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

DMD, Boston University
BDS, King George's Medical College
CAGS, Boston University

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. Bhagania MK, Figueroa R, Mehra P. Same day access: a viable alternative for outpatient clinical care. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2023 Dec; 136(6):686-690.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37640563
  2. Kim J, Henry A, Wilson A, Mehra P. Readmission after orthognathic surgery. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2023 Oct; 136(4):417-421.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37316418
  3. Dang RR, Koval PW, Chau V, Weinberg JM, Mehra P. Lifestyle and career satisfaction among US-based oral and maxillofacial surgeons: Results of a nationwide survey. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2023 Jul; 136(1):15-22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36529670
  4. Henry A, Mehra P. Reconstruction of the TMJ and condyle in inflammatory arthritis. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2022; 12(5):623-632.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36035810; PMCID: PMC9403565; DOI: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2022.07.013;
  5. Bouloux G, Mehra P, Mercuri L, Warburton G. Re: A Decade of Complications Following TJR in a Patient with Ehlers-danlos Syndrome. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 03; 80(3):409. PMID: 34863694
  6. Gong JH, Khurana A, Mehra P, Eltorai AEM. Medicare Reimbursement Trends for Hospital-Based Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Procedures: 2003 to 2020. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 09; 79(9):1821-1827. PMID: 34062131
  7. 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. 2021 May; 79(5):1105.e1-1105.e4. PMID: 33421418
  8. 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; PMCID: PMC7758548; DOI: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2020.11.017;
  9. 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; PMCID: PMC7678826; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-77178-9;
  10. 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; PMCID: PMC7452338; DOI: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2020.08.009;
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Dr. Pushkar Mehra named ABOMS president

Becker's Dental + DSO Review 11/21/2023
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