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Rui P. Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS
Program Director

Welcome to the site for the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery's one-year Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery & Microvascular Fellowship Program in Jacksonville, Fla.

Our department provides treatment for a wide spectrum of conditions affecting the maxillofacial region. Our fellows receive full training in all aspects of maxillofacial surgery. Our physicians are consultants for the hospital's Level I Trauma Center, with the most critical trauma patients from Northeast Florida and South Georgia. Our faculty and fellows provide comprehensive treatment for the management of benign and malignant conditions of the maxillofacial region, including microvascular reconstruction.

In addition to the outstanding surgical training, our residents enjoy the many amenities of Jacksonville coastal living.

Thank you for your interest in our fellowship program and feel free to contact us with any additional questions.

Rui P. Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS
Associate Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Program Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Fellowship

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