Dean M Deluke, DDS, MBA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Oral Surgery and Dentist

Keywords/Search Terms:

Dental Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Nerve Injuries and Paresthesia, Impacted Teeth, Oral Pathology, Infection, Anesthesia and Sedation, Trauma, Dental Implants, Orthognathic Surgery, TMJ Disorders, Osteonecrosis, Patents, Plaintiff and Defense


DDS, Columbia University; MBA, Clarkson

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Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Dean M DeLuke is a graduate of St Michael’s College (B.A.), Columbia University (D.D.S.), and Clarkson University (M.B.A.). He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a fellowship at East Grinstead Hospital in Sussex, England. Dr. DeLuke is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American and the International College of Dentists. He is currently Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at VCU School of Dentistry, where he has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards. He is also the recipient of the Daniel M. Laskin Award for Excellence in Predoctoral Education, a national award conferred by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Prior to coming to Virginia Commonwealth University, he was a partner in a multispecialty group in upstate New York, and he was also Chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at St. Clare's Hospital. He is a past president of the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has served in the AAOMS House of Delegates. Dr. DeLuke was also active for many years on the Advisory Board, Risk Management and Finance Committees of OMS National Insurance Company, the primary provider of professional liability insurance for oral surgeons. He authored a text on Syndromes of the Head and Neck, along with numerous other journal articles and book chapters. He has been a frequent lecturer at regional and national meetings for the past 30 years.