Pushkar Mehra, BDS, DMD, MS, FACS
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

CAGS-Certificate of Advanced Graduate St, Boston University
DMD, Boston University
BDS, King George's Medical College

Dr. Mehra is Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) at Boston University and Chief of the Department of OMS at Boston Medical Center. He graduated valedictorian from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India, and from the Doctor of Dental Medicine program at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). He completed his OMS Residency from the combined training program between Boston University and Tufts University. Following graduation, he did a fellowship in Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. His clinical interests include surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and complex functional and esthetic facial reconstruction including Orthognathic, TMJ and Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Mehra is the Editor of two textbooks- one on Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery and another on Minor Oral Surgery. He has over 80 publications in medical and dental journals and textbooks and is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was elected in 2009 as the Massachusetts delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is presently serving his third consecutive term in that position. Dr. Mehra is presently a Director of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He serves as a consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation and is a Past President of the Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Associate Dean of Hospital Affairs
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Chair of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

A Prospective Observational Study to Assess Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Orthognathic Surgery in Individuals with Temporomandibular Disorders
01/01/2015 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation

Hiv/Dental Reimbursement
01/01/1992 - 03/31/2013 (PI)


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  1. Lane W, Brar B, Mehra P. Utility of Routine Computed Tomography Angiogram Screening for Blunt Carotid Injury in Isolated Mandible Fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Dec 13. PMID: 33421418
  2. Brugnami F, Caiazzo A, Mehra P. Tunnel Regenerative Corticotomy (TURC): A modified approach in surgically-assisted orthodontics. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2021 Jan-Mar; 11(1):63-65. PMID: 33376667
  3. Tashkandi MM, Alsaqer SF, Alhousami T, Ali F, Wu YC, Shin J, Mehra P, Wolford LM, Gerstenfeld LC, Goldring MB, Bais MV. LOXL2 promotes aggrecan and gender-specific anabolic differences to TMJ cartilage. Sci Rep. 2020 11 19; 10(1):20179.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33214607
  4. Sethi A, Van Huekelom E, Mehra P. Outcomes following use of a standard antibiotic protocol in the management of maxillofacial trauma patients. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2020 Oct-Dec; 10(4):519-522.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32904248
  5. Lee KC, Chuang SK, Mehra P. Should Multilevel Phase I Surgical Therapy be Recommended as Treatment for Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea due to Oropharyngeal and Hypopharyngeal Obstruction? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 12; 78(12):2282-2288. PMID: 32898482
  6. Chigurupati R, Panchal N, Henry AM, Batal H, Sethi A, D'innocenzo R, Mehra P, Krishnan DG, Roser SM. Considerations for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in COVID-19 Era: Can We Sustain the Solutions to Keep Our Patients and Healthcare Personnel Safe? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Aug; 78(8):1241-1256.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32479811
  7. Freilich E, Zhao Y, Yan S, Caldroney S, Mehra P. Opioid Prescribing Patterns Among Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: A Regional Survey-Based Study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 07; 78(7):1078-1087. PMID: 32275900
  8. Shemkus M, Zhao Y, Mehra P, Figueroa R. Opioid prescribing patterns of oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2020 Mar; 129(3):184-191.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32035857
  9. Caiazzo A, Brugnami F, Mehra P. Can placement of an immediate bone level tapered implant and subperiosteal xenograft help maintain bone architecture in esthetic areas? J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2019 Jul-Sep; 9(3):186-189. PMID: 31061786
  10. Wardius E, Mobini A, Figueroa R, Mehra P. Outpatient Anesthesia Morbidity and Mortality Experience Among Massachusetts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Aug; 77(8):1602-1610.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30826394
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