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Nabil Abaza, DMD, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Residency Program Director

  • Practice:Drexel Surgery
  • Specialty:Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Education: DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (1975); Ph.D., Pathology, University of Pittsburgh (1973); M.S., Oral Surgery, University of Pittsburgh (1963)
Patient Care

Affiliated Hospital: Hahnemann University Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Award for top ranking of the Class of 1958 for the School of Dentistry at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt

Postgraduate Training

  • Organ Culture Training at W. Alton Jones Cell Science Center, Lake Placid, NY (1972)
  • Special Fellowship to obtain a Ph.D. Degree in Pathology at the U.S. Public Health Service, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (1972)
  • Tissue Culture and Electron Microscopy Training at the University of Pittsburgh (1971)
  • Electron Microscopy Training at Northeastern University, Boston, MA (1971)
  • Trainee in General Pathology at Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA (1970)
  • Electron Microscopy Training at the University of Pittsburgh (1970)
  • Fellowship to obtain a Ph.D. Degree in Pathology at the U.S. Public Health Service, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (1969)
  • General Anesthesia Trainee at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA (1963)
Research

Selected Research

"Etodalac: Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamic Dental Pain Study"
Principal investigator 1993-1994

"A Double-Blind, Single-Dose, Parallel Comparison of the Analgesic Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Relationships of PEM-420 (75, 50 and 25 mg), Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen, and Placebo in patients following oral surgery"
Co-investigator 1993-1994

"A Comparative Analgesic Efficacy Study of Ibuprofen Effervescent vs. Placebo in Postsurgical Dental Pain with Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Evaluation"
Principal investigator 1991-1992

"A Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel Group Study of the Acute Analgesic Efficacy of Naprelan in Patients Following Oral Surgery - Inpatient Phase"
Principal investigator 1991-1992

"A Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel Group Study of the Acute Analgesic Efficacy of Naprelan in Patients Following Oral Surgery - Outpatient Phase"
Principal investigator 1991-1992

"Lornoxicam: A Therapeutic Dose Range Finding Study Using Pre- and Post-Surgical Dosing"
Principal investigator 1990-1992

"Tramadol Hydrochloride: Efficacy Compared to Codeine Sulfate, Aspirin with Codeine Phosphate and Placebo in Dental Extraction Pain"
Co-investigator 1988-1990

"Bladder Cancer - Meniscus Gradient and Matrix Culture"
National Bladder Cancer Project, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD (Grant)
Co-investigator 1979-1981

"Metaplasia and Neoplasia in the Heterotopic Rat Bladder"
National Bladder Cancer Project, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD (Grant)
Co-investigator 6-1-1975 thru 5-31-1978, Co-principal investigator 1977-1978

"Bladder Cancer - Meniscus Gradient and Matrix Culture"
National Bladder Cancer Project, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD (Grant)
Co-investigator 6-1-1975 thru 5-31-1978, Co-principal investigator 1977-1978

"Bladder Cancer in Meniscus Gradient Tissue Culture"
National Bladder Cancer Project, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD (Grant)
Co-investigator 6-1-1972 thru 5-31-1975

"Diagnostic Characterization of Mammary Tumors"
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (Contract)
Co-investigator 6-28-1972 thru 6-27-1975

Teaching

Dr. Abaza is a professor in the Department of Surgery, and serves as the director of the oral and maxillofacial residency program.

Teaching Awards:

  • Special Golden Apple Award for outstanding contribution to student education. Presented by Class of 1998 at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University
  • Lindback Award for Excellence In Teaching the Basic Sciences
  • Golden Apple Award for best teacher of the sophomore class of 1989 at the Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Golden Apple Award for best teacher of the sophomore class of 1983 at the Medical College of Pennsylvania
Specialties
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Oral maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral medicine
  • Oral mucosal diseases
  • Oral reconstruction
Residency
  • Oral Surgery - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA (1963)
  • Oral Surgery - Magee-Women's Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA (1962)
  • Oral Surgery - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1961)
Fellowship
  • Pathology - U.S. Public Health Service, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (1972)

Primary Practice

Drexel Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
207 N. Broad Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-561-0562
Fax: 215-561-0427

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