University of Maryland

Program Director:  Joshua Lubek, DDS, MD, FACS

Number of Positions Available Each Year :  1

Required Application Materials:

  1. Letter of intent

  2. Two letters of recommendation (one letter must be from your program director or chairman)

  3. Interview with fellowship faculty

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Completion of an accredited Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program

  2. Eligibility for either an institutional training license or regular licensure in dentistry and/or medicine in the State of Maryland

  3. Candidates are encouraged to have completed both dental (DDS/DMD) and medical (MD) degrees, or its equivalency, including 1 year of post-graduate general surgery training

  4. Foreign graduates are eligible to apply for fellowship.

Program Description:  The Maxillofacial/Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Reconstructive fellowship at the University of Maryland is an accredited (CODA approved) comprehensive 2-year program dedicated to training surgeons in the diagnosis and management of patients with malignant and benign disease of the head & neck.  The fellow is responsible for the daily management of the oncology/microvascular service and will provide second-on-call for the service. Surgical training in all aspects of head & neck surgery (ablative & reconstructive techniques) are provided for via an extensive direct operative experience, fresh cadaveric tissue dissection, the minimally invasive training laboratory (trans-oral robotics) and the microvascular animal training laboratory at the University of Maryland. Off service rotations include radiation oncology and medical oncology. The fellow is expected to participate in research and publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.