The Dental Service in the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offers a one-year fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics. The Maxillofacial Prosthetic Fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
This certificate training program offer well-balanced clinical and didactic experience in medically compromised patients undergoing radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and/or head and neck surgery for oncologic disease. The fellows are trained in all phases of maxillofacial prosthetics. Areas of comprehensive patient care and study include all phases of dental and maxillofacial prosthetic intervention (diagnosis, treatment, follow-up) for intraoral and extraoral rehabilitation of patients with acquired and/or developmental maxillofacial defects.
Clinical and basic science research in the areas of oral manifestations of cancer therapies is another intergral part of the program. A second year in clinical research is optional.
Length of Program
Candidates for Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics must have successfully completed a CODA-accredited advanced graduate education program in prosthodontics.
Candidates must have a license or limited permit to practice dentistry in New York State by July 1 of their academic year. For information about dental licensure, please visit the license requirements page on the New York State Education Department website.
Only candidates with completed application packages will be considered for interviews.
Number of Positions
- Memorial Hospital Graduate Staff Application form
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Copy of DDS or DMD diploma (with translation, if necessary)
- Your dental school transcript
- Three letters of recommendation: One of these letters must be from the department chairman
- Color Photograph
Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship Administrator
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065