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Oral Surgery

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS, has extensive experience as an Expert Witness in the Field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery, Dentistry and as an Oral Surgeon. He has been retained on over 125 cases, has provided over 60 depositions and testified at court for a wide variety of cases related to the Oral and Maxillofacial region dental implant surgery, wrong tooth extraction, oral and facial fractures and lacerations, injuries related to extraction of teeth, injuries related to dental implant surgery, oral pathology, TMJ issues, TMD, IV (intravenous) anesthesia, office anesthesia, wrongful death, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery) complications, oral and facial trauma, head and neck infections related to teeth and salivary glands, nerve injuries, bone grafting, sinus lift and augmentation, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Dental law and Dentistry, Oral and facial Forensics, Dental billing and Medical billing all over the country.

Dr. Kotikian completed dental school at UCLA, Medical School at Wayne State School of Medicine, two years of general surgery and completed his residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is Clinical Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at USC where he teaches residents and students. Dr. Kotikian lectures at the national and international level on a regular basis for a wide variety of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Oral Surgery topics. Dr. Kotikian has been featured in the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and many other local newspapers for his work in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and his missionary work. Dr. Kotikian has also been featured on CNN Headline News local edition, ABC7, KCAL/CBS news and the Diane Sawyer nightly news on ABC.

Professional Membership:
* Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
* Fellow, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
* Fellow, American College of Surgeons(FACS)
* Fellow, Oral and Facial Surgeons of California
* Member, SoCal Oro-Facial Academy

Licensure and Certification:
* California Medical License(#A106145)
* California Dental License(#49568)
* California General Anesthesia License(#1479)

Hospital Affiliation:
* Glendale Adventist Medical Center(Glendale, CA)
* Providence St. Joseph Medical Center(Burbank, CA)
* Glendale Memorial Hospital(Glendale, CA)

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