Oral Surgery Residency

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at West Virginia University School of Dentistry conducts an Advanced Educational Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The program is approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association and is designed to meet the requirements of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Program Goals:

  • Provide a learning environment that will assist the resident in attaining the technical competence, knowledge and professional responsibility needed to meet the oral and maxillofacial surgical needs of the state and region.
  • Prepare residents to competently practice the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery both in knowledge and surgical expertise.
  • Provide didactic instruction and clinical experiences that will prepare the residents for specialty board certification.
  • Enhance the resident’s understanding and application of research through assigned activities and projects in the areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and allied sciences.
  • Provide an opportunity to the citizens of the community and region to obtain surgical care through the operation of clinics, and to provide diagnostic, consultative, and treatment services to all patients referred to the WVU School of Dentistry and WVU Hospitals, Inc.
  • Instill in the residents the desire to continue their education throughout their professional career.
  • Produce graduates that are sensitive to the importance of interacting with all health-care professionals optimizing the health status of the citizens of the state and nation.

 

For more information, please visit the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery website here.

 

 

Office of Dental Admissions
Rm G110H HSC North
PO Box 9407
Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 293-1680
Bryan Weaver, DDS, MD
Chair & Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
PO Box 9475
Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 293-2841
bweaver@hsc.wvu.edu