Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Houston Methodist Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and deformities of the face, jaws, mouth, and teeth due to congenital or acquired diseases and traumatic injuries. A full range of diagnostic, outpatient, and inpatient surgical procedures are available for patients.  

Jaime Gateno, MD, DDS
Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist

Doctor using AnatomicAligner, a new FDA-approved Methodist-built software program, on an iPad.
NEWS - Novel medical technology for craniomaxillofacial surgery receives FDA clearance for market

Houston Methodist recently reached a major milestone, receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the AnatomicAligner, a novel, comprehensive software program used to improve planning for craniomaxillofacial (CMF) surgeries. With its first propriety technology directly FDA-cleared, Houston Methodist now joins an elite group of academic medical centers with an approved medical technology ready for market access. 


Practicing in state-of-the-art facilities while using the latest techniques and cutting-edge technologies, our surgeons offer a complete range of adult and adolescent oral and maxillofacial surgical services including:



Our Team

Our board certified surgeons and faculty are nationally and internationally known for their research and clinical innovation:



Contact Information


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Houston Methodist
6560 Fannin Street, Suite 1280
Houston, TX 77030