The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry residency program recently added three new faculty members.
Barry C. Boyd, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, joined the Christiana Care faculty as director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Boyd was a clinical associate professor on the faculty at the University of Buffalo for nearly 20 years, where he served as director of oral and maxillofacial surgery pre-doctoral curriculum and clinics, as well as staff oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Erie County Medical Center. He received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988, followed by a one-year dental general practice residency at Brigham and Women’s-Harvard University. He next completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery training program with Allegheny Health Sciences and medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, now known as the Drexel College of Medicine, in 1995, followed by an internship in general surgery at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, now UPMC Mercy.
Etern Park, D.D.S., M.D., joined the Christiana Care faculty as associate program director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program and section chief for Maxillofacial Oncology. Dr. Park previously was the attending surgeon on the oral and maxillofacial surgery service at Erie County Medical Center (a Level 1 Trauma Center) and Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Buffalo, New York. He also holds academic appointments as assistant professor at University at Buffalo, where he was actively involved in resident education and clinical research. Dr. Park received a dental degree from Columbia University and a medical degree from University at Buffalo. His surgical residency was completed at University at Buffalo. He subsequently completed specialized fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology as well as microvascular reconstructive surgery at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Providence Portland Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon.
Jeffrey M. Rodney, D.M.D., joined the Christiana Care faculty as associate program director for the General Practice Dentistry Residency Program and section chief for Prosthodontics, Implantology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Dr. Rodney was in private practice as a prosthodontist for more than 22 years in New Jersey. He did a fellowship at UCLA in maxillofacial prosthetics, which involved training in extraoral and intraoral prostheses including orbital, auricular, nasal, maxillary and mandibular prostheses. He also has research and clinical experience in nasoalveolar molding for cleft children. Dr. Rodney served as a full-time maxillofacial prosthodontist assistant professor on faculty at the University of Michigan health system for two years prior to coming to Christiana Care. He is board-certified and interested in continuing clinical research in his field.