Faculty Profiles

Gary Bouloux

Gary F. Bouloux, DDS, MD, MDSc

Professor of Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Residency Program Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Director of Research, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service, Grady Memorial Hospital

Telephone: 404.778.4500

Email: gfboulo@emory.edu

Certification: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2006

Biography

Dr. Bouloux is credited with introducing temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthroscopy and total joint replacement for TMJ to Emory's clinical services. His primary research focus is TMJ dysfunction including surgical outcomes, psychological predictors of outcomes, laser-assisted surgical arthroscopy, and the use of hyaluronic acid. Current studies include the evaluation of surgical plates in the repair of jaw fractures

Publications

View Dr. Bouloux's publications in PubMed.

Affiliations

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Atlanta VA Medical Center

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic

Education

  • BDS with honors, Sydney University Dental School, 1989

  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (by examination), FRACDS, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, 1992

  • MDSc, Sydney University Dental School, 1995

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Westmead Hospital Dental Clinical School, Sydney, Australia, 1993–1996

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 1997–1999

  • MD received, Emory University School of Medicine, 2004

Current Editorships and Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

  • American Medical Association

  • American Dental Association

  • American Dental Educators Association

  • Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners: Peer Reviewer, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Chair, Scientific Program Committee

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Committee on Third Molar Studies, Faculty Section Executive Committee, Special Committee of Parameters of Care

  • American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons: Board Member; Chair, Scientific Program Committee

  • Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • American and International Association of Dental Research, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Group

Clinical Interests

  • Craniofacial abnormalities

  • Oral and maxillofacial trauma

  • Dental implants

  • Oral/maxillofacial surgery

  • Sleep apnea

  • Temporomandibular joint

  • Mandibular fractures

  • Wisdom teeth extraction

Research Interests

  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, including surgical outcomes, psychological predictors of outcomes, laser assisted surgical arthroscopy, and the use of hyaluronic acid

  • Odontogenic infections

  • Oral hypoglycemic agents/osteoblast differentiation