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James C. Melville, DDS

Dr. James C. Melville, DDS
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: SOD-6510
  • Phone: 713-486-4310
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  • Administrative Area(s): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Education:

    BA, Biological Sciences | University of California - Santa Barbara, 2000
    DDS | University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 2005
    General Practice Residency | University of California - San Francisco, 2006
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency | University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2012
    Fellowship in Tumor and Reconstructive Surgery | University of Miami
    Fellowship in Head and Neck Microvascular Surgery | University of Miami

James C. Melville, DDS, FACS, is an associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2005 and completed a General Practice Residency at the University of California San Francisco in 2006. He completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 2012, followed by fellowships in oral, head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Melville is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

He has written a Springer textbook on maxillofacial reconstruction and contributed to six chapters in major textbooks concerning oral and maxillofacial surgery and tissue engineering. In addition, he is the author of more than 15 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Triple OOOO journal and serves as chief editor of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/ Dentistry Springer Education video channels.