Richard D. Leathers DDS 2016-11-16T12:17:06+00:00

Richard D. Leathers DDS

Richard D Leathers

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Faculty, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Dental Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-service Ambulatory Care Center

Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Dentistry Los Angeles, California

Bachelor of Science: California State University at Los Angeles Los Angeles, California

Medical Degree: D.D.S. – Howard University College of Dentistry Washington, DC

Internship: Certificate – General Practice-Hospital Dentistry, King/Drew Medical Center Los Angeles, CA

Residency: Certificate – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, King/Drew Medical Center Los Angeles, CA


Board Certifications:
– Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
– Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation 2009 Daniel M. Laskin Award for the Most outstanding paper published in the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery During 2008: “Do the benefits of Internal Fixation of Mandible Fractures Justify the added costs? Results from a randomized controlled trail”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 66:2203-2212, 2008.

Patient preferences for treatment of mandibular fracture NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Patient preferences for treatment of mandibular fracture NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Grant Award: 1,747,542.

UCLA/King-Drew Regional Research Center for Minority Oral Health Phase II-National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research-DE100598 Grant Award: $4,051,944 Subproject I – Physical, Psychosocial and Economic Effects of Orofacial Trauma. PI: Vivek Shetty Co-PI: Richard Leathers Total Subproject Award: $1,050,166

11 Journal Articles
2 book chapters
25 abstracts

– Angel City Dental Society

– American Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Fellow)
California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

– American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Fellow)

– Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology (Fellow)

American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Examination Committee Regional Advisor (Region VI), General Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation Evaluator, Dental Board of California

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