Gerald T. Grant









Gerald T. Grant, DMD, MS

Acting Chair, Oral Health and Rehabilitation

Phone: 502.852.4129 l  Fax: (502) 852-1317

Background (includes education)


1999    Certificate of Training

Naval Dental School

Maxillofacial Prosthetics

National Naval Dental Center

Bethesda, Maryland


1995    Certificate of Training

Naval Dental School


National Naval Dental Center

Bethesda, Maryland


1995    Masters of Science in Health Sciences

George Washington University

School of Health Sciences

Washington, DC


1985    Doctor of Medical Dentistry

University of Louisville

School of Dentistry

Louisville, Kentucky


1981    Bachelor of Arts

Transylvania University

Lexington, Kentucky


Kentucky: General Dentist License

Board Certification: American Board of Prosthodontists

Faculty Practice Location

401 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 550
Louisville, KY 40202

Research Interests:

Dr. Grant recently retired from the Navy and was instrumental in the development of the Military’s 3D medical modeling center. His research interests are in Dental and medical image capture, computer simulation and design, and fabrication of medical and dental devices with additive manufacturing.

Teaching Activities:

Prosthodontics, Dental Implants, Transitional bioengineering

Course Participation:

Graduate prosthodontics, dental implants, digital dentistry.

Service (committees and leadership at ULSD/UL)

Acting Chair- Oral Health and Rehabilitation Department


Chair – Equipment committee


Executive Committee: Interdisciplinary Studies with Specialization in Translational Bioengineering (ISSTBE) Ph.D. Program

Committee Member – UL Sustainment committee

Honors and Awards

John J. Sherry Award for Dental Research Presented by the American College of Prosthodontics for Postgraduate dental research 1995 ACP Annual Meeting at Washington, DC

Finalist Fuchette International Research Competition Presented “Failure behavior of human cranial bone and developmental calcium phosphate implants”. International Academy of Dental Research, Washington DC 05– 08 April 2000

Major General Bill B. Lefler Federal Services Award in recognition to advancements to prosthodontics to the United States Military, awarded by the  American College of Prosthodontists, Annual Meeting, San Diego,  CA.  4 – 7 November 2009

2012 Judson Hickey Award for Scientific Writing-Research “Accuracy of rapid prototype models for head and neck reconstruction” Awarded by the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2012.

Grand Prize Award for paper presentation: “On Demand Additive Manufacturing of a Basic Surgical Kit” American Society of Manufacturing Engineer Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 2013

2014 Abell Foundation Award for technical transfer work of   “Computer-Assisted Craniomaxillofacial Surgery” (JHU REF: [C12739]  Joint research development between Co-PI’s- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 2014 JHU/UMD Alliance Meeting 18 Feb 2014.

Community Heroes Award – 3D Medical Application Center, Awarded by the Military Officers Association of America, DEC 2014

2015 Tech Connect National Innovation Award – “CAPE SYSTEM: Computer-assisted Craniomaxillofacial Surgery”-  collaborative research with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, John’s Hopkins University, and the Walter Reed 3D Medical Applications Center.- to be awarded at the Tech Connect World Innovation Conference, Washington, DC -  June 14, 2015

Publications (Last 5 years)

Book chapters

Grant GT, Kondor S, Liacouras P.  “Maxillofacial Imaging in the Trauma Patient”, Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;21(1):25-36

Grant GT “Direct Digital Manufacturing”:  Masri R, Driscoll C ‘Clinical Applications of Digital Dental Technology’. June 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

Journal Articles

Liacouras P, Garnes J, Roman R, Grant GT “Auricular Prosthetic Design and Manufacturing using Computed Tomography, 3D Photographic Imaging and Rapid Prototyping” – JPD, Feb 2011, 105;2, pp 80-82


Sabol J, Grant GT, “Digital Image Capture and Rapid Prototyping of the Maxillofacial Defect” –Journal of Prosthodontics 2011 Jun; 20(4):310-4.


Taft R, Kondor S, Grant G “Accuracy of Rapid Prototype Models for Head and Neck Reconstruction”, J Pros Dent 2011 Dec:106(6):399-408


Taft R, Kondor S, Grant G “Accuracy of Rapid Prototype Models for Head and Neck Reconstruction:  Model Accuracy”, J Healthcare, Science, and the Humanities, 2011 Vol 1 (4); 22, 111


Grant GT, Kondor S, Taft R “ Comparison of CBCT and CT in Accuracy of Rapid Prototype Models:  Image Registration”  J Healthcare, Science, and the Humanities, 2011 Vol 1,(4); 128


Kondor S, Grant G, Liacouras P, Schmidt J, Parsons M, Rastogi V, Smith L, Macy B, Sabart B Macedonia, C. “On Demand Additive Manufacturing of a Basic Surgical Kit”  J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030916 (Jul 03, 2013


Kondor S, Grant G, Liacouras P, Schmidt J, Parsons M, Smith L, Macy B, Sabart B, Macedonia, C. “Personalized Surgical Instruments”  J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030934 (Jul 03, 2013


Rastogi V, Smith L, Schmid J, Parsons M, Grant G, Kondor S, Macedonia C “ A Novel Approach for Assured Sterility of medical Devices”  J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030947 (Jul 03, 2013)


Gordon CR, Swanson EW, Susarla SM, Coon D, Rada E, Al Rakan M, Santiago GF, Shores JT, Bonawitz SC, Fishman E, Murphy R, Armand M, Liacouras P, Grant GT, Brandacher G, Lee WPA. “Overcoming cross-gender differences and challenges in Le Fort-based, craniomaxillofacial transplantation with enhanced computer-assisted technology. Ann Plast Surg 2013 Oct; 71(4):421-428.

Gabriel Santiago, Ryan J. Murphy, Devin Coon, Yoshi Otake, Ehsan Basafa, Mohammed Al Rakan, Erin Rada, Shriners Susarla, Edward Swanson, Elliot Fishman, Gerald Brandacher, W.P. Andrew Lee, Peter Liacouras, Gerald Grant, Mehran Armand, Chad R. Gordon "Establishing Cephalometric Landmarks for the Translational Study of Le Fort-based Facial Transplantation in Swine: Enhanced applications using computer-assisted surgery and custom cutting guides" Plastic and Recon Surg 2014:133(5):p1138-1151

Chad R. Gordon, Ryan J. Murphy, Devin Coon, Yoshi Otake, Ehsan Basafa, Mohammed Al Rakan, Erin Rada, Sriniras Susarla, Edward Swanson,  Elliot Fishman, Gabriel Santiago, Gerald Brandacher, W.P. Andrew Lee, Peter Liacouras, Gerald Grant, Mehran Armand "Preliminary Development of a Workstation for Craniomaxillofacial Surgical Procedures - Introducing a Computer-Assisted Planning and Execution (CAPE) System" J Craniofac Surg 2014:25(1):273-83.

Grant GT, Liacouras P, Santiago G, Garcia JR, Al Rakan M, Murphy R, Armand M, Gordon CR. Restoration of the Donor Face after Facial Allotransplantation: Digital Manufacturing Techniques. Ann Plast Surg 2014; 72(6):720-4.

Imanzadeh A, K.M., Kumamaru KK, Wake N,  Mitsouras  D, Grant GT, Liacouras P, George E, Pomahac B, Caterson EJ, Rybicki FJ, Application of 3D Printing in Face Transplantation, in Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)2014: Chicago, IL, USA.

Grant GT, Liacouras P, Aitaholmes C, Garnes J, Wilson WO. “Digital Capture, Design, and Manufacturing of a Facial Prosthesis:  clinical report of a pediatric patient J Prosthet Dent. 2015 Jul; 114(1):138-41.

Swanson, Edward W. MD; Al Rakan, Mohammed MD; Susarla, Srinivas M. MD, DMD, MPH; Rada, Erin MD; Coon, Devin MD; Santiago, Gabriel F. MD; Murphy, Ryan MS; Armand, Mehran PhD;

Liacouras, Peter PhD; Grant, Gerald T. DMD, MS; Brandacher, Gerald MD; Lee, W. P. Andrew MD; Gordon, Chad R. DO “ Abstract P30: Complex Surgical Cutting Guides for Le Fort-Based, Maxillofacial Transplantation Developed through Preclinical, Orthotopic Swine Transplants and Human Cadaver Surgeries: An Academic Scholar Update”. Plastic and Recon Surg: 2014:133(4S) AAPS  Abstract Supplement: p 1045

Murphy R, Gordon C, Basafa E, Liacouras P, Grant G, Armand M; Computer-assisted, Le Forte-based, face-jaw-teeth transplantation: a pilot study on the system feasibility and translational assessment.  Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2015 Jul;10(7):1117-26

Al-Rakan M, Shores JT, Bonawitz S, Santiago G, Christensen J, Grant GT, Murphy RJ, Basafa E, Armand M, Otovic P, Eller S, Brandacher G, Gordon RC.  Ancillary Procedures necessary for translational research in experimental craniomaxillofacial surgery.  J Craniofac Surg  Nov 2014;25(6) 2043-50

Aitaholmes C, Liacouras P, Wilson W, Grant G. Digital capture, design and manufacturing of an extra-oral device for a clarinet player suffering from Bell’s palsy, J Prosthet Dent. 2015 Aug;114(2):297-300

Green M, Lawson S, Liacouras P, Wise E, Gentile M, Grant G.  Custom Anatomical 3D Spacer for Temporomandibular joint resection and reconstruction Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction 03/2015; DOI:10.1055/s-0035-1546814

Murphy RJ, Basafa E, Hashemi S, Grant GT, Liacouras PC, Susarla S, Otake Y, Santiago G, Armand M, Gordon CR “Optimizing Hybrid Occlusion in Face-Jaw-Teeth Transplantation: A preliminary assessment of real-time cephalometery as part of the Computer-assisted Planning and Execution (CAPE) workstation for Craniomaxillofacial surgery”  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Aug;136(2):350-62

Amir I, Liacouras PC, Grant GT, Rybicki F, Ho V “ Medical 3D Printing for the Radiologist”, Radiographics, November 2015; p 1965-1988.

Murphy RJ, Wolfe KC, Liacouras PC, Grant GT, Gordon CR, Armand M  “Computer Assisted Single-Stage Cranioplasty:  A Case Study”  IEEE (accepted, pending publication date)

Gordon CR, Murphy RJ, Grant GT, Armand M “Commentary on “A multicenter experience with image-guided Surgical Navigation:  Broadening Clinical Indications in Complex Craniomaxillofacial Surgery”.  J Craniofac Surg 2015; 26(4):1140-2.

Connors CA, Liacouras PC, Grant GT Custom Titanium Ridge Augmentation Matrix (CTRAM),  IJPRD, 2015 [accepted, pending publication date]

Lin W, Harris B, Grant GT “A digital approach for planning computer-guided surgery and immediate provisionalization in the partially edentulous patient”  J Prosth Dent, 2015 [accepted, pending publication date]


Administrative Staff

, Administrative Assistant 502-852-1318

, Executive Secretary – 502-852-6928

, Administrative Assistant 502-852-7479