Rui P Fernandes

Rui P Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS

Clinical Professor

Department: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Jacksonville
Business Email: rui.fernandes@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Clinical outcomes studies
  • Health Disparities

Publications

2021
Communication: Regional anesthesia perioperative analgesia for free flap reconstruction.
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS. 74(9):2392-2442 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bjps.2021.03.081. [PMID] 33931330.
2021
Current Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction. 14(1):79-83 [DOI] 10.1177/1943387520971418. [PMID] 33613841.
2021
Injuries of the Peripheral Mandibular Nerve, Evaluation of Interventions and Outcomes: A Systematic Review
Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction. 14(4):337-348 [DOI] 10.1177/19433875211002049. [PMID] 34707795.
2021
Management of Soft Tissue Trauma.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 33(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2021.05.002. [PMID] 34099365.
2021
Passively Scattered Proton Therapy for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer with Clinical Perineural Invasion.
International journal of particle therapy. 8(1):285-293 [DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-20-00062.1. [PMID] 34285954.
2021
Response to “Major head and neck surgery as a risk factor for postoperative atrial fibrillation”.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 50(11):1530-1531 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2021.02.017. [PMID] 33691997.
2021
Serial Perioperative Assessment of Free Flap Perfusion With Laser Angiography.
Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction. 14(1):16-22 [DOI] 10.1177/1943387520930608. [PMID] 33613831.
2020
Education and Training for Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons in the Context of COVID-19.
Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction. 13(3):149-150 [DOI] 10.1177/1943387520948815. [PMID] 33456679.
2020
Head and neck surgery is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation: incidence and outcomes.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 49(12):1535-1541 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2020.04.014. [PMID] 32475709.
2020
Keystone Flap.
Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 28(1):29-42 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2019.10.001. [PMID] 32008707.
2020
Prognostic significance of venous invasion in node-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology. 49(2):150-155 [DOI] 10.1111/jop.12975. [PMID] 31732985.
2020
Revisiting the temporal artery posterior auricular skin flap with an anatomical basis stepwise pedicle dissection for use in targeted facial subunit reconstruction.
Head & neck. 42(11):3153-3160 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.26362. [PMID] 32686883.
2020
Three-Dimensional Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning and Manufacturing in Complex Mandibular Reconstruction.
Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 28(2):145-150 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2020.05.007. [PMID] 32741511.
2020
Thyroid surgery outcomes analysis in an oral and maxillofacial surgery department.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 49(6):717-721 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2019.12.002. [PMID] 31874715.
2019
Complications, Mortality, and Functional Decline in Patients 80 Years or Older Undergoing Major Head and Neck Ablation and Reconstruction.
JAMA otolaryngology– head & neck surgery. 145(12):1150-1157 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2768. [PMID] 31600390.
2019
Modified GoPro Hero 6 and 7 for Intraoperative Surgical Recording-Transformation Into a Surgeon-Perspective Professional Quality Recording System.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 77(8):1703.e1-1703.e6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2019.03.026. [PMID] 31009633.
2019
Oral Cavity Cancer.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 31(1):13-29 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2018.08.002. [PMID] 30454788.
2019
Radiation Oncology for Head and Neck Cancer: Current Standards and Future Changes.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 31(1):31-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2018.08.003. [PMID] 30454789.
2018
Alternative Approach in Mandibular Reconstruction for Benign Disease
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 76(1):229.e1-229.e9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.06.041.
2018
Introduction.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 30(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2018.06.002. [PMID] 30008345.
2018
Introduction.
Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 26(2) [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2018.06.002. [PMID] 30077329.
2017
A Case Report of Mikulicz Syndrome
Journal of radiology case reports. 11(7):1-7 [DOI] 10.3941/jrcr.v11i7.3147. [PMID] 29299096.
2017
Clinical Pathway Implementation Improves Efficiency of Care in a Maxillofacial Head and Neck Surgery Unit.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(1):190-196 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2016.06.194. [PMID] 27528106.
2017
Free Bone Grafts for Mandibular Reconstruction in Patients Who Have Not Received Radiotherapy: the 6-Cm Rule-Myth or Reality?
Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction. 10(2):117-122 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0036-1597583. [PMID] 28523085.
2017
Immediate Reconstruction and Dental Rehabilitation of Segmental Mandibular Defects: Description of a Novel Technique.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(10):2270.e1-2270.e8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.06.019. [PMID] 28697347.
2017
Margin Analysis: Sarcoma of the Head and Neck.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 29(3):355-366 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2017.04.002. [PMID] 28709534.
2017
Myxofibrosarcoma in Head and Neck: Case Report of Unusually Aggressive Presentation.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(12):2709.e1-2709.e12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.08.015. [PMID] 28893544.
2017
Preoperative Protective Endovascular Covered Stent Placement Followed By Surgery for Management of the Cervical Common and Internal Carotid Arteries With Tumor Encasement
Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B-Skull Base. 78(1):52-58 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0036-1584298. [PMID] 28180043.
2017
Sclerosing Polycystic Adenosis of the Parotid Gland: A Systematic Review and Report of 2 New Cases.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(5):984-993 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2016.10.031. [PMID] 27888671.
2017
The Cervicofacial Flap in Cheek Reconstruction: A Guide for Flap Design.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(12):2708.e1-2708.e6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.08.006. [PMID] 28886355.
2016
Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer for Head and Neck Reconstruction in Children: Part I
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 27(4):846-856 [DOI] 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002515.
2016
Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Training Programs: Transformation of the Specialty From 2005 to 2015: Report From the Aaoms Committee on Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 74(11):2123-2127 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2016.07.022.
2016
Outcomes of Sinonasal Cancer Treated With Proton Therapy
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 95(1):377-385 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.019. [PMID] 27084655.
2015
Procedure/Technique: endocrine tumors of the neck.
Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 23(1):39-47 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2014.10.007. [PMID] 25707564.
2014
Evaluation of Reconstructive Techniques for Anterior and Middle Skull Base Defects Following Tumor Ablation
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 72(1):198-204 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2013.05.017. [PMID] 23850039.
2014
The supraclavicular artery island and trapezius myocutaneous flaps in head and neck reconstruction.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 26(3):411-20 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2014.05.009. [PMID] 24980989.
2013
Autogenous and prosthetic reconstruction of the ear.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 25(2):271-86 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2013.02.001. [PMID] 23522966.
2013
Digital Measurements of 120 Mandibular Angles To Determine the Ideal Fibula Wedge Osteotomy To Re-Create the Mandibular Angle for Microvascular Reconstruction
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 71(12):2169-2175 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2013.05.005. [PMID] 23945511.
2013
Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of an unknown primary site with cardiac involvement: case report.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 71(11):1998-2003 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2013.04.025. [PMID] 23810617.
2013
Reconstruction of acquired oromandibular defects.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 25(2):241-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2013.02.003. [PMID] 23642671.
2013
Reconstruction of Orbitomaxillary Defects
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 71(2):398-409 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2012.04.035. [PMID] 22766382.
2013
Value of Microvascular Surgery in Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 71(1):189-191 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2012.03.029. [PMID] 22695021.
2013
Versatility of supraclavicular artery island flap in head and neck reconstruction of vessel-depleted and difficult necks.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 71(3):622-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2012.07.005. [PMID] 22921751.
2013
Zygoma implant reconstruction of acquired maxillary bony defects.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 25(2):223-39 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2013.02.007. [PMID] 23642670.
2012
Our experience with 171 open tracheostomies.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 70(7):1699-702 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2011.07.015. [PMID] 22018448.
2012
Outcomes of Total Or Near-Total Lip Reconstruction With Microvascular Tissue Transfer
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 70(12):2899-2906 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2012.02.035. [PMID] 22651938.
2011
Giant Submental Dermoid Cysts With Near Total Obstruction of the Oral Cavity: Report of 2 Cases
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 69(2):532-535 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2010.05.064. [PMID] 21168251.
2011
Head and Neck Osteosarcoma
American Journal of Otolaryngology. 32(6):597-600 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2010.09.002. [PMID] 21093108.
2011
Oral Maxillary Squamous Carcinoma: An Indication for Neck Dissection in the Clinically Negative Neck
Head & neck. 33(11):1581-1585 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.21631. [PMID] 21990223.
2011
Reconstruction of Subtotal Defects of the Lower Lip: a Review of Current Techniques and a Proposed Modification
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 69(1):295-299 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2010.05.079. [PMID] 21030126.
2011
Reoperative mandibular reconstruction.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 23(1):153-60, vii [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2010.11.001. [PMID] 21272771.
2011
Reoperative Maxillofacial Oncology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 23(1):161+-8, vii [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2010.11.002. [PMID] 21272772.
2011
Reoperative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Preface
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 23(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2010.12.004. [PMID] 21272765.
2011
Use of the Internal Mammary Artery Perforator Flap for Repair of Pharyngocutaneous Fistulas in the Vessel-Depleted Neck
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 69(4):1225-1228 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2010.04.021. [PMID] 20739115.
2010
Longstanding giant frontal sinus mucocele resulting in extra-axial proptosis orbital displacement and loss of vision.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 68(12):3051-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2009.12.033. [PMID] 20598793.
2010
Low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the intraoral minor salivary glands with cervical metastasis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 68(6):1396-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2009.12.019. [PMID] 20363544.
2010
Primary osteogenic sarcoma of the maxilla.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 89(10):484-6 [PMID] 20981659.
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2010
Technology in microvascular surgery.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 22(1):73-90 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2009.11.001. [PMID] 20159479.
2009
One Flap Reconstruction of Bilateral Buccal Mucosa and Floor of Mouth With a Radial Forearm Free Flap: “the Aviator Flap” Design
Oral Oncology Supplement. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oos.2009.06.359.
2009
Reconstruction of Mandibular Defects Secondary To Ameloblastoma Resection: a Case for Immediate Reconstruction With Free Tissue Transfer
Oral Oncology Supplement. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oos.2009.06.318.
2009
Unusual histological variant of Ewing’s sarcoma of mandible.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 38(8):891-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2009.03.711. [PMID] 19411158.
2009
Use of the Imap Flap for Pharyngocutaneous Fistulas in the Vessel Depleted Neck
Oral Oncology Supplement. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oos.2009.06.360.
2008
Fellowship training and academic careers.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 20(1):11-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2007.09.003. [PMID] 18194733.
2008
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons treating oral cancer: a preliminary report from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Task Force on Oral Cancer.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 66(10):2151-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2008.06.030. [PMID] 18848117.
2007
A non-lip-splitting double mandibular osteotomy technique applied for resection of tumors in the parapharyngeal and pterygomandibular spaces.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 65(3):566-9 [PMID] 17307611.
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2007
Ameloblastoma.
American Journal of Clinical Oncology-Cancer Clinical Trials. 30(6):645-8 [DOI] 10.1097/COC.0b013e3181573e59. [PMID] 18091060.
2007
An easy method for predictable osteotomies in the vascularized fibula flap for mandibular reconstruction.
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 65(9):1874-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2006.10.051. [PMID] 17719418.
2007
Computer-aided surgery using 3D rendering of maxillofacial pathology and trauma.
International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery. 3(3):203-6 [DOI] 10.1002/rcs.137. [PMID] 17592824.
2007
Endoscopic repair of isolated orbital floor fracture with implant placement.
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 65(8):1449-53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2006.10.080. [PMID] 17656267.
2007
Odontogenic keratocyst: to decompress or not to decompress? A comparative study of decompression and enucleation versus resection/peripheral ostectomy.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 65(4):640-4 [PMID] 17368357.
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2007
Osteogenic sarcoma of the jaw: a 10-year experience.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 65(7):1286-91 [PMID] 17577490.
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2007
Reconstruction of maxillary defects with the radial forearm free flap.
Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 15(1):7-12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2006.10.002. [PMID] 17434057.
2007
Use of the lateral circumflex femoral artery perforator flap in the reconstruction of gunshot wounds to the face.
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 65(10):1990-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2006.11.043. [PMID] 17884527.
2006
Access surgery for oral cancer.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 18(4):565-71 [PMID] 18088853.
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2006
Costochondral rib grafts in mandibular reconstruction.
Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 14(2):179-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2006.05.007. [PMID] 16959605.
2006
Fibula free flap in mandibular reconstruction.
Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 14(2):143-50 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2006.05.003. [PMID] 16959601.
2006
Repair of nasal complex fractures and the need for secondary septo-rhinoplasty.
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 64(12):1785-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2006.03.053. [PMID] 17113446.
2006
The anterolateral thigh flap in mandibular reconstruction.
Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 14(2):185-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cxom.2006.08.001. [PMID] 16959606.

Grants

May 2017 – Feb 2019
Validation of a Symptom Battery to Measure Patient-Reported Outcomes in Individuals with Traumatic Craniomaxillofacial Injuries
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NORTHWESTERN UNIV via AO FOUNDATION

Education

Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
2003-2005 · University of Maryland James L. Kernan Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Surgery Residency
2000-2001 · University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Doctor of Medicine
1998-2000 · University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
1997-2003 · University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Doctor of Dental Medicine
1993-1997 · Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013
MDT7700 Elect Top/Anesthesiol
2013
MDT7600 Elect Top/Surgery
2010-2013
MEL7946 Elect Top/Anesthesiol
2010-2013
MEL7951 Elect Top/Surgery

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