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Deepak Krishnan, DDS

Professor of Clinical

Division Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Residency Program Director

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Deepak Krishnan, DDS

Dr. Krishnan is an associate professor of surgery at the UC College of Medicine where he is the residency program director of the advanced training program in oral & maxillofacial surgery. He is also the chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Krishnan is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Dr. Krishnan obtained his dental degree from Bangalore University, India and trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University’s College of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon completion of the residency, he pursued further fellowship training in oral and maxillofacial surgery, focusing on orthognathic surgery, at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

Dr. Krishnan’s clinical interests are in orthognathic and reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial trauma, pediatric maxillofacial surgery, ambulatory anesthesia, and clinical research and simulation.

Dr. Krishnan is a past president of the Ohio State Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and currently is president of the Ohio Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, serves on the Committee of Education and Training (CET) of the AAOMS and is the chair of the special committee on Emerging leaders in OMS. He is also a consultant to the AAOMS Committee on Anesthesia (CAN).




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Undergraduate/Medical Degree

Bangalore University


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Emory University


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship

Dalhousie University


Board Certifications

American Board of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery



Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery