Medicine, MD/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Professional Certification

Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
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Credential: Dental Post-Professional Certification
Field of Study: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Program Overview

The residency program at Case Western Reserve University in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a joint program with the School of Medicine leading to an MD degree and certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Case Western Reserve University is the only program in the country that enables residents to obtain their medical degree and certificate in five years.

Residents rotate through several institutions: the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland's Veterans Administration Hospital, the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, the section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic Hospital and other affiliated facilities. This diversity of institutions ensures that residents gain experience in the essential areas of clinical surgery in preparation for all types of practices.


More information about application and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program can be found on the School of Dental Medicine website at