By The Numbers

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and associated Residency Program within the Department of Surgery at UNMC has a rich history in training excellent surgeons and providing the highest quality of patient care. 

Integrated MD/OMFS Training Began: 1971 (2nd Oldest Integrated MD/OMFS Program in North America)

Annual Resident Positions: 2

Full-time Faculty: 4

Additional Associated Faculty: 8

Affiliated Hospitals: 5

OMFS Clinics: 4

DD12708_NMed_UNMC_Panorama_1.jpgAs the largest medical center in Nebraska and the region, the Nebraska Medicine/UNMC Affiliated Hospitals offers the only nationally certified Level 1 Adult and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Centers in the region with over 90,000 emergency room and trauma visits annually. The Medical Center regularly receives patients from the states of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and more.

Additionally, the UNMC OMFS program is affiliated with the Nebraska Medical Center, Veteran's Administration Hospital, a regional referral center, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Bryan Hospitals Lincoln, and the Creighton University School of Dentistry.

The UNMC OMFS residency program has a long-standing reputation for providing patient care and management of disease and receives referrals from medical centers, hospitals, and clinics within the region.

The distribution of major operating room procedures for the previous year are: 

Please note: These numbers are divided between 2-residents per year. Therefore the volume of major surgical cases completed by each resident far exceeds requirements for Board Certification and ranks among the top nationally for OMFS program resident volume.

Trauma - 130

Reconstructive/Cosmetic - 372

Orthognathic - 260

Pathology - 315

Total - 1,077

Additional Outpatient Surgeries and Visits for the 2018-2019 year: 

Nebraska Medicine/UNMC Clinics - 8,210

Affiliated Clinics - 1,779

Dentoalveolar - 6,823

Endosseous Implants - 285

For more information about the OMFS Residency Program, please click here.