Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery

At Stanford Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery we are dedicated to ensuring individualized quality patient care and customized treatment planning. We treat a variety of conditions including corrective jaw surgery, removal of third molars, cysts/ lesions, sleep apnea and craniofacial reconstruction with bone grafting and dental implant based rehabilitation. As oral maxillofacial surgeons we are trained to help patients that have suffered facial trauma.

Stanford Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
1000 Welch Rd Ste 100 
Palo Alto, Ca 94304

(650) 736-4355


Virtual reality planning in reconstructive trauma surgery

The goal of this research is to develop a computational tool to plan interventions for reconstructive trauma surgery, as opposed to the traditional use of physical models.

Craniofacial morphogensis

In collaboration from Dr. Jill Helms, Dr. Girod is examining the molecular basis of maxillo-mandibular bone regeneration and oral mucosal changes

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Jaw Surgery

This type of surgery can enhance a persons appearance dramatically, but its main purpose is to correct a persons functional problems. Download Presentation and read more Jaw Surgeries.


The Stanford University’s Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery service is committed to the development and education of medical students, residents, fellows, and community doctors.


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery incorporates a variety of treatments and services, and together with Dr. Girod you may coordinate, customize, and determine your future treatment plans.


Corrective Jaw Surgery »

Major Bone Grafting, Facial Trauma, Sleep Apnea Surgery, Oral Pathology (Cysts and Lesions)