Meet Dr. Nissenbaum

MARK NISSENBAUM. BDS, MSc, MDent, FCD SA (OMFS), DMD.

Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

EDUCATION / TRAININGchs-001055

  • University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa – BDS, 1989
  • University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa – MSc, 1995
  • College of Medicine of South Africa – FCDSA (OMFS), 1997
  • University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa – MDent (OMFS), 2000

Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston USA, 2004
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA. DMD, 2006

AWARDS

  • 1997 – Awarded the medal of the Society of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa for extremely distinguished performance in the final examination of the College of Medicine of South Africa FCD Part 2b Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery.
  • 1997 – Janie and Michael Miller Award for best postgraduate Registrar in the Division of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

LICENSURE CERTIFICATION AND MEMBERSHIP

  • Full Dental Licensure, California USA. (Licence Number 49380)
  • Full Dental Licensure, Massachusetts USA. (Licence Number 21636)
  • American Dental Association (member)
  • Massachusetts Dental Society (member)
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Diplomates/Board Certified)
  • Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (full membership)
  • American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists (full membership)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS)

EXPERIENCE

  • 1989 -1993. Clinical instructor and principal dentist in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Dental Teaching Hospital. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 1993 – 1997. Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Surgery. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1998 – 2002. Consultant, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johannesburg Academic Hospital and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa.
  • 1998 – 2002.  Consultant Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Linksfield Park Hospital, Johannesburg South Africa.
  • 1998 – 2002.  Consultant Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Rosebank Hospital Johannesburg South Africa.
  • 2002 -2003. Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA.
  • 2003 -2004.  Chief resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA.
  • 2004 – 2006.  Instructor. Patient Doctor I, Harvard Medical School, Boston USA.
  • 2004 – 2006. Clinical Fellow. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston USA.
  • 2007 –present. Specialist private practice. Newton Wellesley Hospital and Chestnut Hill MA.

PUBLICATIONS

  • H Coleman, M Altini, J Kieser and M Nissenbaum. Familial Florid Cemento-osseous dysplasia- A case report and review of the literature. Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa. 1996, 51(12): 766-770.
  • M Nissenbaum; P.E. Cleaton Jones; M.A. Lownie. Relative Displacement resistance of standard and low profile bone plates in experimental mandibular angle fractures. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology. 1997, 83(4): 427-432.
  • L.M. Levitz; T Carmichael; M Nissenbaum. Severe ocular trauma caused by an ostrich. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2004; 88: 591.
  • Nissenbaum M; Kaban LB; Troulis MJ. Toothache, Paresthesia and Horner’s Syndrome. An unusual presentation of Disseminated Burkitt’s lymphoma. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; 65: 1395-1401.