John P. Stella, DDS, FACS

John Stella, DDS, FACS

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

EDUCATION

Undergraduate: State University of New York at Binghampton 1976-1980
Major: Biology
Minor: Organic Chemistry
Dental School: Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery 1980-1984
Internship: John Peter Smith Hospital (Anesthesia) 1984-1985

Residency: Parkland Memorial Hospital (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) 1985-1988

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

* American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
* American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
* American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
* American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
* American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Fellow)
* American Dental Association
* Fort Worth District Dental Society
* Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
* Texas Dental Association Honorable Order of Good Fellow Member

* National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

TEACHING AND RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

President, Medical Staff 2012-2014

John Peter Smith Hospital

Chairman 2012 – 2014
Medical Executive Committee

John Peter Smith Hospital

Chairman 1994 to Present
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

John Peter Smith Hospital

Chairman 2009 2011
Credentialing Review Committee

John Peter Smith Hospital

Vice President, Medical Staff 2009-2011

John Peter Smith Hospital

Medical Peer Review Committee 1997-2009

John Peter Smith Hospital

Chairman 1997 to 1999
Education Committee

John Peter Smith Hospital

Member
Chairman Committee 1994 to Present
Medical Practice Committee 1997 to 2003

John Peter Smith Hospital

Co-Director
Fort Worth Cleft Palate Program
John Peter Smith Hospital 1989 to present

Facial & Oral Surgery Institute (FOSI) 1989-2010

AAOMS Committee on Cleft Lip & Palate 1995 to present

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dept. of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1996 to present

AWARDS/HONORS:
* Phi Beta Kappa 1980
* Omicron Kappa Upsilon 1984
* Hastings Merit Memorial Award (Periodontics) 1984
* American Academy of Oral Medicine Award (Oral Pathology 1984
* New York State Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Award 1984
* Dentsply International Award (Prosthodontics) 1984
* Scholastic Achievement Award Alpha Omega 1984
* Alumni Award for Oral Surgery 1984
* Alumni Award for Operative Dentistry 1984
* Fort Worth District Dental Society Table Clinic (2nd Place) 1989
* Royal College of Surgeons Lecture (Duram, England) 1995
* Honorary Masters Degree from Federal University of Uberlandia,

Minas Gerais, Brazil College of Dentistry 2003

PUBLICATIONS:

Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Relapse Patterns and Etiologies After Correction of Class III Open Bite Via Subcondylar Ramus Osteotomies. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery. Vol. 1(2) 91-99, 1986.

Stella, J.P., Kageler, W.V., Epker, B.N.: Fiberoptic Endotracheal Intubation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Indications, Techniques, Results. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Nov 44(1) 923-925, 1986.

Stella, J.P., Streater, M., Epker, B.N.: Predictability of Upper Lip Position Following Maxillary Advancement Surgery. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 47: 697-703, 1989.

Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Transoral Submental Lipectomy. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 47: 795-803, 1989.

Tharanon, W., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: a Modified Superior Based Pharyngeal Flap: A Retrospective Study. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology. 70: 256-267, 1990.

Stella, J.P., Tharanon, W.: A Precise Radiographic Method to Determine the Location of the Inferior Alveolar Canal in Posterior Edentulous Mandible, Part I. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Vol. 5 (1) 15-22, 1990.

Stella, J.P., Tharanon, W.: A Precise Radiographic Method to Determine the Location of the Inferior Alveolar Canal in Posterior Edentulous Mandible, Part II. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 5(1) 23-29, 1990.

Stella, J.P.: Esthetic Evaluation of the Face for Cosmetic Surgery. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update, Vol 1, Part II, 1995

Stella, J.P.: Evaluation of the Face for Aesthetic Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. Vol. 8(1) 1-12, Feb 1996.

Ferrara, Eric D, Stella, John Paul: Restoration of the Edentulous Maxilla: The Case for the Zygomatic Implants. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 62:1418-1422, 2004

Major Contributing Author:

Cosmetic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery W. B. Saunders, January 1990.
Section I: Chapter 1 – Systemic Esthetic Evaluation of the Neck
Chapter 4 – Simultaneous Orthognathic and Cosmetic Neck Surgery
Section II: Chapter 1 – Systemic Esthetic Evaluation of the Nose
Section III: Chapter 4 – Applied surgical Anatomy of the Buccal Fat Pad
Chapter 5 – Cosmetic Buccal Lipectomy

Section IV: Chapter 4 – Cosmetic Supraorbital-Frontal Resculpturing

Contributing Author: Impacted Teeth W.B. Saunders, 1992 Chapter: Surgical Considerations for Impacted Teeth in the Region of Elective Osteotomies

Stella, J.P., Hiroshi, Y., Epker, B.N., Gahli, G.E.: The Modified Superior Based Pharyngeal Flap. Part IV Position of the Base of the Flap. Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology Vol. 73 (1) 13-18, January 1992.

Epker, B.N., Stella, J.P., Fish, L.C.: Orthodontic Surgical Correction of Dentofacial Deformities Vol. I, II, III, IV. C.V. Mosby, 1994.

Triplett, R.G., Stella, J.P., et al: A Discussion of the Medical Necessity of Dental Implants. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons position paper, July 1994.

Magalhaes, A., Stella, J.P., Tahasuri, T.H.: Changes in Condylar Position Following Bilateral Sagittal Split Ramus Osteotomy with Setback. International Journal of Adult Orthodontic & Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 10 (2), 1995.

Magalhaes, A., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Facial Antropometrics versus Cephalometry as Predictors for Surgical Treatment in Class III Dentofacial Deformities. International Journal of Adult Orthodontic & Orthognathic Surgery. Vol 10 (4), 1995.

Chaisrisookumporn, N., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Anthropometric profile evaluation of the midface in patients with cleft lip and palate. Triple O, Vol 80 (2), 1995.

Chaisrisookumporn, N., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Cephalometric profile evaluationsin patients with cleft lip and palate. Vol 80 (2), 1995.

Facial Clefts and Craniosynostosis. Stella, J.P. and Epker, B.N.: Diagnosis of and Treatment Planning for Facial Asymmetries W.B. Saunders, 1996.

Walker, L., Stella J.P., Carlotti, A.: Cephalometric Predictability of Bimaxillary Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics, Vol. 8(1), Feb 1996.

Stella, J.P., Davis, E.: Osteoplasty and advancement genioplasty for widening of the chin. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 55:1943-1946, 1997.

Marquez, I., Stella, J.P.,: Modification of sagittal split ramus osteotomy to avoid unfavorable fracture around impacted third molars. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery, Vol. 13, No.3, 1998.

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.,: Geometric considerations when planning an asymmetric genioplasty. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthoganthic Surgery. Vol. 14, No. 3, 1999

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.: Predictability of bimaxillary orthognathic surgery using piggyback intermediate splints. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery. Vol. 15, No. 1, 2000.

Burye, M.T., Stella, J.P.,: Predictable proximal segment position: An innovative method for obtaining predicted presurgical position of the proximal segment in sagittal split osteotomies. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 15, No. 1, 2000.

Marquez, I., Stella, J.P., Fish, L.C.: Two year follow-up of distraction osteogenesis: Its effect on mandibular ramus height in hemifacial microsomia. Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Volume 117, No.2, 2000

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.: The predictability of using inferior medial canthus as a stable external vertical reference in maxillary repositioning surgery, International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 15, No. 4, 2000

Herford, Alan S., Stella, J.P.: An algorithm for determination of ideal location of interdental osteotomies in pre-surgical orthodontic treatment planning, International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 15, No. 4, 2000

Stella, J.P., Warner, M.R.: Sinus Slot Technique for Simplification and Improved Orientation of Zygomaticus Dental Implants; A Technical Note. International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants 2000; 15:889-893

Stella, J.P., Abolenen, Haitham: Restoration of the Atrophied Posterior Mandible with Transverse Alveolar Maxillary/Mandibular Implants: Technical Note and Case Report, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants 2002; 17(6) 873-9

Cillo, JE, Stella, JP. Selection of Sagittal Split Ramus Osteotomy Technique Based on Skeletal Anatomy and Planned Distal Segment Movement: Current Therapy. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 63(1): 109-14, 2005

Cillo, JE, Stella, JP. The Push Osteotome: An Alternative technique to Preserve Periodontal Health in Segmental LeFort Osteotomies: Technique and Retrospective Review. Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 63(275-278), 2005

Miles, BA, Hansen, BJ, Stella, JP. Polyvinylsiloxane as an Alternative Material for the Intermediate Orthognathic Occlusal Splint. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 64(1318-1321), 2006

Caloss, R, Atkins, K, Stella, JP. Three-Dimensional Imaging for Virtual Assessment and Treatment Simulation in Orthognathic Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2007

Hatzis, G, Stella, JP. Occlusal Plane Correction to Maintain an Esthetic Labiomental Curve. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Vol. 25, No. 1, 2008.

Stella, JP., Kao, H., Williams, F. Warner, M., Netto, H., Nascimento, F. Areas Doadoras Autogenas Extrabucas; Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia, 7(226-271), 2011

Stella, JP., Phillips, B., Netto, H., Nascimento, F. Tecnica Rapida E Economica De Protese Hibrida Imediata; Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia 16(528-539), 2011

Stella, JP., Ponsford, MW.: Algorithm for the Differential Diagnosis of Posterior Open Bites: Two Illustrative Cases. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2012