909 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
- Primary Area of Practice
- Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial
- Specialty/Area of Focus
- Head & Neck Cancers
- Medical School
- Graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1988
- Dr Diecidue graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency at Jefferson University Hospital. In addition, Dr Diecidue also earned his MBA and MSPH.
Dr Diecidue and his partners at Jefferson Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provide a variety of services including the diagnosis and treatment of conditions which affect the facial structure and function of the mouth and jaws. Dr Diecidue specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the head and neck.
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- Philadelphia, PA US
- Hospital Affiliations
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
- Honors and Awards
- 2010 Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Board Certified: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American College of Physician Executives
American Board of Dental Anesthesiology
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Association
Delaware Valley Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration
Pennsylvania Dental Association
Philadelphia County Dental Society
American Medical Association
State University of New York at Stony Brook: 1978
Chemistry and Psychology
Drexel University: 1983
Health Care Delivery
University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine: 1988
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: 1992
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Jefferson Medical College: 1997
Thomas Jefferson University College of Graduate Studies: 2005
Orbital Hemorrhage and Compressive Optic Neuropathy in Patients With Midfacial Fractures Receiving Low-Molecular Weight Heparin Therapy Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Jul 2009;67(7):1416-1419
Authors: Jamal BT, Diecidue RJ, Taub D, Champion A, Bilyk JR.
In this paper, 2 orbital hemorrhagic complications in patients receiving enoxaparin therapy will be presented. The incidence of DVT in the OMS patient, recent prophylactic strategies, and their effectiveness will be reviewed.
Ophthalmic Injuries in Patients With Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures Requiring Surgical Repair Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | May 2009;67(5):986-989
Authors: Jamal BT, Pfahler SM, Lane KA, Bilyk JR, Pribitkin EA, Diecidue RJ, Taub DI.
Purpose: Injuries to the middle third of the face commonly destroy the integrity of the orbital skeleton, and are frequently complicated by injury to the eye, ranging between 2.7% and 90.6% in reported series. This article is a retrospecitve, descriptive case study assessing the spectrum and incidence of ophthalmic involvement in patients presenting with zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures.
The Pattern of Combined Maxillofacial and Cervical Spine Fractures Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Mar 2009;67(3):559-562
Authors: Jamal BT, Diecidue R, Qutub A, Cohen M.
Purpose: Prompt recognition of cervical fractures in patients with facial fractures is of prime importance, as failure to diagnose such injuries carries a significant risk of causing neurologic abnormalities, long-term disabilities, and even death. The aim of this retrospective case study is to desribe the different patterns of combinations of maxillofacial and cervical spine (C-spine) injuries to provide guidance in diagnosis and care of patients with combined injuries.
Evaluating a Dental Practice for Purchase or Associateship Dental Clinics of North America | Jul 2008;52(3):483-493
Authors: Diecidue RJ.
This article reviews the process and provides an overview of the general steps involved in the evaluation of a dental practice for purchase or associateship.
Oral management in a patient with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Special Care in Dentistry | May 2007;27(3):101-104
Authors: Young JM, Diecidue RJ, Nussbaum BL.
In patients with complete TMJ ankylosis, dental extractions can be safely and effectively performed while accessing teeth from the buccal aspect. This approach has successfully resulted in decreased morbidity in these patients as well as others with limited oral opening.
Non-surgical treatment modalities of facial photodamage: practical knowledge for the oral and maxillofacial professional International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | May 2006;35(5):389-398
Authors: Hegedus F, Diecidue R, Taub D, Nyirady J.
For the discerning patient, improving overall facial skin appearance is becoming an integral part of the process of surgical cosmetic procedures. Here, some of the non-surgical options available for the treatment of photodamaged skin are reviewed and an overview of the specific treatments in this category provided.
Trigeminal nerve injuries after mandibular implant placement - Practical knowledge for clinicians International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants | Jan 2006;21(1):111-116
Authors: Hegedus F, Diecidue RJ.
This article reviews the different types of nerve injuries, their symptoms and diagnosis, and provides information for clinicians to manage their implant patients with neurosensory disturbance.
Molecular interactions of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 with primary human oral keratinocytes Journal of Virology | Jul 2005;79(13):8440-8453
Authors: Acheampong EA, Parveen Z, Muthoga LW, Wasmuth-Peroud V, Kalayeh M, Bashir A, Diecidue R, Mukhtar M, Pomerantz RJ.
We utilized molecular and virological techniques to analyze HIV-1 infection of primary human mucosal cells and also evaluated the proapoptotic potential of selected HIV-1 proteins in primary isolated human oral keratinocytes.
Development of Osteomyelitis after Direct Laryngoscopy Anesthesiology | Apr 2004;100(4):1021-1023
Authors: Tucke AG, Diecidue RJ.
Intraosseous ganglion of the temporomandibular joint presenting with otorrhea Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery | May 2000;126(5):665-668
Authors: Albright JT, Diecidue RJ, Johar A, Keane WM.
We discuss an unusual case of an intraosseous temporomandibular ganglion cyst that presented with bloody otorrhea.
Post-traumatic hemorrhage in a patient with previously undiagnosed von Willebrand's disease Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Mar 2000;58(3):332-336
Authors: Diecidue R, Richard J, Spera J, Streck P.
Microscrew and microplate systems for select osteotomies in orthognathic surgery Oral Surgery Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology | 1993;75(3):276-279
Authors: Farole A, Diecidue RJ.
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- Dentist, Physician, Active Health Library, Doctor, Oral Surgeon, Surgeon, Jefferson Oral Surgery