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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine at MUSC Names Dr. Mark A. Miller Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs

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MUSC_Miller Mark_500 px wThe Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine welcomed Mark Miller, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, on July 1 in the role of Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency Program Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Advanced Specialty Sciences. He holds secondary appointments in the MUSC College of Medicine's Departments of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics.

“A fellowship-trained craniofacial surgeon, Dr. Miller will provide unique training to residents and much sought-after expertise to patients across the entire MUSC enterprise,” said Sarandeep Huja, D.D.S., Ph.D., Dean of the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Miller is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and holds a certificate of added qualification in pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery from ABOMS. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his M.D. from the University of Florida College of Medicine and D.M.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He completed an internship in general surgery, a residency in OMFS at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and a fellowship in pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, FL.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to bring craniofacial surgery to the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine. MUSC is now one of the only academic institutions at which craniofacial surgery lies in the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program. It is now our charge to further the cleft and craniofacial care of the children of South Carolina, and we are poised to do just that,” said Dr. Miller.

Dr. Miller comes from UT Health San Antonio, where he was Associate Professor and Vice Chairman of OMFS and held appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurosurgery. He was also actively involved and enjoyed teaching medical students and residents. He is a member of the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association; a founding member of the Society of Neuroplastic Surgery; and a fellow of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Miller is a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan and continues to serve as a Colonel in the United States Army Reserve.

As Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs, Dr. Miller is the College’s primary liaison with the University’s medical departments and health system. In 2023, MUSC Health University Medical Center in Charleston was ranked the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina for the ninth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Miller assumes the role from colleague Martin Steed, D.D.S., an experienced leader and mentor who has concurrently been named the College’s first endowed chair and the James B. Edwards Endowed Chair in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

To learn more about the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine, please visit dentistry.musc.edu.

Courtesy of the Medical University of South Carolina James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

Published on October 11, 2023

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