Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Pre-Conference

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
7:00 AM-6:00 PM

33A-C (San Diego Convention Center)


Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Pre-Conference

Ticketed This is a ticketed session.

Rui Fernandes DMD, MD
Jacksonville, FL, USA


Kevin Arce DMD, MD
Rochester, MN, USA

David Hirsch DDS, MD
New York, NY, USA


This pre-conference symposium will review the current and evolving lines of clinical and scientific endeavor in the field of head and neck surgery; highlight currently available fellowship programs; and provide clinicians with a forum for peer-reviewed presentations and an exchange of ideas

Learning Objectives
  1. Discuss clinical and basic science research in North American oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  2. Explain head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstructive surgery.

7:00 AM

8:00 AM
Rui Fernandes DMD, MD

8:50 AM
Audience Q&A

9:30 AM

9:45 AM
Keynote Lecture: How can the OMS Improve the Evidence Base for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment?
Iain Hutchison FFD, RCSI, FRCS (England), FRCS (Edinburgh), MB, BS (University of London), BDS (University of London)

10:45 AM
Audience Q&A

11:40 AM

12:40 PM
Should Tumor Depth Measured From an Incisional Biopsy Be Used to Guide the Decision to Perform an Elective Neck Dissection?
Allen Cheng DDS, MD ; Ashley Bennett BS ; M. Anthony Pogrel DDS, MD ; Brian Schmidt DDS, MD, PhD

12:50 PM
Prostate Specific Antigen (Human Kallikrein Protein 3) Expression in Maxillofacial Cysts and Tumors
Karl Cuddy BSc, DDS ; Thomas Daley DDS, MSc ; Henry Lapointe DDS, PhD ; Graham Cobb DDS, MD, MSc ; Linda Jackson-Boeters ; Mark Darling MSc (Dent), MSc (Med), MChD (Oral Pathology)

1:00 PM
Expression of Osteopontin in selected benign and malignant salivary gland neoplasms
Tommy Fok DDS, MD ; Thomas Daley DDS, MSc ; Henry Lapointe DDS, PhD ; Mark Darling MSc (Dent), MSc (Med), MChD (Oral Pathology)

1:10 PM
1:20 PM
Transoral Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Pathology: A Series of 37 cases
Etern S. Park DDS, MD ; R. Bryan Bell DDS, MD ; Eric Dierks DMD, MD

1:30 PM
Jaw in a Day: One stage complete jaw rehabilitation for segmental defects of the mandible and maxilla
Ashish Patel DDS, MD ; David Hirsch DDS, MD ; Jamie Levine MD ; Lawrence Brecht DDS

1:40 PM
Investigation into the Potential Sources of Delay in the Management of Patients with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Danny Pond BSc(Hons), MBA ; Chad Robertson DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C) ; Curtis Gregoire DDS,MD,MSc,FRCD(C)

1:50 PM
Multiple Primary Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oral Cavity
Mohammed Qaisi DMD, MD ; John Vorrasi DDS ; Donita Dyalram-Silverberg DDS, MD ; Joshua Lubek DDS, MD ; Robert Ord DDS, MD

2:00 PM
Low Albumin Is Not Associated With Microvascular Free Flap Failure
Jonathan Shum DDS, MD ; Etern S. Park DDS, MD ; Michael Markiewicz DDS, MPH, MD ; R. Bryan Bell DDS, MD ; Tuan G. Bui DDS, MD ; Bryce Potter DMD, MD ; Eric Dierks DMD, MD

2:20 PM
Quality of Life Assessment in Patients after Mandibular Resection and Free Fibula Flap Reconstruction
Lidiya Zavalishina BSc, MSc ; Nour Karra DMD ; Waleed Suliman Zaid DDS ; Michel El-Hakim

2:30 PM

2:45 PM
CIG Chair Address
Rui Fernandes DMD, MD

2:55 PM
Plenary Session: Review from Training Programs

5:10 PM
5:25 PM
5:55 PM
Closing Remarks
Rui Fernandes DMD, MD