Unique branch which bridges disciplines of Dentistry and Medical Science.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This is a unique branch which bridges disciplines of Dentistry and Medical Science. Oral Surgery training has evolved to a new concept as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Oral Surgery.
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is responsible for the didactic and clinical instruction in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Local Anesthesia and Pain Control for the undergraduate dental students. The Department is fully committed to patient care, student education, service to the University, the community, and the profession. The undergraduate training starts from 3rd Year BDS onwards .The faculty guides all the undergraduate students for basic exodontia, minor oral surgical procedures which are undoubtedly essential to practice as a general dental practitioner.

The department has full strength of highly qualified staff recognized by Dental Council of India.

Key Features Of The Department

  • Only Surgical department in dentistry
  • Consists of teaching and clinical activities
  • Involves the treatment of oro-facial infection, pathology, dentoalveolar fracture, pre-prosthetic surgeryand facial pain
  • Management of medical emergency in dental chair
  • Bridge between dentistry and Medicine
  • Minor surgical technique demonstration for undergraduates

Core Competencies Of The Department

  • Dental extractions
  • Wisdom tooth surgery
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery
  • Periapical surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Dentoalveolar fracture
  • Incision and drainage

Dr. Vikram Karande
Professor and Department Head
Qualifications: MDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasgow, UK)
Designation: Professor & HOD
Teaching Experience: 14 years 4 months
Ph.D. Scholar, persuing Ph.D. in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with MUHS, 2019-20.
Affiliations and memberships:
  • Member of Faculty of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
  • Member of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI)
  • Aluminus of Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai
  • Recognised UG & PG Teacher with MUHS
  • Trained in BLS and ACLS from American Heart Association (AHA)

Publications: 10
Awards and Prizes:
  • Gold medalist in MDS exam in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the university of Mumbai
  • Winner of several awards including Best Paper for scientific presentations at National, State & Intercollegiate levels.

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