Dr. Erik Reitter is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is a graduate of Marquette University’s School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery. The six year integrated program includes exposure and/or rotations in general surgery, surgical ICU, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, and pediatric and adult anesthesia. At Harvard, Dr. Kupfer developed an interest in business and leadership in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. At Harvard, he would cultivate a passion for research under the tutelage of Dr. Thomas Dodson. Dr. Kupfer has published both articles and book chapters in the fields of Orthognathic Surgery, Facial Trauma, Advanced Imaging, Cleft Care and the associated cost, as well as virtual surgical planning. Regardless of the availability of stipend support, teaching responsibilities are required as a part of the program. The sense of family within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program is strong, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to care for each other. Candidates must now be completing or have completed a CODA-approved OMS residency. UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. Victoria Palermo, MD, DDS completed her Fellowship in 2016, under the tutelage of Dr. Pat Ricalde, and joined the surgical team of Florida Craniofacial Institute in early 2017. The AOMSI fellowship is well regulated and the candidates have a one to one with their mentors. Residencies & Fellowships. Click here to access the PASS application materials and instructions. The stipend schedule for UNC Hospitals is based on the program level training and is competitive to the Southeast hospitals system. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) internship program is a one year program designed specifically for advanced training in OMFS with the goal towards eventual specializing. After completing his Fellowship, Dr. Kupfer returned to Portland, OR, to join Sunset Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship Program Dr. Benn L. Lieberman, D.M.D., is currently part- time faculty of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Mount Sinai Downtown / Mount Sinai West/ Jacobi Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Following dental school, Dr. Dennis returned to the Pacific Northwest to attend oral and maxillofacial residency at Oregon Health & Science University. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, serves North Carolina, the United States, and the world through teaching, research, and public service and embraces an unwavering commitment to excellence as one of the world’s great research universities. You will shadow a junior resident with didactic participation at Sunnybrook and Mount Sinai hospitals and follow the Hospital Dental Residency curriculum. Click here to access the PASS application materials and instructions. Robert D. Cloney, S.J. He attended both dental & medical school at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. His residency was completed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. It was during his residency that his interest in facial trauma and orthognathic surgery piqued, resulting in his desire to pursue a fellowship at Carolinas Centers for Oral, Facial, Cosmetic & Dental Implant Surgery. Dr. Matthew Dudziak attended University of California at Riverside and following graduation he attended New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Wessel brings wide ranging experience to Carolinas Centers for Oral, Facial, Cosmetic & Dental Implant Surgery, with surgical interests including the treatment of impacted wisdom teeth, replacing missing or broken teeth with dental implants, jaw misalignment, obstructive sleep apnea, TMJ dysfunction, and facial trauma. Subsequently, she went on to a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, where her interests in pursuing an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency continued to evolve. Originally established as a healthcare system in 1998, UNC Health currently comprises UNC Hospitals and its provider network, the clinical programs of the UNC School of Medicine, and eleven affiliate hospitals and hospital systems across the state. It was during his fellowship year that he and his wife fell in love with the Carolinas. He then completed a 1-year General Practice Residency at Western and set his sights on a career in OMFS. Fellowships after residency are recommended to those interested in sub-specializing in areas of oral surgery such as: cleft and craniofacial surgeries, head and neck cancer, and facial cosmetics. Thank you for your inquiry regarding our fellowship. Residency Residencies offer medical training for prospective physicians, typically after an internship and graduation, to build your expertise through experience. We support personal endeavors including family and other personal goals, aim to be a champion of all aspects of resident well-being. The fellowship at Carolinas Centers for Oral, Facial, Cosmetic & Dental Implant Surgery allowed her this chance and was a very valuable educational opportunity and experience. Gallery of RCS Senior Clinical Fellows in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Krishnan Parthasarathi. To earn a dual degree, both dental and medical, a surgeon has to complete six years of residency with much time spent in medical training.