George Zakhary, DDS, MD

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Dean's Office
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    George Zakhary, DDS, MD, FACS
    Director of Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Dentistry

    George Zakhary, DDS, MD, FACS specializes in Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. As the medical director of Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery at UCSF Fresno/Community Medical Center, he is able to offer full scope treatment for patients with craniofacial anomalies as well as educate surgical residents and fellows.

    After receiving his dental degree from University of Oklahoma, Dr. Zakhary moved on to Louisiana State University Shreveport, where he earned his medical degree in 2010, followed by an internship in General Surgery. He completed his OMFS residency in 2013 and his Cleft and Craniofacial Fellowship in 2014.

    He is a member of the American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Zakhary has authored multiple articles and lectures on craniofacial surgery.

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    1. Zaid WY, Alshehry S, Zakhary G, Yampolsky A, Kim B. Use of Vascularized Myo-Osseous Fibula Free Flap to Reconstruct a Hemimandibular Defect With a Concomitant Skull Defect Arising From Stock Condylar Prosthesis Displacement Into the Middle Cranial Fossa. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. PMID: 30615847.
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    2. Zakhary GM, Montes DM, Woerner JE, Notarianni C, Ghali GE. Surgical correction of craniosynostosis. A review of 100 cases. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Dec; 42(8):1684-91. PMID: 24969768.
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    3. Gonçales ES, Duarte MA, Palmieri C, Zakhary GM, Ghali GE. Retrospective analysis of the effects of orthognathic surgery on the pharyngeal airway space. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Nov; 72(11):2227-40. PMID: 24985958.
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    4. Ghali GE, Zakhary G. Craniosynostosis: Esthetic protocol in open technique. Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Jan; 3(1):62-5. PMID: 23662262.
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    5. Zakhary GM, Clark RM, Bidichandani SI, Owen WL, Slayton RL, Levine M. Acidic proline-rich protein Db and caries in young children. J Dent Res. 2007 Dec; 86(12):1176-80. PMID: 18037651.
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