Henry Ford Hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 6-year Dual Degree Residency Training Program

Department Chair: J. Armstrong, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.D.(C).
Program Director: Benjamin Barbetta, DMD, MD
Years of training: Six
Number of positions: 3/Year

Direct inquiries to:
Sally Braden, Residency Program Coordinator Department of OMFS
Either by email or phone at (313) 916-9046

We are a department of internationally recognized faculty offering comprehensive training in oral & maxillofacial surgery. We are accredited by the commission on dental accreditation (CODA). Our faculty are members of the Henry Ford Medical Group with dual appointments at Michigan State University. We have interdisciplinary partnerships with ENT (including head and neck microvascular surgeons), sleep medicine, anesthesia, neurosurgery, and hospital dentistry which allows us to care for the most complex cases and to provide broad and well-rounded training. Additionally the program has affiliations with Michigan State University School of Human Medicine, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

Mission Statement

Henry Ford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency is committed to training future leaders. We strive to foster an environment where evidence-based approaches lead to excellence in teaching, research, education, surgical skill, and patient care. Exposure to the full scope of what the specialty has to offer will empower surgeons to safely and excellently practice our profession. Those who complete the Henry Ford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training program will be instilled with the knowledge and passion to be champions of the specialty who contribute to the betterment of our profession for all. They will possess a true moral compass, strengthened by the interactions and mentorship of the staff, and will strive to hold themselves and others to the highest ethical standards throughout their careers and personal lives. To become a Henry Ford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon is to become the very best version of yourself and to commit to the lifelong pursuit of professional and personal happiness.


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