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

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

Dr. Mehra is Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). He graduated valedictorian from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India, and from the Doctor of Dental Medicine program at GSDM. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency from the combined training program between Boston University and Tufts University. Following graduation, he did a fellowship in Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Larry Wolford at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. His clinical interests include surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, maxillofacial pathology, nerve repair, and complex functional and esthetic facial reconstruction including Orthognathic, TMJ and Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Mehra is the Editor of a textbook on minor oral surgery, 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 a Massachusetts delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is presently serving his second consecutive term in that position. Dr. Mehra is a current member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was appointed as Co-Chair, Surgery I section by ABOMS Board of Directors in 2016 for a two-year term. He is a consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation and previously held the position of Section Editor, ABOMS Surgery I section from 2013-16 and Section Editor of the Cosmetic Surgery section of the OMSSAT/OMSITE examination from 2004-2008.

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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

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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 Foundatio

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

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  1. Alshenibr W, Tashkandi MM, Alsaqer SF, Alkheriji Y, Wise A, Fulzele S, Mehra P, Goldring MB, Gerstenfeld LC, Bais MV. Anabolic role of lysyl oxidase like-2 in cartilage of knee and temporomandibular joints with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2017 Aug 02; 19(1):179.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28764769.
  2. Mehra P, Nadershah M, Chigurupati R. Is Alloplastic Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction a Viable Option in the Surgical Management of Adult Patients With Idiopathic Condylar Resorption? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Oct; 74(10):2044-54.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27186870; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2016.04.012;.
  3. Mehra P, Arya V, Henry C. Temporomandibular Joint Condylar Osteochondroma: Complete Condylectomy and Joint Replacement Versus Low Condylectomy and Joint Preservation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 May; 74(5):911-25. PMID: 26721449; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.11.028;.
  4. Norris O, Mehra P, Salama A. Maxillofacial Gunshot Injuries at an Urban Level I Trauma Center—10-Year Analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Aug; 73(8):1532-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25865718; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.03.019;.
  5. Nadershah M, Mehra P. Orthognathic surgery in the presence of temporomandibular dysfunction: what happens next? Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Feb; 27(1):11-26. PMID: 25483441; DOI: 10.1016/j.coms.2014.09.002;.
  6. Mehra P, Arya V. Temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis: outcomes under intravenous sedation versus general anesthesia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 May; 73(5):834-42. PMID: 25795184; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2014.11.018;.
  7. Batal H, Yavari A, Mehra P. Soft tissue surgery for implants. Dent Clin North Am. 2015 Apr; 59(2):471-91.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25835804; DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2014.10.012;.
  8. Neely M, Jones JA, Rich S, Gutierrez LS, Mehra P. Effects of cuts in Medicaid on dental-related visits and costs at a safety-net hospital. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun; 104(6):e13-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24825223; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301903;.
  9. Mehra P, Reebye U, Nadershah M, Cottrell D. Efficacy of anti-inflammatory drugs in third molar surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Jul; 42(7):835-42.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23535007; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijom.2013.02.017;.
  10. Brugnami F, Caiazzo A, Mehra P. Piezosurgery-assisted, flapless split crest surgery for implant site preparation. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2014 Mar; 13(1):67-72. PMID: 24644400.
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