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The Program

The Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program is a 72 month (6-year), postdoctoral program fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. We accept 3 residents per year.  

PGY-1:  The first year resident spends a majority of their time in one of our two oral surgery clinics; the St. John Oral Surgery Clinic and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentisty's Oral Surgery Clinic.  In addition, residents in their first year are assigned monthly to one of the four oral & maxillofacial service lines (Ascension, Beaumont Hospital, Sinai Grace Hospital and the program's Head & Neck service).   Residents are exposed to in-patient care during the course of their daily assignments, which include pre and post-op rounding of OR cases and participating in after-hour cases on their assigned service.  Residents begin their medical school journey at Wayne State University's School of Medicine during April of their first year of training.  

PGY-2: The second year resident continues their medical school experience dedicating this year to didactic course work.

PGY-3: The third year resident participates in third year medical school clerkships, consisting of the following: 8 weeks of general surgery, 8 weeks of obstetrics and gynecology, 8 weeks internal medicine, 8 weeks of pediatrics, 4 weeks of family medicine, 4 weeks of neurology and 4 weeks of psychiatry.

***No resident stipend is offered during the residents PGY-2 and PGY-3 years.

PGY-4:  The fourth year resident continues their medical school curriculum, but is employed during this year.  The resident completes the following rotations during this year:  5 months of anesthesia (2 months - pediatric anesthesia at Children's Hospital of Michigan, 3 months - general anesthesia); 5 months of general OMFS; 3 months of medical school (1- Step 2 study month; 1-ER sub-I and 1- Head & Neck sub-I).

PGY-5: The fifth year resident completes a general surgery year at Ascension St. John Hospital.  Upon completion of this year, a General Surgery certificate will be awarded to the resident.  Resident rotations include: 6 months of general surgery, 2 months of surgical intensive care, 1 month of trauma surgery, 1 month of plastic surgery, 1 month of head & neck surgery and 1 month of general omfs

PGY-6: The sixth year resident is the  chief of their OMFS service and assumes primary responsibly for his/her service.


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery faculty consists of four full-time faculty, one part-time faculty and twenty private practitioners.  Each member contributes specific clinical  expertise to enhance resident teaching.


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residents

We have an outstanding group of residents who exhibit drive, determination and great team work with the overriding goal of achieving surgical excellence in their field.    

to contact the residency program

Program Coordinator: 

Jennifer Lucci, BS, C-TAGME

Ascension Macomb Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

7633 East Jefferson Avenue, Suite 70, Detroit, Michigan 48207, United States



Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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