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

Division Head: J. Armstrong, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.D.(C).
Program Director: Benjamin Barbetta, D.M.D., M.D.
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 and work at Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Royal Oak Medical Center. We have interdisciplinary partnerships with ENT (including head and neck microvascular surgeons), sleep medicine, Anesthesia, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Trauma, Emergency Medicine and Hospital dentistry. This allows us to care for the most complex patients and to provide intense and comprehensive training. Our program has affiliations with Michigan State University School of Human Medicine, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, and Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

Mission Statement

Henry Ford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency is committed to training future leaders. We strive to foster a safe environment where evidence-based patient care leads to excellence in the three classical pillars of academic life, teaching, research and clinical service. Exposure to the full scope of what our specialty has to offer will empower future surgeons to safely and expertly 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 our faculty and staff. They will gain the tools 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 fulfillment.


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