Prof. Oded Nahlieli

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Prof. Oded Nahlieli graduated from the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental medicine in Jerusalem. He completed his initial Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency in Israel that was followed by a residency in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, in 1988-1989.

Prof. Nahlieli is the past chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Barzilai University Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel. He is the chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Assuta Ramat Hachial Medical Center Tel Aviv and the chairman of the Minimal Invasive and Endoscopic Oral and Maxillofacial Department at the Galilee Medical Center Naharia Israel.  He is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Adjunct Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health University of Rochester, NY, USA.

He was the president of the Israeli Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery during 1998-2000.

Since 1993, Prof. Nahlieli is developing endoscopy of the salivary glands (Sialoendoscopy) and he was one of the pioneers in the field. He has extensive experience in salivary gland endoscopy. In 2010, Prof. Oded Nahlieli received honors from the Israeli government on his achievements and innovations.

In 2019 Prof. Nahlieli received honors from the International Society for Salivary Glands on his pioneer achievements in salivary gland endoscopy.

He developed a series of endoscopic techniques and specific equipment for minimally invasive procedures in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.

Prof. Nahlieli has published more than 130 academic articles, 18 book chapters, two books, and obtained 26 international patents. His articles on minimal invasive salivary gland surgery and implant surgery are considered as keystones in the modern management of salivary glands inflammatory disorders and dental implantology.