This program option combines curriculums to lead to a certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. The minimum duration of study is 72 months.
In this option, residents attend Texas Tech University Medical School in Lubbock, TX as full-time medical students with advanced standing in the second-year medical class. Six months of the medical school program are spent on the oral and maxillofacial surgery service.
After completion of medical school, residents return to Dallas to complete a one-year general surgery internship at Baylor University Medical Center. The remaining 24 months of the program are spent on the oral and maxillofacial surgery service at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry and Baylor University Medical Center.