Raja Kummoona

Professor Raja Kummoona is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS), Emeritus professor of Maxillofacial Surgery of Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Research Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons of (1975-1977), President of Iraqi Dental Society (1977-1985), Registrar of Primary FDSRCS in Iraq (1985-1990), and is the most distinguished professor of the University of Baghdad (1991-1992). He is one of 40 top scientists in Iraq awarded a gold medal for 3 years (2000-2002) by presidential celebration. He has had many publications and contributions to science by advocating many surgical procedures and research in cancer surgery and flap reconstruction, TMJ surgery and maxillofacial injuries, orbit tumors and injuries, missile injuries of the face with advancing surgery of war injuries of the face worldwide. He contributed to research in cancer and was the finder of post graduate studies in maxillofacial surgery in Iraq. He has been the Editor of ‘Neck Dissection, Clinical Application and Recent Advances’, Feb 2012, IntechOpen. He has been Editor of ‘Surgical Reconstruction of the Temporomandibular Joint’, 2013. He has been Editor of the book ‘Disease of the TMJ, Surgical Reconstruction, Clinical and Experimental Studies’, April 2014, Science PG. He has been Editor of ‘Missile War Injuries of the Face’, ‘Maxillofacial Injuries in Road Traffic’ published by Science PG in 2014 and editor of the book ‘Jaw Lymphoma and Orofacial Tumors’, 2015, published by Science PG. He is the editor and member of Editorial Board of many international journals, President of the Society of Iraqi Maxillofacial Surgery, founder member of International Society of Head Neck Trauma, 2015, London and Chairman of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad 1982-2000, member of the Council of College of Dentistry 1975-2000, Founder and chairman council of Maxillofacial Surgery, Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations, 1993-2010.

2books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Raja Kummoona

Neck Dissection - Clinical Application and Recent Advances is a leading book in neck surgery and represents the recent work and experiences of a number of top international scientists. The book covers all techniques of neck dissection and the most recent advances in neck dissection by advocating better access to all techniques of neck dissection; e.g. Robotic surgery (de Venice) system, a technique for detection of lymph node metastasis by ultra sonography and CT scan, and a technique of therapeutic selective neck dissection in multidisciplinary treatment. This book is essential to any surgeon specializing or practicing neck surgery, including Head Neck Surgeons, Maxillofacial Surgeons, ENT Surgeons, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Craniofacial Surgeons and also to all postgraduate Medical & Dental candidates in the field.

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