Penn Dental Medicine

Departments & Faculty

Barry H. Hendler, DDS, MD

Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology


  • DDS, Temple University, 1968
  • MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1973


  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1978
  • Fellow, America Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 1988

Research Interests

A pioneer in temporomandibular joint laser arthroscopy, Dr. Hendler has published and lectured extensively. Dr. Hendler serves as medical director of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery faculty practices as well as Director of Postgraduate medical education at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Hendler has long maintained an interest in hair restoration procedures and directs Penn’s OMS/Cosmetic Surgery Associates’ satellite practice. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and past President of the Delaware Valley Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Hendler also completed an internship in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at MCP and residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital.

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