Maria J. Troulis

Dr. Maria J. Troulis

Walter C. Guralnick Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maria J. Troulis

Dr. Maria Troulis is known for her work with minimally invasive oral and maxillofacial surgery techniques. She has been a major collaborator in the development of distraction osteogenesis, tissue engineering, and endoscopic applications in the oral and maxillofacial region.

Canadian-born from Greek descent, Dr. Troulis attended McGill University in Montreal, where she completed her DDS in dentistry. She completed her residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Troulis is currently director of the Massachusetts General Hospital residency training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery and director of the Skeletal Biology Research Laboratory. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Troulis is coeditor of the text Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery and has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and 10 chapters. She has also produced three teaching videotapes on minimally invasive therapies.

Fields of Interest

Dr. Troulis’s clinical interests include pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery, reconstructive surgery, and orthognathic surgery. She was instrumental in developing an animal model to study distraction osteogenesis and has been on the forefront in the development of minimally invasive approaches for mandibular reconstruction.

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