Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Finding an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for your surgical care is not to be taken lightly. Board Certification demonstrates exceptional expertise in a particular specialty or subspecialty of medical practice. Not all surgeons become Board Certified, or even board eligible.
The specialty board recognizes a surgeon has met the highest standard of education, training, knowledge, and excellence in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery through rigorous evaluation and examinations.
Hospitals, patients, and insurers look for Board Certification as the best measure of a practitioner's knowledge, experience, and skills to provide quality health care within a given specialty.
A “Diplomate” status by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery indicates Board Certification has been achieved.
Dr. Kyoko Yamaji
Dr. Yamaji completed her surgical training at the world renowned Texas Medical Center, in Houston. During residency, she served as chief resident at the Micheal E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Memorial Hermann, Methodist, Ben Taub General, and Lyndon B. Johnson Harris County Hospitals. The comprehensive training Dr. Yamaji received in various disciplines of internal medicine, emergency medicine, general surgery, anesthesiology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, and oral maxillofacial surgery, prepared her well to treat diverse and complex cases.
Dr. Yamaji is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has been in practice since 2007. She also has certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Her special areas of interest include: oral pathology, maxillofacial reconstruction, facial trauma, and dentoalveolar surgeries.
Dr. Jose Marchena
Dr. Marchena obtained his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1996 and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1998. He completed internships in oral maxillofacial surgery and general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and his residency training at Louisiana State University Medical center in New Orleans.
Dr. Marchena has experience in both private and academic practice. He currently holds appointments as an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center and as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Ben Taub General Hospital.
Dr. Marchena is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. His special areas of interest include: wisdom teeth extractions, jaw infections, implants, and facial trauma.
"I had my wisdom teeth removed by Dr. Yamaji and it was an awesome experience. I woke up the next day with virtually no pain."
"Dr. Yamaji explained everything to me in detail and made sure my recovery was uneventful."
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