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David Charles Stanton

David C. Stanton, DMD, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery / Pharmacology

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
4 South Pavilion, Perelman Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-662-3580

Fax: 215-662-7445

Professional Biography

Dr. Stanton is Associate Professor/Clinician Educator of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a graduate of both the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the School of Dental Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in maxillofacial cosmetic surgery at Northwestern University. He is the former program director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at the University of Pennsylvania. He has lectured nationally on several of his fields of interest, including cosmetic facial surgery, obstructive sleep apnea, and maxillofacial trauma. His research interests include obstructive sleep apnea, hair transplantation and facial trauma. He is a current member of the examination committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He previously served as chair of the Residency Review Committee for oral & maxillofacial surgery programs & a commissioner on the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Honors / Credentials
  • Philadelphia Magazine’s Top DentistsTM 2019, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2019
  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Committee-person of the Year, 2018
  • Philadelphia Magazine’s Top DentistsTM 2017–Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2017
  • Philadelphia Magazine’s Top DentistsTM 2016 –Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2016
  • Recipient of the Joseph W. Foote Resident Mentoring Award, 2015
  • Inaugural Recipient of the Joseph W. Foote Resident Mentoring Award, 2014
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Health Care Hero Award, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 6-year Service Recognition Award, 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 10-year Service Recognition Award, 2007
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 10-year Service Recognition Award, 2006
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 3-year Service Recognition Award, 2006
  • Associate Professor, Clinician Educator, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2005 – Present
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland Dental School, 2002
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, 1999 – Present
  • Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998 – 2012
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1998
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia, 1996 – Present
  • Attending Surgeon, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1996 – Present
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1996 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1996-2005
  • Associate Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1996 – 1998
  • Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Chicago Osteopathic Health Systems, 1995 – 1996
  • AAOMS/OMSF Clinical Surgery Fellowship, 1995 – 1996
  • Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Chicago Osteopathic Health Systems, 1995 – 1996
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1993
  • Instructor, Department of Medicine, ,Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • Quintessence Award for Restorative Dentistry, 1988
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award, 1988
  • American Academy of Dental Radiology Award, 1988
  • Eta Sigma Sigma Dental Honor Society, 1988
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, 1988
  • Diplomate, Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, 1988
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate – University of Pittsburgh, 1984
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society – University of Pittsburgh, 1981
Education
  • Fellowship, General Cosmetic Surgery, Department of Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Midwestern University, 1995 – 1996
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Northwestern University Dental School, 1995 – 1996
  • Internship, Department of General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992 – 1993
  • Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1989 – 1995
  • G.P.R. Department of Dental Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1988 – 1989
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • D.M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1988
  • B.S., Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 1984