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Dr. Majid Jamali

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
New York, NY
27 years experience male

Locations

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of New York

New York, NY

Address

42 Broadway , Suite 1501, New York, NY, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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About

Bio

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Fellowship training in: - 2011- Corrective jaw surgery 1996- Anesthesiology

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

224 Answers
159 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Swallowing: Tonsillitis? Candida infection? Ulcers? Please see a doctor soon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Open bite: Open bite will get fixed by orthodontics alone by pulling your front teeth together. Occasionally this will give you a gummy smile (if it is a skeleta... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Facial swelling: Any emergency room in a hospital that has an oral surgery coverage would do.
A member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Veins: You might want to see a vascular surgeon. You might have a obstruction below those veins.
A female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
TMJ: Trauma to TMJ area might cause fracture in the condyle area or hemarthrosis (bleeding in the joint ). The hematoma should go away after two weeks. Mea... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Implant: If the implant was recently inserted, sensitivity is due to dentin exposure of adjacent teeth. It will improve over time. If the implant has been ther... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Genioplasty: Aesthetically pleasant, permanent, natural results, more versatile than chin implant in terms of options.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Retropharyngabscess : Fascial layers in head and neck allow muscles and soft tissue glide over each other with ease. Since these layers lay on top of each other, potential ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Braces: Yes you do. The teeth have to be aligned properly before your surgeon can position your jaws into a correct place. The cost varies with each city and... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Ulcers: Please see an oral surgeon to be evaluated. You could be given a topical steroids.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sleep Apnea: First a diagnosis should be made as to which kind you have, a central or obstructive sleep apnea. Medications can be prescribed for neurological disor... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Ulcers: H. F. M. Disease usually presents on kids less than 5 years old. Oral ulcers in that disease are yellowish.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Pain: Pain is a reaction from your body, informing you that there is something wrong. So it should be evaluated soon. Pain in the jaw can be from local iss... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Lymph nodes: Inflammatory, infection, malignancy. Do you have a young cat at home? Also, you should be seen by an oral surgeon to fully evaluate your mouth.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Jaw: Yes. By having genioplasty or orthognathic surgery. But the dimensions should be in harmony with rest of the face.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Malignant tumor: Slim! metastatic lesions to the jaw can occur as well mainly from breasts, lungs. However, there are some benign tumors that are very aggressive and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Jaw surgery: The surgery takes about 3 hours. Usually two jaws have to be repositioned.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Biopsies: Yes. But the patient should be removed from antibiotics for few weeks, then cultures and specimen should be obtained. Otherwise will get false results... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Ulcer: Not much! the duration is short and the therapy should just be with topical anesthetics. Major aphthous ulcers are different and require medical atten... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Chin implant: You should never replace jaw surgery with chin surgery. You would get much better airway, profile with orthognathic surgery. Occasionally, teeth come ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Ulcer: Depends what kind it is, how long it has been present, what your medical history is about and etc. If it is a regular ulcer, it should go away in abou... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Worry now: Should be evaluated. Depends on the history and physical exam. Sooner is better later.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Chin surgery: Not much. Usually Motrin takes care of the discomfort.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Oral surgery: If you have a piercing and wondering if you should keep it while having a procedure the answer would be no. A tongue piecing for example could get dis... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Chin: You have many options. Injections are done with some success. But they require frequent visits. Implants are very popular. Sliding genioplasty can au... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Lock jaw: I don't think it is common. However, after trauma kids are more prone in to getting ankylosis of the joints.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Orbital fracture: Do you get tearing (epiphora) on corner of your eye (closest to the ear)? Have you got any cosmetic issues (ectropion)? If none of the above then us... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Tongue ulcer: It depends on what caused the ulcer. If it is trauma from teeth, it will never heal until the tooth is restored. Many other diseases can cause ulcers... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Open bite: Better facial harmony, better biting and chewing.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sleep apnea: You might have a large tongue (macroglossia) which could be one of the causes of your sleep apnea.
A member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Under jaw: Many things. Depends on the age. Excess skin, lipoma, infection, lymph node, cysts, etc.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Jaw surgery: Sure. But rare. The most common ones are bleeding, infection, swelling and numbness.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Uvula : Could be a viral infection. See someone quick before you suffer from dehydration.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sores: Stress or immune deficiency, reactive viral pemphigus behcet's crohn's.
A male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Chin implant: You could go back after two days. But it is best to discuss this with your surgeon.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Cross bite: It depends how old you are. If young and indications are there, then a surgical assisted rapid palatal expansion can be performed which takes 30 min. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sliding genioplasty: Of course. This is called sliding genioplasty, a method which I prefer. Your own bone is repositioned in a way that you like and screws are used to se... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Open bite: See a good oral surgeon/orthodontist. A dental issue can be fixed by braces alone (mild cases). If skeletal, surgery is needed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Jaw surgery: Believe it or not, not that painful. Most of the patients complain of stuffiness in the nose. But not pain.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sleep apnea: Scarring should not cause sleep apnea. If your septoplasty was successful and the septum remained straight and you still have sleep apnea then the pr... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sleep apnea: There are two kinds: central and obstructive most common is obstructive. The airway has to be evaluated. The problem can be anywhere from the nares,... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Cleft lip: Cleft lip is performed by facial plastic surgeons and maxillofacial surgeons.
A member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
You : You should take three to four days off. No sports for two weeks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Thyroglossal : This procedure is performed to removed the cyst called thyroglossal. It is removed when it is causing trouble.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Lockjaw: It depends how frequent, if it is an open vs. Closed lock, your medications. Please see a specialist and treat it accordingly.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Trismus: This unusual. You might have an infection. Please see your surgeon soon.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
UPPP: This is a procedure performed mainly to reduce snoring and or sleep apnea. The uppp removes the tissue from uvula which is part of the dog palate. . T... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Thyroid: These are all signs of thyroid issue. Please see a physician to evaluate the hormone levels.

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Dec 6, 2012
Dr. Jamali has a wealth of knowledge and I am impressed with his devotion to answering questions on this site as a public service.
Mar 19, 2015
Great oral surgeon!!
HealthTap member
Oct 17, 2013
I had jaw surgery with Dr. Jamali. He made detailed drawings from my x-rays showing exactly how my jaw and chin would change after surgery. He spoke to me about all of the possible complications. He ...Read More
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I have been having this problem for 3 years and about 3 years ago I got elbowed in the jaw ever since then it has not been corrected
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! my lump is near the gum where my wisdom teeth should grow but im 11
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This is the first time I have got a straight answer.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 2010MD

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

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Residency

KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER

Awards

Top Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, First Place, New York - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
American Dental Association
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