Sabine Girod


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Sabine C. Girod
Associate Professor - Med Center Line, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor - Med Center Line (By courtesy), Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)
Surgical Specialties Professional Practice Committee, LPCH
Committee for Professionalism, Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Clinic Advisory Council, Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Chief, Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery Service, Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Director, Stanford Plastic Surgery Adult Clinic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow, 2008-2009 and 2007-2008
Supported by the Iris F. Litt, M.D Fund
Clayman Institute Faculty Voice and Influence Fellow, 2011-2012

Dr. Girod is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, and the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the VA Palo Alto. She received her DDS from the University of Bonn, Germany, her MD from the University of Hannover Germany, and her PhD from the University of Cologne, Germany, for her work on "Tumor Suppressor Genes in Head and Neck Oncogenesis". She trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Germany and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Her special clinical and research interest is craniofacial reconstructive surgery for congenital deformities, traumatic injuries and tumors. She was the first female faculty in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in West-Germany and the first woman to receive the prestigious Wassmund Award of the German Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for her academic and clinical work.

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