28th Annual Waite Lectureship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2018

Rochester, MN US
April 28, 2018

Course Directors: Kevin Arce, D.M.D., M.D., Christopher F. Viozzi, D.D.S., M.D.

This event is sponsored collaboratively by the Mayo Clinic Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Minnesota Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Waite Endowment, University of Minnesota. The guest speaker this year is Ramon L Ruiz, DMD, MD, the medical director of pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery and the craniofacial disorders program at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

Registration Fee: $125.00

Additional Information
Exhibitor Opportunities

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete these exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua

Course Brochure (PDF)  

Target Audience

This course is designed for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, dentists and others with an interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/28/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/28/2018 - 3:15pm
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Phillips Hall, Siebens Building
200 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Ramon L Ruiz, DMD, MD is medical director of pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery and the craniofacial disorders program at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Dr. Ruiz is past chair of the Department of Children’s Surgery and serves as program director for the fellowship program.  He is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and fellowship qualified in pediatric craniofacial surgery.

Dr. Ruiz graduated with honors from Florida State University before earning dental (DMD) and medical (MD) degrees from the University of Alabama and the University of North Carolina, respectively. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in pediatric craniofacial surgery at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. Ruiz practices maxillofacial and craniofacial surgery with an emphasis in reconstructive facial surgery, orthognathic surgery, repair of cleft lip and palate, and complex craniofacial conditions. He has dedicated his professional life to the care of individuals with facial differences. 

Course Directors
Kevin Arce, D.M.D., M.D.
Christopher F. Viozzi, D.D.S., M.D.

Guest Faculty
Ramon L Ruiz, D.M.D., M.D.
Medical Director of Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and the Craniofacial Disorders Program Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando, Florida

Certificate of Attendance
A record of attendance will be available to healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with specialty societies, other professional associations, and state nursing boards.

This activity is not accredited.

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Available Credit

  • 4.00 Attendance

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