James Melville, DDS, FACS
Dr. Melville earned a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and history from the University of California Santa Barbara and graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2005. He completed a General Practice Residency at the University of California San Francisco in 2006 and served as assistant professor there until 2007. Dr. Melville then pursued and completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. After his surgical residency, Dr. Melville remained at the University of Miami to complete a two-year fellowship in maxillofacial head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery .
Dr. Melville practices and teaches residents at Memorial Hermann Hospital, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston Methodist Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
His primary interests include maxillofacial trauma, head and neck oncology, head and neck microvascular surgery, facial reconstruction, bone-grafting, tissue-engineering, medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, and osteoradionecrosis of the jaw
Dr. Melville is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons, and American College of Surgeons. He acts as a reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
He is the author of more than 10 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored 3 chapters in major oral and maxillofacial surgery text books.