Paul Tiwana
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Paul Tiwana

Paul Tiwana, D.D.S., MD, MS, FACS

Division Head, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


Dr. Tiwana is the Francis J. Reichmann Chair and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the College of Dentistry at The University of Oklahoma where he is also appointed as a Professor of Surgery in the College of Medicine. He is frequently called upon to share his knowledge and expertise with professional audiences both nationally and internationally in Facial Trauma, Orthognathic Surgery, and Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery. In addition, as a widely published author he has contributed numerous journal articles/book chapters to the professional literature and is co-editor of the internationally acclaimed textbook – Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery which has been translated into multiple languages. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Selected Readings in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 

Dr. Tiwana has also received multiple national awards from related professional organizations and is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a founding fellow of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.


Contact Information:

Phone: (405) 271-4441
Paul-Tiwana@ouhsc.edu


Education:

D.D.S., Northwestern University School of Dentistry, 1996
MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1999
General Surgery Internship, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2000
Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2001
Chief Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2001-2002
MS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina Graduate School, 2003
Fellowship, Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 2003-2004


Societies and Organizations:

American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons, Founding Fellow
American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow
International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
Southwestern Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association


Awards:

Item Writing Award. Section II - American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2017
Larry J. Peterson Prize. Best original research article submitted to the Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, 2014
ADEA/ADEA Council of Students/Vital Source Technologies Inc. Junior Faculty Award, 2008
American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons - W. Lorenz Surgical Faculty Educator Development Award, 2004
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Clinical Surgery Fellowship Award – Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, 2003