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Jose M. Marchena, DMD, MD

Dr. Jose M. Marchena, DMD, MD
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: SOD-6510
  • Phone: 713-486-4310
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  • Administrative Area(s): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Education:

    DMD | Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, 1996
    MD | Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1998
    Internship | Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1997
    Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Louisiana State University/Charity Hospital of New Orleans, 2001

Dr. Jose M. Marchena is an associate professor in the Bernard and Gloria Pepper Katz Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry. He returned to UTHealth after a decade in private practice in the Boston area.  He is a recipient of multiple academic, research, and teaching awards and has published several scientific articles and book chapters in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is vice president of Smile Bangladesh, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cleft lip and palate repair operations in rural Bangladesh.

Dr. Marchena serves as the current chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Ben Taub Hospital and focuses his practice on the management of impacted teeth and facial fractures.

Dr. Marchena is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.