Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
(B.Ch D , FMCDS)
Ag. HOD Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Teaching/ Clinical Experience:
Lecturer 1- University of Maiduguri Faculty of Dentistry Dept.of Oral/Maxillofacial
Senior Lecturer -Lagos State University Faculty of Dentistry Dept.of Oral/Maxillofacial
Surgery 2012 -Till Date
Publications: Published scientific articles in peer review
international and local journals.
Supervised Resident Doctors dissertation for the award of
Fellowship in the National Postgraduate Medical College
Sub-speciality -Craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate
Conferences/Workshop attendance: Attended several local and international conferences.
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Member Nigerian Dental Association
Member,Nigerian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Pan African association of cleft lip and palate
National Association of cleft and palate
Hobbies: Travelling and Playing of Musical Instrument
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an internationally recognized speciality treating the cranio-maxillofacial complex (mouth, jaws ,face, skull) and its associated structures.it is a branch of Dentistry that overtime slowly evolved from oral surgery.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital started as part of the dental center in 2012, prior to this it has involved in the training of residents since 2007. Since then we have moved from having one resident to the present four resident undergoing training in the department.
Over the years the training has incorporated specialised procedures carried out in other specialities like plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery and otorhinolaryngology.
This has culminated in the neccessity for additional training programme like 1-2years fellowship in:
- Head and Neck cancer –Microvascular reconstruction
- Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery
- Facial cosmetic surgery
To be a center of excellence in providing Oral and Maxillofacial expert care and training specialist, with special emphasis on research for the advancement of the speciality.
- To provide a foundation for professional knowledge associated with surgical skills enabling resident doctors and students to diagnose and treat diseases of the oral-facial complex
- To ensure that patients get optimal treatment of the disease of the facial complex ..
- To conduct cutting edge research resulting in the high quality publications in scientific journals.