UW School of Dentistry

Faculty Directory

O. Ross Beirne

O. Ross Beirne

Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Academic: 206.543.7722
Clinical: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

slsb@uw.edu

Research Interests

Maxillary sinus augmentation. Anesthesia- protocol for outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery. Evidenced-based clinical decision making

Dale S. Bloomquist

Dale S. Bloomquist

Associate Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

daleb@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mandibular prognathic surgery issues, bone grafting and maxillary inter-dental osteotomy studies

Andrea Burke

Andrea Burke

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Contact: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

abburke@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pathophysiology of skeletal diseases, such as fibro-osseous and giant cell lesions, osteonecrosis of the jaws and odontogenic tumors.  Molecular and genetic understanding of benign craniofacial fibro-osseous lesions.  Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome Patient Registry.

Srinivasa Rama Chandra

Srinivasa Rama Chandra

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.744.3224

chandra4@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mutational Data of Odontogenic Tumors. Head and Neck Cancer. Biomaterials in Reconstruction
Outcomes in Oncology, Critical Care and Reconstruction. Epidemiology of disease.

Jasjit K. Dillon

Jasjit K. Dillon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Resident Program Director & Acting Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harborview Medical Center

206.744.3189

dillonj5@uw.edu

Research Interests

Clinic complications. Outcomes in oral cancer surgery patients. Critical care patients.

Thomas Benton Dodson

Thomas Benton Dodson

Professor & Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Interim Chair, Pediatric Dentistry

Academic: 206.543.7722
Clinical: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

tbdodson@uw.edu

Research Interests

Orthognathic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, pathology, dentoalveolar and maxillofacial reconstructive surgery

Mark A. Egbert

Mark A. Egbert

Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.987.2243

egbert@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biological basis of facial growth and development, the management of cleft lip and palate, applications of distraction osteogenesis in the correction of facial anomalies and the treatment of pediatric oral and maxillofacial pathology.

John Richard Evans

John Richard Evans

Director, Advanced General Dentistry
Clinical Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Associate Director, RIDE

206.543.7722

drjohn@uw.edu

Research Interests

Learning styles as they apply to clinical teaching. Efficacy of informed consent procedures. Problem-based learning. Metacognition of clinical problem solving. Evidence-based clinical care.

Melanie S. Lang

Melanie S. Lang

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Academic: 206.543.7722
Clinical Contact: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

melslang@uw.edu

Robert Nieman

Robert Nieman

Interim GPR Program Director
Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

rkn@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pedodontic conscious sedation techniques. Endodontic surgical techniques. Oral manifestations of metabolic disease. Dental management of the renal dialysis and renal transplant patient.

Dolphine Oda

Dolphine Oda

Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.4440

doda@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral cancer molecular and genetic alterations and treatment. Tobacco carcinogenesis and antioxidant role in prevention of oral carcinogenesis in vitro tissue engineering

Ryan O’Connor

Ryan O’Connor

Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

snocon@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral and Parenteral Sedation. Pediatric Dentistry and
Adrenal Disease.

Yeshwant B. Rawal

Yeshwant B. Rawal

Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206-543-4440

ybrawal@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mucosal soft tissue tumors and gnathic bone lesions

Eugene Sanchez

Eugene Sanchez

Human Resources Manager, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Human Resources Manager, Pediatric Dentistry

206-543-0127

sanche@uw.edu

Andrew G. Tolas

Andrew G. Tolas

Clinical Associate Professor,Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

tolas@uw.edu

Research Interests

Treatment of mandibular fractures. Neurohumoral induced cardiac dysrhythmias during nitrous oxide anesthesia. Spontaneous pneumothorax following ambulatory dental anesthesia. Reconstruction of mandibular continuity with recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein 2.

Philip Worthington

Philip Worthington

Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

worthp@uw.edu