John Randall Zuniga, DMD $$

Pediatric Oral Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Medical School
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1978)
Strong Mem Hosp Univ of Rochester (1986), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Strong Mem Hosp Univ of Rochester (1979), Dentistry
Graduate School
Univ of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1985)
Board Certification
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Departments and Programs

Oral Surgery
  • Publications

    • Effect of facial sensory retraining on sensory thresholds, Essick G, Phillips C, Zuniga JR Journal of Dental Research 2007 86 571-575
    • Chemosensory and somatosensory regeneration after lingual nerve repair in humans, Zuniga JR, Chen M, Phillips C Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1997 55 2-13
    • Research Summitt: At the forefront of innovation, Cunningham L, Dodson T, Feinberg S, Le A, Wohlford M, Zuniga J Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008 66 215-222
    • The analgesic safety and efficacy of intra-articular morphine and mepivacaine following temporomandibular joint arthroplasty, Zuniga JR, Ibanez C, Kozacko M Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2007 65 1477-1485
  • Awards and Honors

    • William J. Gies Award in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Advancement of Dentistry - merit award in oral and maxillofacial surgery (2012)
    • William J. Gies Award for Clinical Research - annual award for publication recognition in Journal of Dental Research (2008)
    • US FDA Advisory Committee Service Award - distinguished service recognition (2006)
    • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Research Recognition Award - merit in oral and maxillofacial surgery research (2002)
    • Daniel M. Laskin Award for Most Outstanding Publication - annual award for publication recognition (1998)
    • Buonocore Research Award - merit in oral and maxillofacial surgery research (1985)

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