Country Name
Albania  Albania Prof R. Isufi

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Armenia  Armenia Dr L. Khachatryan

Yerevan (Armenia), 1983
Armenian Medical Institute (2004-2009) Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan State Medical University (2009-2012) Yerevan, Armenia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (2012)
Maxillofacial surgeon “Aramyanc” Medical Center (2012), Yerevan, Armenia
Director, Maxillofacial surgeon “Modern Implant Medicine” LLC (2012), Yerevan, Armenia
AAMFOS Member (2009-)
EACMFS Active member (2015-)
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Austria  Austria Dr O. Ploder

Oliver Ploder has studied from 1985 to 1991 in Graz (Medicine) and from 1995 to 1997 at the Dental School in Vienna (Prof. Slavicek). He was trained for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from 1993 to 1998 at the General Hospital Vienna (Prof. Ewers). Between 1998 and 2003 he was consultant for trauma surgery at the Hospital Krems and at the Hanusch Hospital (Vienna). In 2003 he finished his PhD-thesis about „computer-based measurement of orbital trauma“. Since 2004, he is Director at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Academic Teaching Hospital in Feldkirch (Austria). His scientific work includes 63 peer-reviewed publications, 254 national and international oral presentations, and the organization of 17 national and international conferences. He was visiting doctor and professor at the hospitals in Salt Lake City (1993), UNC in North Carolina (1995), USP in Sao Paulo (2000), UNC in North Carolina (2001), WWU in Münster (2004) and CES University in Medellin, Columbia (2013). His scientific work is related to orthognathic surgery, traumatology and implantology.
Funding: FWF Fund Austria (1995), Tecma Innovationagency (2003) and EFRE (2006).
Awards: Dentaprize Award (2009) and the Dental Award (2013)
Additional functions: General Secretary oft the Austria Society of OMS (since 2010), National Councilor of the EACMFS (since 2013), Education Committee Head of the IBRA (since 2009)
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Belarus  Belarus Prof I. Pohodenko-Chudakova

MsD, PhD, Professor, Head of the
Department of Oral Surgery, Dental Faculty
Belarusian State Medical University, Minsk Republic of Belarus

Irina Pohodenko – Chudakova was born on 2.02.1968. In 1990 she graduated from the Dental Faculty of the Minsk State Medical Institute (nowadays Belorusian State Medical University). Irina Pohodenko – Chudakova is a Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Head of the Department of Surgical Dentistry of the Belorusian State Medical University. She authored more than 730 scientific works (including 7 monographs, 17 patents, 30 rationalization proposals and 43 educational-methodological works).
Under her guidance, 6 doctoral theses are currently being defended. Irina Pohodenko – Chudakova has been the recipient of honorary diplomas awarded by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, and the Rector of the Belarusian State Medical University.

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Belgium  Belgium Dr E. Lahy

Dr. EDMOND LAHY (1955),
MD (1980), LSD (1983), STOMATOLOGY and OMFS( 1985)
– Head of Dept Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Europe Hospitals Brussels ( 1990-2013)
– General Secretary of the Royal Belgian Association for Stomatology and Oral-Maxillo-Facial Surgery ( 2000-2016)
– Co-organisator of the national semestrial meetings ( 2000-2017)
– Active Member of EACMFS, IAOMS, EAO.
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Bosnia-Herzegovina  Bosnia & Herzegovina Dr B. Bejtovic

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Bulgaria  Bulgaria Dr B. Vladimirov

Boyan Vladimirov is an Associate Professor at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He has graduated dentistry, medicine and had his maxillofacial surgical training at the Medical University Plovdiv. He did an ITI Scholarship at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital / University of Toronto, as well as a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Regional Maxillofacial Unit, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
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Croatia  Croatia Dr P. Knezevic

Prof Predrag Knezevic, MD, PhD, consultant maxillofacial surgeon, head and neck plastic surgeon, University Hospital “Dubrava”, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Secretary of Croatian Society of Maxillofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery. Clinical practice includes microvascular surgery and special interest in cleft surgery.
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Cyprus  Cyprus Dr L Hadjipetrou

Medical and Dental School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Training in OMFS at the “Papanikolaou” Hospital in Greece.
Masters in Molecular Medicine by the CSMM.
Numerous distinctions and awards, prominent of which was to be named Valedictorian twice.
18 published medical articles
During the past decade, she has been practicing OMFS in Cyprus.
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Czech-Republic  Czech Republic Dr P. Michl

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Denmark  Denmark Dr T. Kofod

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Estonia  Estonia Dr P. Viidebaum

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Finland  Finland Dr J. Leikola

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France  France Prof J. Ferri

Head and chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Lille university hospital, France.
Trained: Oral and maxillo-facial surgery department in Nantes, France.
Publications: 155 (ref Pubmed).Main clinical activities : Malformations, orthognathic surgery, preprosthetic surgery, TMJ desorders.
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Germany  Germany Prof P. Sieg

Head of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Luebeck since 2004
– Degree in Medicine and Dentistry,
– 1986-1994 registrar in pathology, general surgery and oral/maxillofacial surgery,
– 1994 Consultant
– Fellowships:

  • Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery, Melbourne, Australia,
  • Middlemore Acad. Teaching Unit, Reconstr. Plastic & Maxillofac. Surg., Univ. of Auckland, NZ
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Plastic Surgery, Chicago, USA
  • Australian Craniofacial Unit, Royal Adelaide Hosp., Adelaide, Australia

– Research interests: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery,
Special topic: Submandibular gland transfer for severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca.

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Greece  Greece Dr G. Rallis

George Rallis, MD,DDS,PhD,PhD.
Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, General Hospital of Attica “ΚΑΤ”, Athens-Greece.
Trained: “King’s College Hospital” London, “KAT” Hospital Athens, and Anticancer-Oncological Hospitals of Athens “Agios Savvas” (OMFS) and “Metaxas” (ENT).
Publications: 56 Medline-listed papers and author of several chapters in scientific books.
HAOMS ex-President (2011-14).
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Hungary  Hungary Prof Z. Nemeth

Dr. Zs. NÉMETH med. habil, MD, PhD, FEBOMFS
Zsolt NÉMETH has graduated in medicine 1988
He is the Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Semmelweis University, Budapest/Hungary
He is vice-Dean at the Dental Faculty and President of the Hungarian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He is specialized in dentistry, oral- and maxillofacial surgery, clinical oncology-maxillofacial Surgery
Main interests – Cancer therapy, reconstructive surgery, prognostic and predictive markers of oral cancer, Head and Neck cancer in young patients
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Israel  Israel Prof. A. Rachmiel

Professor and Head of the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus and Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. Performed his fellow at the Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Providence hospital, Southfield, Michigan USAMain interests – Maxillofacial deformities, cleft-palate surgery, facial trauma, facial bones reconstruction including patient-specific-implants, obstructive sleep apnea, distraction-osteogenesis and the influence of growth factors to improve osteogenesisProf. Rachmiel is among the pioneers in the development of distraction osteogenesis in both research and clinical cases.
Prof. Adi Rachmiel published over 110 articles and various book chapters in the international literature.
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Italy  Italy Dr N. Mannucci

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Kosovo  Kosova Dr M. Prekazi-Loxha

Dr.sc. Mergime Prekazi Loxha,
Born on 01.09.1973 in Zagreb-Croatia.
1999- Faculty of Medicine , Dentistry School- Tirana , Albania
2000-Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry Branch, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery
2000-University Clinical Center of Prishtina, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery
2006-Specialist of Maxillofacial Surgery
2007-Master Degree, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry Branch, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery:’ Epidemiology of Maxillofacial Region Fractures in Kosova”
2014-PhD Degree, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry Branch, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery: “Selective neck dissection, necessary or not in Squamos Cell Carcinoma od the lip T1 and T2”
Present: Works at University of Prishtina-Faculty of Medicine – University Clinical Center of Kosova
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Latvia  Latvia Prof I. Akota

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LIthuania  Lithuania Dr M. Baseckas

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Macedonia  Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Prof V. Popovski

Professor Vladimir Popovski is Maxillofacial surgeon on the University Clinic for Maxillofacial Surgery, in Skopje, Macedonia.
Formerly Head of the Clinic 2006-2008 and President of MAMFS 2004-2014. From 2007-2013 Director of the Skopje EACMFS Educational Trainee Center.
Currently – President of BAMS, Councillor in EACMFS and President of the MDC.
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Moldova  Moldova Prof I. Lupan

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Montenegro  Montenegro Prof M. Knezevic

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Netherlands  Netherlands Dr J. de Visscher

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Norway  Norway Dr J. Mangersnes

Born 1961
DDS 1985 University of Bergen, Norway
MD University of Trondheim, Norway 1993
Training OMFS Oslo university hospital
Specialist OMFS 1999
Former Consultant maxillofacial surgery University Hospital Northern Norway
Former head of Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery Sykehuset Innlandet Norway
Former president Norwegian association for maxillofacial surgery
Private Practice Oral and maxillofacial surgery Gjøvik,Norway
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Poland  Poland Dr Z Stopa

Dr Zygmunt Stopa is Vice-Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Associated Professor at the Medical University of Warsaw in Poland, where he studied medicine and later obtained his PhD. He is a regional specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery of the Mazovian Voivodeship. Dr Stopa runs research into TMJ surgery and endoscopic treatment of mandibular fractures. He regularly participates in national and international Congresses and co-organizes international EACMFS Training Courses and Workshops.
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Portugal  Portugal Dr J. Bilhoto

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Romania  Romania Prof M. Baciut

Disciplina de Chirurgie si Implantologie Maxilofaciala
Facultatea de Medicina Dentara
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie “Iuliu Hatieganu”
400029 Str. Cardinal Iuliu Hossu nr. 37, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Russia  Russia Dr A. Ivanov

Alexandre L. Ivanov, PhD is Head of Department of Pediatric Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery in the Central Research Institute for Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery.
He is EACMFS Councillor for Russian Federation, IAOMS Councillor for Russian Federation and Councillor of the Russian National Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons.
His research interests include new methods of surgical treatment, congenital pathology, bone pathology, craniofacial surgery, 3D modeling preparation for surgical treatment.
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Serbia  Serbia Prof S. Stosic

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Slovakia  Slovakia Prof A. Jenca

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Slovenia  Slovenia Dr V. Didanovic

prim. Vojko Didanovič, MD was born 1965 in Maribor, Slovenia. He finished Medical faculty in Ljubljana, Slovenija in 1990. He is bord certified maxillofacial and ENT surgeon, currently employed at Clinical department for Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, at University Clinical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia.
He has been councillor for Slovenia at the EACMFS since 2014.
His main fields of interest and work are diagnostics, oncologic ablative and reconstructive surgery in the head and neck region, as well as treatment of soft tissue and skeletal injuries of the head and neck, surgical and prosthetic correction of acquired and inborn head and neck, oral cavity, and maxillary deformities, surgery of lateral and frontal skull base, endoscopic surgery, ultrasound of the neck and surgical treatment of snoring & obstructive sleep apnea syndrom.
He is also interested in 3D planning of reconstructive and corrective procedures, dental and prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with vast facial deformities, defects or atrophies in the mandibulo-maxillar region.
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Spain  Spain Dr F Garcia Marin

Dr Fernando García Marín is member of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Hospital Central de la Defensa, Madrid, Spain. Honorary Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid. He studied Medicine and Dentistry and obtained his PhD at the university in Madrid. Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Fellow of the European Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. President of the Spanish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SECOM) (2015-2017). President of the Spanish Foundation for Health Cooperation (FECS).
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Sweden  Sweden Dr C. Schaefer

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Switzerland  Switzerland Dr R Verdeja

Dr. Raúl Verdeja, MD, DMD, FEBOMFS

Consultant and Teacher at the Clinic for oral and maxillo-facial surgery, University hospital Geneva, Switzerland

Private practice for oral and maxillo-facial surgery in Fribourg, Switzerland

Member of the Swiss Board for oral and maxillo-facial surgery

2010 EBOMFS Graduation in Brugge, Belgium

2003 Graduation as specialist in Oral and maxillo-facial surgery, Switzerland

2003 Fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Private clinic « Laclinic », Montreux, Switzerland

2002-2004 Lecturer at the Clinic for oral and maxillo-facial surgery, University hospital Lausanne, Switzerland

1999-2002 Residency at the Clinic for oral and maxillo-facial surgery, University hospital Zürich, Switzerland

1999 Residency at the Clinic for Neurosurgery, University hospital Zürich Switzerland

1999 Fellowship in oral and maxillo-facial surgery, Hospital universitario de Valle Hebron, Barcelona

1998 Residency in the Clinic for General surgery, Regional hospital Fribourg, Switzerland

1997 Graduation in medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

1995 Graduation as Doctor med-dent, University of Bern, Switzerland

1991 Graduation in dentistry, University of Bern, Switzerland

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Turkey  Turkey Dr M Atac

Professor Dr Mustafa Sancar Ataç
1992-1997 DMD İstanbul University,
1998-2004 Specialist &PhD of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
2000- 2001 Resident of Plastics, Head and Neck Surgery ,Anesthesiology Departments, (Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey)
2002 -New York University Institution of Craniofacial Surgery – USA.
2004 -University of Washington Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-USA.
2005 – Unispitall Zürich Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery- Switzerland
2011 – Ilizarov Centre-Russıa-Syberia
2010 Associate Professor OMFS
2017 Professor OMFS
2008-…Treasurer in Turkish AOMS
2013-…Councilor IAOMS
2014-…Councilor EACMFS
More than 150 scientific activities
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UK  UK Dr R Banks

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Ukraine  Ukraine Prof V. Malanchuk

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Belgium  Belgium Dr M Bila

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon
University of Leuven, Belgium
Field of interest: Head & Neck cancerTraining:
Medicine in the University of Antwerp 2002-2009
Internships in Switzerland and the Netherlands
Dentistry in the University of Leuven 2009-2012
General Surgery in GZA Wilirjk, Belgium
Maxillofacial surgery in St Elizabeth Ziekenhuis Tilburg, the Netherlands
Maxillofacial surgery University of Antwerp
Fellowship Head and Neck and reconstructive surgery at University College London Hospital
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Germany  Germany Dr M Rachwalski

Medicine and Dentistry studies at the University of Cologne (GER), University College London (UK), Cornell, New York (USA), Johns Hopkins, Baltimore (USA) and Poznan (PL).

He received his doctorate from the Center of Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), where he was directly involved in several successful gene identifications for syndromic forms of craniosynostosis.

His general Maxillofacial Surgery training was undertaken at the University Hospital of Cologne, Germany followed by a Cleft, Lip and Palate Surgery Fellowship in Bangalore, India. As the current Leibinger Award winner (EACMFS), Dr. Rachwalski is working as a Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery at Hôpital Universitaire Necker-Enfants Malades and as a Research Associate at Imagine Institute of Genetic Diseases in Paris, France.

His research interests include: molecular-based therapies for craniofacial anomalies on mouse models and clinical outcome studies for craniosynostosis and cleft lip and palate.

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