Oral and maxillofacial surgeons use 3D technology and a patient's fibula to customize complex jaw reconstruction
Rui Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS, FRCS, is a University of Florida professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery and a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. He also serves as associate chair of the UF Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Jacksonville, chief of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery, and program director of the Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Fellowship. He is also director of the UF Center for Reconstructive Surgery, and co-director of the UF Health Skull Base Surgery Program.
Dr. Fernandes specializes in head and neck cancer, oral cancer, salivary gland pathology, jaw tumors, microvascular reconstructive surgery, and thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He received his dental degree from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at University of Alabama Hospital, as well as fellowship training in maxillofacial oncology and reconstructive surgery at the University of Maryland James L. Kernan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
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- Postoperative Complications 12
- Head and Neck Neoplasms 12
- Reconstructive Surgical Procedures 12
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December 20, 2017
He addressed new fellows during ceremony speech in Scotland Rui Fernandes, MD, DMD, an associate professor and associate chair of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, has been…
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