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MedStar Washington Hospital Center (previously Washington Hospital Center) / Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Program Director  Ravi Agarwal  

        MedStar Washington Hospital Center 

        Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 

        110 Irving St., NW 


        Washington, District of Columbia  20010 

        Phone (Work): 202-877-6576 


        State Program located in: District of Columbia 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: October 1

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 06/19

        Length of Program:  48 months

        Program Number: OMS214

        Is your program located in an academic institution or clinical institution? Hospital

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: Certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 3

        Does your program accept predoctoral students as externs (typically described as 1-2 weeks of voluntary, full-time, primarily observational experiences without formal educational objectives or affiliation)?:  Yes

        If available, please provide the web address for additional information:

      Program Description ↑ 

      The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Medstar Washington Hospital Center has provided inpatient and outpatient services to the metropolitan Washington, DC, community since 1936. The oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program is a four-year program with three available positions each year. The program offers an interdisciplinary look at oral and  maxillofacial surgery, featuring a high volume of patients with a wide range of conditions. Residents learn the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery, from elective procedures to trauma interventions, gradually assuming full responsibility for patient care.  Residents work in a variety of settings, providing services in the ambulatory care center, emergency department, MedSTAR shock/trauma unit and in the operating room, under the close supervision of more than 30 attending oral & maxillofacial surgeons.

      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        Program Specific Requirements

        ADA ADAT Scores are Required: No

        ADA ADAT Scores are Accepted but Not Required: Yes

        Must upload unofficial undergraduate transcripts to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit Dental School transcripts to the program (in addition to ADEA PASS): No

        Must report GRE scores in the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original GRE scores to the program: No

        Must upload a CV/Resume to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit a photocopy or a notarized copy of your dental school diploma to the program: Yes

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: No

        Must submit official NBDE results to ADEA PASS: No

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: No

        Must submit a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score. (OMS only): Yes

        Must submit a 2" x 2" photo to the program: Yes

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: Yes

        Additional Information: 

        Please visit our website for additional information regarding supplemental application.  If information uploaded to PASS, no need to submit directly to the program.

        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: Yes

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: Yes

        Domestic Applicants:  $ 50.00

        International Applicants: 

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $

        If undergraduate transcripts and 2x2 photo have been uploaded to PASS, then only the supplemental application and processing fee should be submitted to the department.

        Additional Information

        Information for supplemental application can be found at:


        If undergraduate transcripts and 2x2 photo have been uploaded to PASS, then only the supplemental application and processing fee should be submitted to the department.

        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        Interviews will be held on a Saturday in early December 2023.

      Program Requirements Part II ↑ 

        General Requirements

        Must have passed Part 1, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have passed Part 2, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have earned a D.M.D./D.D.S. degree, or equivalent: Yes

        Must have completed a one-year residency program: No

        Additional Information: 


        Must be a U.S. Citizen: Yes

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: Yes

        Must have a limited permit: No

        Must have a U.S. dental license: No

        Must be eligible for state dental license: No

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: Will Not be Considered

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident
        US/ Canadian citizen, US/ Canadian permanent resident

        Additional Information: 

        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): No

        Must be proficient in the English language: Yes

        Must report TOEFL score on ADEA PASS application: Not Applicable

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: Yes

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: Yes

        May be considered if graduated from non-ADA accredited dental school: No

        Additional Information: