Dale Baur, DDS

Professor and Chair
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dental Medicine
Vice Dean
School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Baur is currently Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at CWRU School of Dental Medicine. He is also Chief of OMFS at University Hospitals/Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to his current position, Dr. Baur retired as a Colonel after 24 years in the U.S. Army. His last assignment in the Army was at Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, GA, where he was OMFS residency program director from 2003-2007.

Dr. Baur is a graduate of CWRU School of Dental Medicine, and completed his OMFS training at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX. He later went on to complete a 2-year fellowship at the University of Michigan in Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Baur's areas of clinical interest are in tumor and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck. He also has interests in salivary gland tumors, surgical management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, TMJ surgery, and cosmetic surgery of the face. He has published extensively in the peer reviewed literature, has written three book chapters, and is a co-editor of an Atlas of OMFS.

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Ischemic Skin Flaps
  • Surgical Anatomic Landmarks
  • Parotid Gland
  • Wound Healing 

Professional Memberships

Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral Surgery; appointed Spring Meeting Chairman, 2010
Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral Surgery; elected Membership Chairman, 2009
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development, appointed 2009
Ohio Society OMS; Hospital Affairs Committee, 2007
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; Examination Committee, Pathology and Reconstruction Section, appointed 2007

External Appointments

Division Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Division Chief, Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Publications

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Rowshan HH, Parham MA, Baur DA, et al: Effect of Intermittent Systemic Administration Of Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (PTH 1-34) on Mandibular Fracture Healing in Rats. J Oral Maxillofacial Surg, 68(2): 260-267, 2010.

Rowshan HH, Baur DA, co-editors. Management of the Airway, Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America 18(1), 2010.

Rowshan HH, Baur DA: Tracheostomy. Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America 18(1):39-50, 2010.

El A, Gou W, Baur DA, et al: Pseudoaneurysm of The External Carotid Artery Secondary to Subcondylar Fracture: A Case Report. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Jun;40(6):644-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2010.11.022. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Bushey AW, Boice JG, Lander MA, Baur DA: Utilization of the Tympanomastoid Fissure for Intraoperative Identification of the Facial Nerve; A Cadaver Study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Sep;69(9):2473-6. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2010.11.044. Epub 2011 May 7.

El A, El H, Polomo M, Baur DA: A 3-dimensional airway analysis of an obstructive sleep apnea surgical correction with cone beam computed tomography. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Sep;69(9):2424-36. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2010.11.046. Epub 2011 May 6.

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Case Western Reserve University

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
2001
Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
1997