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David M. Alfi, DDS, MD
Following my training, the philosophy I’ve adopted as a physician is to ensure each patient feels they are the only patient I have that day. The ability to provide care to the most challenging cases is why I chose to practice in an academic healthcare center.
Dental Implants Removal of Wisdom teeth Orthognathic Surgery Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
Regenerative Medicine Building custom bone grafts with stem cells
Adamjee A, Alfi DM. What does the fact of advertising convey to patients? J Am Coll Dent 2005 Fall;72(3):22-3.
Yagoubian B, Akkara J, Afzali P, Alfi DM. Nicotine nasal spray as an adjuvant for third molar surgery. J Oral Maxillofacial Surg 2011;69(5): 1316-9.
Bova, JF, Da Cunha, AF, Stout, RW, Bhumiratana, S, Alfi DM, Eisig, SB, Vunjak-Novakovic, G & Lopez, MJ. Bupivacaine mandibular nerve block affects intraopera-tive blood pressure and heart rate in a Yucatan miniature swine mandibular con-dylectomy model: A pilot study. J Invest Surg 2015 Feb; 28(1):32-9. (doi: 10.3109/08941939.2014.971207).
Gateno J, Alfi D, Xia JJ, Teichgraeber JF. A geometric classification of jaw deformi-ties. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015 Dec; 73(12 Suppl): S26-31.
Xia JJ, Gateno J, Teichgraeber JF, Yuan P, Chen K-C, Li J, Zhang X, Tang Z, Alfi DM. Algorithm for planning a double-jaw orthognathic surgery using computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS) protocol: 1. Planning sequence. Int J Oral Maxil-lofac Surg 2015 Dec; 44(12): 1431-40.
Xiao JJ, Gateno J, Teichgraeber JF, Yuan P, Li J, Chen K-C, Jajoo A, Nicol M, Alfi DM. Algorithm for planning a double-jaw orthognathic surgery using computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS) protocol: 2. 3D cephalometry. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015 Dec; 44(12): 1441-50.
Bhumiratana S, Bernhard JC, Alfi DM, Yeager K, Eton RE, Bova J, Shah F, Gimble JM, Lopez MJ, Eisig SB & Vunjak-Novakovic G. Tissue-engineered autologous grafts for facial bone reconstruction. Sci Transl Med 2016 Jun 15;8(343):343ra83.
Dean’s Honor Roll 2001
Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Tuition Scholarship 2000 – 2002
General Tuition Scholarship 2002 – 2006
“Outstanding Student”, Recognized by Academic Committee Commendation Letter 2002 – 2004
NYSDA Leadership Award 2006
OMSSAT – Scored 100th Percentile for first year resident 2007
AAOMS Oral Abstract Scientific Presentation Award for Best Presentation 2012
AAOMS Oral Abstract Scientific Presentation Award for Best Presentation 2013
Houston Methodist Outpatient Surgery Surgeon of the Quarter 2015
Houston Methodist Outpatient Surgery Surgeon of the Quarter 2
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