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Sam Farish, DMD

Sam E. Farish, DMD

– Associate Professor of Surgery and J. David and Beverly Allen Family Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
– Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Atlanta VA Medical Center

Telephone: 404.778.4500


Certification: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2000

In addition to being an associate professor in Emory’s Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Farish is chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, where he was a co-investigator in multi-site clinical trials conducted throughout the VA system. He is currently one of the leading surgeons in Atlanta performing bone grafting procedures to permit the placement of dental implants. He has served as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, authored numerous publications, and was honored with an outstanding senior resident teaching award established in his name in 2008.


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