Jose Marchena, DMD, MD, FACS

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Dr. Jose Marchena obtained his dental degree magna cum laude from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.

He completed internships in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and his residency training at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.

After a career in private practice, Dr. Marchena rejoined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) as an associate professor in the School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

He serves as chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Ben Taub Hospital and as vice president of Smile Bangladesh, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cleft lip and palate repair operations in rural Bangladesh.

His areas of focus include impacted wisdom teeth, pediatric oral surgery, facial fractures, and international humanitarian surgery.