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Vasiliki Karlis, DMD, MD
Associate Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Room B-61 Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4920



2001-2002                           New York University Medical Center General Surgery Internship

1999-2001                            Louisiana State University/School of Medicine in Shreveport M.D. Degree

1988-1992                  Bellevue Hospital Center/ NYU Medical  Center  Certificate OMS                                

1984-1988                  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine   D.M.D. Degree 


1980-1984               Tufts University- Jackson College  B.S. Chemistry,   Cum Laude   


Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial Trauma

Outpatient Anesthesia/Sedation for Children and Adults

Dentoalveolar Surgery and Implants


Representative Publications:

                                                                Karlis V, Minkowitz G, Zaslow M, Glickman R: “Leiomyosarcoma                                                                of the Mandible: Report of a Case and Literature Review”                                                                J Oral Maxillofac Surg  Vol.54,  1127-1130, 1996                                                                  Karlis V, Stern R, Isdith K, Kinney L: “Hereditary Angioedema :Case                                                                    Report and Review of Managament”Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod  Vol. 83, 462-4,  1997                                                                    Karlis V, Glickman R: “An Alternative to Archbar   Maxillomandibular Fixation”                                                                 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Vol. 99, No. 6, 1758-9, 1997 Karlis V, Glickman R, Isdith K, Jones J: “Right Facial Edema Associated with Localized Gingival Swelling” J Oral Maxillofac Surg Vol. 56, 760-4, 1998                                                                                                                                Manganaro A, Ragno J, Karlis V: “Mixed Radiolucent/Radiopaque                                                                       Lesion of the Mandible”                                                                J Oral Maxillofac Surg Vol.55, 1456-59, 1997                                                                Stern R, Karlis V, Kinney L, Glickman R: “Using the International                        Normalized Ratio to Standardize Prothrombin Time”Journal of the American Dental Association Vol. 128, 1121-22, 1997                                                                                Karlis V, Glickman R, Zaslow M: “Synovial Chondromatosis of the TMJ with Intracranial Extension”                                                            Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod  Vol. 86,                                                                664-6, 1998 Glickman R, Bae R, Karlis V: “A Model to Evaluate Bone Substitutes for Immediate Implant Placement”                                                                Implant Dentistry Vol 10, 209-215, 2001                                                                 Karlis V, Bae. R, Glickman R: “Mandibular Fracture as a Complication     of Inferior Alveolar Nerve Transposition and Placement of Endosseous Implants: A Case Report Implant Dentistry Vol 12, 211-6, 2003 Connor, S, Karlis, V, Ghali  GE: “Management of the Aging Forehead: A Review” Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod   Vol 95, 642-8, 2003 Turner, M, Karlis, V, Glickman, R: “The Recognition, Physiology, and Treatment of Medication-Induced Methemoglobinemia: A Case Report Anesth Prog 54: 115-117 2007   Book Chapters:                                   Karlis V, Glickman R: Nonsurgical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders.  In: Peterson’s Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Second Edition Volume 2Editors: Miloro, Ghali, Larsen, WaiteOntario Canada, BC Decker; 2004: Chapter 48, 949-961  Glickman R, Karlis V, Turner M: Recognition and Management of Shock. In Fonseca’s Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma Third Edition Volume 1Editors: Walker, Betts, Barber, PowersElsevier Saunders, 2005: Chapter 8, 199-208 Karlis V, Turner M: Endocrine Disorders in Physical Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Critical Care Care Medicine

OMS Knowledge Update Volume 4 2006

Pages 66- 80 Miranda, GT, Karlis, V: Eating Disorders in the Female Patient: Pathophysiology and Treatment StrategiesOral Maxillofacial Surg Clin N Am   19 (2007) 173-185 Karlis, V, Patel, A: Diagnosis and Mangement of Pediatric Salivary Gland InfectionsOral and Maxillofacial Surg Clin N Am  21 (2009) 345-352 Karlis V, Glickman R: Nonsurgical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders.  In: Peterson’s Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery  Third Edition Volume 2Editors: Miloro, Ghali, Larsen, Waite              BC Decker; 2010: Chapter 50 Karlis, V, Bourell L, Glickman R: Ambulatory Anesthesia. In:  Management of Complications in Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryEditors: Miloro, KolokythisWiley-Blackwell; 2012: Chapter 1  Patel A, Karlis, V: Principles of Fixation for Maxillofacial Trauma  In Fonseca’s Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma Fourth Edition  Editors: Walker, Barber, Powers, FrostElsevier; 2013; Chapter 33 Karlis V, Hershman G: A Review of PradaxaOMS Knowledge Update Volume 5In Press       Selected Readings:                             Karlis V, Pavone A, Glickman R: Selected Readings in Oral and Maxillofacial: Management of TMJ Hypermobilty and Hypomobility                                                                Volume 12, Number 5 October 2004    Karlis V, Appelblatt, R, Bourell, L, Glickman, R: Selected Readings in Oral and Maxillofacial: Pediatric Outpatient Anesthesia and Sedation                                                                Volume 18, Number 2 May 2010