Zahid S. Lalani, BDS, MDS, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Education & Training

, Yale University School of Management
, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
, University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch
, Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
, College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, India
Publications

Spatial and temporal localization of FGF-2 and VEGF in healing tooth extraction sockets in a rabbit model
Lalani, Z, Wong, M, Brey, EM, Mikos, AG, Duke, PJ, Miller, MJ, Johnston, C & Montufar-Solis, D 2005, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 63, no. 10, pp. 1500-1508. DOI:

Prototype testing for a new bioabsorbable Le Fort III distraction device: A pilot study
Gateno, J, Seymour-Dempsey, K, Teichgraeber, JF, Lalani, Z, Yanez, R & Xia, JJ 2004, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 62, no. 12, pp. 1517-1523. DOI:

Biomechanical evaluation of the pins of a mandibular external distractor
Gateno, J, Kim, KW, Lalani, Z, Teichgraeber, JF, Liebschner, MAK, Lemoine, JJ & Xia, JJ 2004, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 62, no. 10, pp. 1259-1263. DOI:

Spatial and Temporal Localization of Secretory IgA in Healing Tooth Extraction Sockets in a Rabbit Model
Lalani, Z, Wong, M, Brey, EM, Mikos, AG, Duke, PJ & Johnston, C 2004, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 62, no. 4, pp. 466-472. DOI:

Effect of biomaterial properties on bone healing in a rabbit tooth extraction socket model
Fisher, JP, Lalani, Z, Bossano, CM, Brey, EM, Demian, N, Johnston, CM, Dean, D, Jansen, JA, Wong, MEK & Mikos, AG 2004, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, vol 68, no. 3, pp. 428-438.

Spatial and temporal localization of transforming growth factor-ß1, bone morphogenetic protein-2, and platelet-derived growth factor-A in healing tooth extraction sockets in a rabbit model
Lalani, Z, Wong, M, Brey, EM, Mikos, AG & Duke, PJ 2003, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 61, no. 9, pp. 1061-1072. DOI:

Automated selection of DAB-labeled tissue for immunohistochemical quantification
Brey, EM, Lalani, Z, Johnston, C, Wong, M, McIntire, LV, Duke, PJ & Patrick, CW 2003, Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, vol 51, no. 5, pp. 575-584.

Apoptosis staining in cultured pseudoachondroplasia chondrocytes
Duke, J, Montufar-Solis, D, Underwood, S, Lalani, Z & Hecht, JT 2003, Apoptosis, vol 8, no. 2, pp. 191-197. DOI:

Aesthetic and functional outcomes using osseous or soft-tissue free flaps
King, TW, Gallas, MT, Robb, GL, Lalani, Z & Miller, MJ 2002, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol 18, no. 5, pp. 365-371. DOI:

Immunohistochemical characterization of guided bone formation by a biodegradable tissue engineering scaffold in a healing tooth socket of a rabbit model
Fisher, JP, Lalani, Z, Demian, N, Wong, MEK & Mikos, AG 2002, . in Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. vol. 1, pp. 827-828, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 24th Annual Conference and the 2002 Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES / EMBS), Houston, TX, United States, 23-26 October.

Complications following orthognathic surgery that required early surgical intervention: fifteen years' experience.
Ayoub, AF, Lalani, Z, Moos, KF & Wood, GA 2001, The International journal of adult orthodontics and orthognathic surgery, vol 16, no. 2, pp. 138-144.

Intermaxillary fixation is not usually necessary to reduce mandibular fractures
Fordyce, AM, Lalani, Z, Songra, AK, Hildreth, AJ, Carton, ATM & Hawkesford, JE 1999, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 37, no. 1, pp. 52-57. DOI:

Cervical spine injury in maxillofacial trauma
Lalani, Z & Bonanthaya, KM 1997, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 35, no. 4, pp. 243-245. DOI:

Granular cell tumor of buccal mucosa - A case report
Zahid, L & Cariappa, KM 1996, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol 25, no. 2, pp. 134-135.

Splinting of avulsed central incisors with orthodontic wires: a case report.
Dawoodbhoy, I, Valiathan, A, Lalani, ZS & Cariappa, KM 1994, Endodontics & dental traumatology, vol 10, no. 3, pp. 149-152.