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does medicare cover oral surgery non dental related, such as a growth removal inside mouth lining or only MD surgeons who perform these procedures. and if a MD surgeon is required for this procedure which specialty MD doctor perform surgery inside mouth other then oral surgeons.

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Hi Anthony,

The medicare covers oral surgery.  This growth should be biopsied first by an oral surgeon.  If malignant, the oral surgeon will either remove it him/herself if comfortable or refer to head and neck surgeon.  If benign, then any oral surgeon would be able to remove it.  So the answer is, oral surgeon first.

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Majid Jamali, D.M.D. Fellowship trained in corrective jaw surgery

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Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Genioplasty and Anesthesiology I have completed an additional two years of fellowships in orthognathic surgery and anesthesiology field.

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Faculty at numerous hospitals

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AAOMS ADA ASDA NYSDS

Publications
New York Dental Society Journal

Education/Credentials
Tufts University: Dental School SUNY Down-State Medical Center: OMFS residency Robertwood Johnson Medical Center: Anesthesiology fellowship Lenox Hill hospital: Orthognathic fellowship

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