Surgical Skills, Mentorship and Paying It Forward

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Dr. Deepak Krishnan is the Chief, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, USA.

He is an American Board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and the Residency Program Director at University of Cincinnati’s advanced training program in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the College of Medicine in University of Cincinnati, where he teaches and practices. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Dr. Krishnan obtained his dental degree from Bangalore University, India and trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University’s College of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon completion of the residency, Dr. Krishnan pursued further fellowship training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery focusing on orthognathic surgery at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Dr. Krishnan’s clinical interests are in orthognathic and reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial trauma, pediatric maxillofacial surgery, ambulatory anesthesia and clinical research and simulation. He currently serves on the Committee of Education and Training (CET) of the AAOMS and is the chair of the special committee on emerging leaders in OMS. He is also a consultant to the AAOMS Committee on Anesthesia (CAN). He is a past-president of the Ohio State Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the president of the Ohio Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

E-mail: deepak.krishnan@uc.edu