Richard D'Innocenzo, MD, DMD
Clinical Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania
DMD, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Rutgers University
CAGS, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. D’Innocenzo received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and his MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training in 1994 at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. D’Innocenzo joined the faculty of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine/Boston Medical Center in 2006. He brings extensive expertise from his tenure in private practice and from his past teaching experience. He is presently director of pre-doctoral education at GSDM. His areas of primary interests include pre-doctoral education, ambulatory general anesthesia, treatment of maxillofacial pathology, and dental implantology. Dr. D’Innocenzo has published extensively and is involved in various associations at the national level. He has held the position of president of the Massachusetts Society of Dental Anesthesiology. He routinely presents scientific abstracts and presentations at national meetings. He is also a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgey, Diplomate of NBDA, Fellow American College of Dentist.

Clinical Director
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Advanced Specialty Education Program in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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  1. D'Innocenzo R, Sethi A, Uribe-Rivera A, Dang RR, Cook A, Joshi P, Lakis S, Bhagania MK. Medical emergencies in a dental school clinic - A 12-year review and lessons learned. J Dent Educ. 2024 Mar; 88(3):289-294.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38044476
  2. 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; PMCID: PMC7246053; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2020.05.027;
  3. Bhagania MK, D'Innocenzo R, Figueroa R. Challenges Facing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Education. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 10; 76(10):2039.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30269762
  4. Keith DA, Kulich RJ, Bharel M, Boose RE, Brownstein J, Da Silva JD, D'Innocenzo R, Donoff RB, Factor E, Hutter JW, Shaefer JR, Karimbux NY, Jack H, Thomas HF. Massachusetts Dental Schools Respond to the Prescription Opioid Crisis: A Statewide Collaboration. J Dent Educ. 2017 Dec; 81(12):1388-1394.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29196326
  5. Mehra P, Miner J, D'Innocenzo R, Nadershah M. Use of 3-d stereolithographic models in oral and maxillofacial surgery. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2011 Mar; 10(1):6-13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22379314; PMCID: PMC3177510; DOI: 10.1007/s12663-011-0183-3;
  6. Mehra P, Cottrell DA, D'Innocenzo R. The view from the third rail. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Sep; 68(9):2353.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20728039; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2010.05.037;
  7. Lucca M, D'Innocenzo R, Kraus JA, Gagari E, Hall J, Shastri K. Ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla: a report of 2 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Oct; 68(10):2564-9. PMID: 20678838; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2009.09.088;
  8. Naimi A, D'Innocenzo R. A clinico-pathologic correlation. J Mass Dent Soc. 2007; 55(4):40-3. PMID: 17338462
  9. Bauter N, D'Innocenzo R, Kahn M. A clinico-pathologic correlation. Aggressive fibromatosis and peripheral ossifying fibroma. J Mass Dent Soc. 2006; 55(2):36-8. PMID: 16937906
  10. Demetriades N, D'Innocenzo R, Kahn MA. A clinico-pathologic correlation. Glandular odontogenic cyst. J Mass Dent Soc. 2005; 54(3):34-7. PMID: 16350350
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2014 BUGSDM: ASDA Faculty Award
2013 BUGSDM: Spencer M. Frankl Award for Excellence in Teaching
2008 BU School of Dental Medicine: Outstanding Educator Award as selected by the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residents
1989 Bill Raskob Foundation Grant
1989 William Goldman Foundation Scholarship
1988 Omicron Kappa Upsilon
1988 UPSDM: Matthew Cryer Honor Society
1986 Hospital Dentistry Track Program
1986 OKU Certificates of Achievement
1984 Wainman Trust Scholarship
1984 Anna & Dr. Wolfe Scholarship
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pre-doctoral education
ambulatory general anesthesia
treatment of maxillofacial pathology
dental implantology
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