Joseph J. Fantuzzo, D.D.S., M.D.

Joseph J. Fantuzzo, D.D.S., M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 705
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5084
Administrative: (585) 275-9004
Fax: (585) 276-1883

Professional Bio

After attending the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Fantuzzo was educated in both Dentistry and Medicine and went on to complete residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, New York. This included a one year General Surgery Internship as well as training in Adult and Pediatric General Anesthesia. He subsequently served as Pediatric Craniofacial Fellow at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Chevy Chase, Maryland & Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Fantuzzo is Associate Professor of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, in the Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as Chairman and Residency Program Director for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and an attending surgeon with active staff privileges at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, in Rochester, New York.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Top Dental Student Award | New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons | University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine 1998

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

Lee, H; Ercoli, C; Fantuzzo, J; Girotto, J; Coniglio, J; Palermo, M. "Oral rehabilitation of a 12-year old patient after resection of central giant cell granuloma and free fibula reconstruction with an implant supported prosthesis: A clinical report." J Prosth Dent. 2008; 99(4): 257-262.
Posnick, JC; Fantuzzo, J; Troost, T. "Simultaneous Intranasal Surgery at the Time of Le Fort I Downfacture." Journal Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; 65(11): 2273-2281.
Posnick, JC; Fantuzzo, J. "Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Current Clinical Perspectives". Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; : 1617-1623.
Posnick, JC; Fantuzzo, J; Orchin, J. "Deliberate Operative Rotation of the Maxillofacial Skeleton". Journal Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. 2006; 64(11): 1687-1695.
Boyd BC, Fantuzzo JJ, Votta T. "The role of automated external defibrillators in dental practice." The New York state dental journal. 2006 72(4):20-3.

Current Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


MD | Medicine | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences2001
DDS | Dentistry | University at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences1998
BA | Biology | University of Rochester1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Maxillofacial Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in General Surgery at SUNY at Buffalo Grad Medical-Dental Education Cons07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at SUNY at Buffalo Grad Medical-Dental Education Cons07/01/1998 - 06/30/2004