Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
He served as chief of OMS trauma services and the Dental Department at Harborview Medical Center for 12 years prior to moving to Children’s Hospital full time in 2000. Dr. Egbert received his dental and OMS training at the University of Washington, and spent one year studying OMS at the Gemmente Ziekenhuis, Arnhem, The Netherlands. He is now Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital and associate professor of OMS at the University of Washington School of Dentistry with an adjunct appointment in the Division of Plastic surgery in the School of Medicine.
His particular interests include the 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.
Dr. Egbert serves on numerous review boards for journals, including the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American Journal of OMS and Triple O. His professional society memberships include the AAOMS and ACPA, and he has served as president of the Western Society of OMS and the Washington State Society of OMS. He chairs and serves on committees of the American Association of OMS. He has served on the examining committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
- Yeh K, Popowics T, Rafferty K, Herring S, Egbert M. The effects of tooth extraction on alveolar bone biomechanics in the miniature pig, Sus scrofa. Arch Oral Biol. 2010 Sep;55(9):663-9. Epub 2010 Jun 26.
- Perkins JA, Manning SC, Tempero RM, Cunningham MJ, Edmonds JL Jr, Hoffer FA, Egbert MA. Lymphatic malformations: review of current treatment. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jun;142(6):795-803, 803.e1. Review.
- Perkins JA, Manning SC, Tempero RM, Cunningham MJ, Edmonds JL Jr, Hoffer FA, Egbert MA. Lymphatic malformations: current cellular and clinical investigations. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jun;142(6):789-94. Review.