David Alfi, MD

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


Education & Training

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship, Columbia University Medical Center
Residency, Columbia University Medical Center
Publications

Destructive maxillary radiolucency in a 20-year-old female
Lee, KC, Peters, SM, Pradhan, JS, Alfi, DM, Koslovsky, DA & Philipone, EM 2020, , Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2019.10.001

Automatic Localization of Landmarks in Craniomaxillofacial CBCT Images Using a Local Attention-Based Graph Convolution Network
Lang, Y, Lian, C, Xiao, D, Deng, H, Yuan, P, Gateno, J, Shen, SGF, Alfi, DM, Yap, PT, Xia, JJ & Shen, D 2020, . in AL Martel, P Abolmaesumi, D Stoyanov, D Mateus, MA Zuluaga, SK Zhou, D Racoceanu & L Joskowicz (eds), Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2020 - 23rd International Conference, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 12264 LNCS, Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, pp. 817-826, 23rd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2020, Lima, Peru, 10/4/20. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-59719-1_79

Automatic Detection of Craniomaxillofacial Anatomical Landmarks on CBCT Images using 3D Mask R-CNN [GLMI-P-10]
Lang, Y, Wang, L, Yap, P-T, Lian, C, Deng, HH, Thung, K-H, Xiao, D, Yuan, P, Shen, SGF, Gateno, J, Kuang, T, Alfi, D, Xia, JJ & Shen, D 2019, .

Estimating Reference Bony Shape Model for Personalized Surgical Reconstruction of Posttraumatic Facial Defects
Xiao, D, Wang, L, Deng, HH, Thung, K-H, Zhu, J, Yuan, P, Rodrigues, YL, Perez Jr. L, Crecelius, CE, Gateno, J, Kuang, T, Shen, SGF, Kim, D, Alfi, D, Yap, P-T, Xia, JJ & Shen, D 2019, , Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, vol. 11768, pp. 327-335. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32254-0_37

A New Approach of Predicting Facial Changes following Orthognathic Surgery using Realistic Lip Sliding Effect
Kim, D, Kuang, T, Rodrigues, YL, Gateno, J, Shen, SGF, Wang, X, Deng, HH, Alfi, D, Yuan, P, Liebschner, MAK & Xia, JJ 2019, , Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, vol. 11768, pp. 336-344. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32254-0_38

Automatic Detection of Craniomaxillofacial Anatomical Landmarks on CBCT Images Using 3D Mask R-CNN
Lang, Y, Wang, L, Yap, PT, Lian, C, Deng, H, Thung, KH, Xiao, D, Yuan, P, Shen, SGF, Gateno, J, Kuang, T, Alfi, DM, Xia, JJ & Shen, D 2019, . in D Zhang, L Zhou, B Jie & M Liu (eds), Graph Learning in Medical Imaging - 1st International Workshop, GLMI 2019, held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2019, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 11849 LNCS, Springer, pp. 130-137, 1st International Workshop on Graph Learning in Medical Imaging, GLMI 2019 held in conjunction with the 22nd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2019, Shenzhen, China, 10/17/19. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35817-4_16

The Use of Patient-Specific Implants in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Huang, MF, Alfi, D, Alfi, J & Huang, AT 2019, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2019.07.010

Robust digital dental articulation for one-piece maxillary orthognathic surgery
Li, J, Xi, DW, Afonso, DF, Yuan, P, Huang, MF, Yao, CF, Alfi, D & Xia, JJ 2018, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, vol. 13, no. S1, pp. S120-S121.

Magic wand: 3D-based interactive algorithm to accelerate CBCT segmentation
Yuan, P, Afonso, DF, Deng, HH, Li, J, Vu, J, Xi, DW, Huang, MF, Alfi, D, Gateno, J & Xia, JJ 2018, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, pp. S24-S26.

Design, development and clinical validation of computer-aided surgical simulation system for streamlined orthognathic surgical planning
Yuan, P, Mai, H, Li, J, Ho, DCY, Lai, Y, Liu, S, Kim, D, Xiong, Z, Alfi, DM, Teichgraeber, JF, Gateno, J & Xia, JJ 2017, , International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 2129-2143. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-017-1585-6

New approach to establish an object reference frame for dental arch in computer-aided surgical simulation
Li, J, Yuan, P, Chang, CM, Ho, DCY, Lo, YF, Shen, S, Kim, D, Teichgraeber, JF, Alfi, DM, Gateno, J & Xia, JJ 2017, , International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 46, no. 9, pp. 1193-1200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2017.04.012

Tissue-engineered autologous grafts for facial bone reconstruction
Bhumiratana, S, Bernhard, JC, Alfi, DM, Yeager, K, Eton, RE, Bova, J, Shah, F, Gimble, JM, Lopez, MJ, Eisig, SB & Vunjak-Novakovic, G 2016, , Science translational medicine, vol. 8, no. 343, 343ra83. https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aad5904

A Geometric Classification of Jaw Deformities
Gateno, J, Alfi, D, Xia, JJ & Teichgraeber, JF 2015, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 73, no. 12 Suppl, pp. S26-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2015.05.019

Algorithm for planning a double-jaw orthognathic surgery using a computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS) protocol. Part 2: Three-dimensional cephalometry
Xia, JJ, Gateno, J, Teichgraeber, JF, Yuan, P, Li, J, Chen, K-C, Jajoo, A, Nicol, M & Alfi, DM 2015, , International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 1441-1450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2015.06.007

Algorithm for planning a double-jaw orthognathic surgery using a computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS) protocol. Part 1: Planning sequence
Xia, JJ, Gateno, J, Teichgraeber, JF, Yuan, P, Chen, KC, Li, J, Zhang, X, Tang, Z & Alfi, DM 2015, , International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 1431-1440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2015.06.006

Bad split: Anatomic or technical problem?
Gateno, J, Ferraz, F & Alfi, D 2015, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 73, no. 6, pp. 1023-1024. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2015.01.040

Bupivacaine mandibular nerve block affects intraoperative blood pressure and heart rate in a Yucatan miniature swine mandibular condylectomy model: A pilot study
Bova, JF, Da Cunha, AF, Stout, RW, Bhumiratana, S, Alfi, DM, Eisig, SB, Vunjak-Novakovic, G & Lopez, MJ 2015, , Journal of Investigative Surgery, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 32-39. https://doi.org/10.3109/08941939.2014.971207

Branchial Arch Syndromes
Alfi, D, Lam, D & Gateno, J 2014, , Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cxom.2014.04.003

Diagnostic imaging for submandibular duct atresia: Literature review and case report
Mandel, L & Alfi, D 2012, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 70, no. 12, pp. 2819-2822. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2012.02.032

Nicotine nasal spray as an adjuvant analgesic for third molar surgery
Yagoubian, B, Akkara, J, Afzali, P, Alfi, D, Olson, L, Conell-Price, J, Yeh, J, Eisig, SB & Flood, P 2011, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 1316-1319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2010.07.025