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.