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Dr. Shelly Abramowicz

Shelly Abramowicz, DMD, MPH

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

Associate Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

(Joint Appointment) Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Atlanta





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Dr. Abramowicz obtained her dental degree and her MPH in 2002 from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed her oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Florida in 2008. After completing her training, she joined Boston Children's Hospital as a full time attending surgeon and became a faculty member of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

In 2009, Dr. Abramowicz received a three-year Faculty Educator Development Award from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the American Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation. The award funded her investigation of temporomandibular joints in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. In 2016, she received another research support grant from the OMS Foundation, was a first place poster winner at the 98th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and was awarded the first Elaine A. Stuebner Scholarship by the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

At Emory, Dr. Abramowicz provides care to children with oral and maxillofacial surgery concerns. Her clinical and research specialties include pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery, TMJ dysfunction in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, orthognathic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, benign maxillofacial pathology, and impacted teeth. 



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