Maxillofacial Surgery

Head prof. Ričardas Kubilius MD, PhD
Address: Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas 
Phone: +37037327041
E-mail: veido.zandikauliu.chirurgijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery is one of three independent in-patient departments in our country, where the specialized medical aid is provided to patients with maxillofacial problems. Here are the face and jaw traumas treated as well as the inflammations, tumours, neurostomatologic diseases, inborn and acquired defects and deformities, pathology of the salivary glands and other diseases in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery. Some operations, such as treatment of neurostomatologic diseases and temporomandibular joint operations are performed only in this facility.
More than 1000 out-patient operations and more than 10000 consultations are performed in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery every year. Studies, clinical practice and scientific work are the main directions of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery. There are patients from all regions of Lithuania are consulted. Professors together with students consult patients and give them a proper treatment.

The Department is involved in scientific work "Facial injuries and pain aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical research, diagnostic and therapeutic improvement". The researchers of the Department are involved in improvement of dental implants and dental implantation techniques.
The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery maintains close relations with Kaunas University of Technology, Riga Stradinis University (Latvia), Tartu (Estonia), Oulu (Finland), Hacettepe (Turkey), Granada (Spain), Michigan (USA) and Porto (Portugal) university colleges.

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