George M. Kushner, DMD, MD, FACS, RCSEd

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Chair of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Practice Location: School of Dentistry, First Floor Call for Appointments: 502-852-5401

Scope of Practice: Our practice encompasses the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery from dental extractions and dental implants with IV sedation in the office to major maxillofacial reconstruction in the hospital for trauma, pathology, TMJ and corrective jaw surgery.


  • DMD - Temple University
  • MD - University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Residency - University of Louisville
  • Fellowship - Oral Surgical Institute, Nashville, TN

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Louisville Hospital - Chief of Staff, 2022
  • Norton Children’s Hospital
  • Jewish Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
  • Kentucky Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (KSOMS)
  • Louisville Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (LSOMS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Kentucky Dental Association (KDA)
  • Louisville Dental Society (LDS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)
  • Greater Louisville Dental Society (GLDS)
All of our dentists are teachers and researchers at the UofL School of Dentistry